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.
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The father of Jordan Davis, the unarmed 17-year-old who was gunned down by Michael Dunn in 2012 during a dispute about loud music, is hoping the new documentary about his son’s slaying will provoke more than outrage. Ron Davis told NewsOne in a recent interview he sees 3 and 1/2 Minutes, which HBO is set to air, as a “call […]
The father of Jordan Davis, the unarmed teen who was gunned down by Michael Dunn in 2012 over loud music, has advice for the family of South Carolina police shooting victim Walter Scott. In a recent interview with NewsOne, Ron Davis explained what will happen when the murder case against Scott’s killer, policeman Michael Slager, goes to trial: “You’re going […]
Updated: Fri. Oct. 17, 4:30 p.m. ET: Twitter celebrated Michael Dunn’s sentence Friday in the shooting death of unarmed teen Jordan Davis over “loud music.” He was sentenced to life plus 105 years by a Florida judge. The sentence comes in the aftermath of the shooting of unarmed Ferguson, Mo., teen Mike Brown by white […]
UPDATED 10/1/14, 5:16 P.M.: The Rev. Al Sharpton has released the following statement on Michael Dunn’s guilty verdict: “The conviction of Michael Dunn of first degree murder vindicates the committed work of the parents of Jordan Davis and all of us, who despite setbacks still tried to get the courts to deal with issues […]
UPDATED October 1, 2014 at 4:50 p.m. ET: CNN is reporting a first-degree murder guilty verdict in the so-called “loud music” trial of Michael Dunn, who was charged with killing Florida teen Jordan Davis in 2012. The jury took less that 6 hours to come back with a decision. Watch the moment of truth in […]
A week ago, I saw a flier in my Harlem barbershop about a rally to mark the two-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death at the hands of vigilante and village idiot, George Zimmerman. I’d love to sit here and say that I immediately studied it with plans to head downtown in memoriam today. Instead, I […]
America never loved us! That’s how the young activists of the civil rights group The Dream Defenders felt moments after a jury failed to convict Michael Dunn of first degree murder in the death of Jordan Davis. That Dunn will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars for shooting at Davis’ friends meant very […]
Lucia McBath and Ron Davis, the parents of slain 17-year-old Jordan Davis, slammed Creshuna Miles, 21, Juror no. 8 in the Michael Dunn murder trial, for saying that their son’s killer was a “nice guy” and that “race was never a factor” in the verdict. RELATED: Dunn Trial Juror #4: We Voted 9-3 To Convict Him Of 1st-Degree Murder Black Juror […]
The second juror from the Michael Dunn murder trial has broken her silence, saying that the shocking verdict had nothing to do with race, reports CNN. RELATED: Dunn Trial Juror #4: We Voted 9-3 To Convict Him Of 1st-Degree Murder Juror No. 8, Creshuna Miles, 21, was one of two Black women on a jury which voted 9-3 […]
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