Thursday, September 18, 2014
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He attempted murder. He succeeded. He got away with it.

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.

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