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Davis, who has been on the front lines of the Black Lives Matter movement for some time, understands that Jordan is just one story of many in America. For him, the most immediate change can come on Black Friday, the third anniversary of Jordan's death.

The new documentary 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets depicts the 21st century lynching of a young teenager named Jordan Davis, who was gunned down by a White man named Michael Dunn at a gas station for playing his music too loud. Via Take Part: Directed by Marc Silver, the documentary intercuts powerful exclusive footage from a riveting […]

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As family mourn the loss of Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden’s son, plans are being made for his funeral service. According to the White House, President Obama will deliver the eulogy at the funeral mass, which is slated to take place in Delaware Saturday. “Like his dad, Beau was a good, big-hearted, devoutly Catholic […]

Marissa Alexander, the woman who fired off warning shots at her estranged, abusive husband, has been released from prison as part of her plea deal from November that reduced her 20 years. The 34-year-old mother had been locked up since 2010, when the case began, and has finally been released to go back home, according to local […]

The entire nation of North Korea lost their internet service for nine hours. The disruption of the service came amongst a war of words between the United States and North Korea over a massive cyber attack on Sony Pictures. Matthew Prince, President of Cloudflare, said it is highly unlikely to be an attack by the […]

Ending the four-year criminal case against her and throwing out the possible 60 years she faced for firing a warning shot at her estranged husband, Marissa Alexander has agreed to a plea deal that will send her to jail for another two months. In fact, the deal has left her with another 65 days in jail. […]

South Carolina prosecutors are causing controversy with their interpretation of the Stand Your Ground law. According to Think Progress, prosecutors in Charleston claim victims of domestic violence who defend themselves against their attacker should not qualify for a Stand Your Ground defense. The topic of domestic violence as it pertains to the contentious law was brought to light over the case […]

UPDATE: Thursday 12:15 PM EST Live stream for Michael Dunn’s retrial:  ————–  On Monday, the retrial of Michael Dunn began with prosecutors and defense attorneys screening individuals for jury selection. Florida teen Jordan Davis was killed on November 23, 2012 after a verbal altercation with Dunn, fueled by the teen’s loud music. Davis was unarmed. Dunn opened […]

After a jury deadlocked in February on whether or not he was guilty of murdering 17-year-old Jordan Davis, Michael Dunn, 47, will stand trial a second time this month. On Monday morning jury selection began for the retrial that will determine if he will spend a minimum of 60 years in prison for murdering Davis. During […]

After two weeks of opening statements from the defense and prosecution, witness testimony, and closing arguments from both sides, a jury of 12 went to deliberations in the trial of Theodore Wafer — the man who killed 19-year-old Renisha McBride in November 2013. In closing arguments, the prosecution said Wafer, who claims to have acted in […]