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Jamaican Immigrant Peter Spencer's Shooting Death Ruled Self-Defense

Supporters and the grieving family demand justice in a case they’ve dubbed ‘a modern-day lynching.’

Father Speaks Out After Son’s Killer Is Sentenced To Only One Year In Jail But Not For Murder

His father speaks out about the injustice.

Black Georgia Man Charged With Murder After Shooting At Group Of White Attackers

Lawyers using stand your ground defense.

Blind Florida Man Acquitted in Fatal Shooting Has Crazy Request for the Court

He wants his guns back — and he wants them now.
Trayvon Martin Tragedy - While the details surrounding Trayvon Martin’s slaying are still-developing, 78 percent of individuals in a recent poll conducted by Orlando news station WFTV said race played a part in the 17-year-old’s shooting death by neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman. Fourteen percent said they disagreed, while eight percent said they were unsure.  (Photo: Courtesy Facebook)

This Day in Black History: Feb. 26, 2012

Florida teenager Trayvon Martin is shot and killed.

Marissa Alexander Speaks Out About Her Controversial Case

Marissa Alexander's case sparked a nationwide debate.

Documentary on Jordan Davis Is Coming to HBO

The documentary 3 1/2 Minutes details Davis's tragic death.

Marissa Alexander Has Been Released From Jail

Florida mother is on house arrest for two years.

Marissa Alexander Agrees to Plea Deal

Florida mother will serve 65 more days in jail.

Michael Dunn to be Retried for Killing Jordan Davis

A judge denied the defense's motion to relocate the trial.