Post Tagged with: "Stand Your Ground"
“Who will speak for the voiceless victims, silenced by an aggressor who claims he wasn’t an aggressor but is protected by a flawed law?” said Democratic Rep. Bobby Dubose.
At a press conference regarding the arrest the white man who killed McKnight, Sheriff Newell Normand allayed fears of a white shooter, saying, "predominantly, Black males … commit the murders.”
The mothers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis lead a march to demand a repeal of the law that protects murderers like George Zimmerman and Michael Dunn, while the Florida Senate looks to compromise with a reform of the law.
President’s personal statement reminds America that we’re not past racism in this country.
Prominent leaders promise ongoing action against Stand Your Ground legislation and other civil-rights efforts in the wake of outrage over the Trayvon Martin verdict.
A reader asks why this tragedy is considered racial injustice. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti responds.