He attempted murder. He succeeded. He got away with it.

The good news, such as it is, is that Florida "loud music killer" Michael Dunn is going to prison, hopefully for a long time. The bad news is that once again, a jury and a (willfully?) incompetent prosecutor have reminded us that in the so-called Sunshine State in 2014, it's not considered murder for a person of privilege to gun down a young unarmed black man like Jordan Davis.

It's time to end Florida's Stand Your Ground law, and similar statutes in other states, by any non-violent means necessary.

Here's the always on-target Ta-Nehisi Coates on what it all means.


And here's a picture that's worth 1,000 words.