Jordan Davis

Lucy McBath in Congress

Representative Lucy McBath Co-Sponsors Legislation to Curb Gun Violence

McBath, the mother of slain teen Jordan Davis: For my son, my family and the countless others impacted by gun violence—we will fix this broken system.

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The 13 Most Badass Moments From Every Episode of 'Luke Cage'

Because we love you—and “Luke Cage” star Mike Colter—the Colorlines staff binged the entire season of this epic new edition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here are the sexiest, craziest and otherwise Luke Cage-iest moments from each episode of season one.

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Mothers of the Movement Say Hillary Clinton is Unafraid to #SayTheirNames

Nine women—the mothers of Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin and more—took to the stage at the DNC to endorse the candidate they feel cares the most about Black lives.

Jordan Davis Should Have Turned 21 Today

Michael Dunn murdered the 17-year-old for daring to play his music loudly.

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Kicks Off Today in NYC

The festival runs from today through June 21st. 

Jordan Davis' Parents Talk About Film '3 1/2 Minutes' at Sundance

It’s already causing a buzz.

In Jordan Davis Retrial, Florida Jury Says, 'Guilty'

Michael Dunn now faces possibility of life without parole.

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men

A monthly series exploring the ways in which injustice impacts every stage of black male life.

Black Juror in Dunn Case Breaks Silence, Says Race Wasn't a Factor

Creshuna Miles says she thinks Dunn was guilty of second-degree murder.

Juror Says Michael Dunn Got Away with Murder

When first polled, only two jurors said Dunn was acting in self defense when he killed Jordan Davis.

Artists Create Portraits of Justice After Dunn and Zimmerman Verdicts

In the face of unjust rulings, artists step in to fill the void left by the courts.

Jordan Davis: What We've Come to Expect

We’ve learned to shield ourselves, and expect inequity.

Hung Jury for Michael Dunn's Count of First-Degree Murder

Despite a mistrial on one count, Dunn was convicted of three counts of attempted murder and of shooting a firearm.

'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jesse Williams Speaks Out on Jordan Davis Murder

“It is not a black problem,” the actor said.

Watch Now: Jordan Davis Murder Trial Live

Accused murderer Michael Dunn takes the stand.

Jordan Davis Murder Trial Begins in Fla. Today

In a case reminiscent of Trayvon Martin’s, 17-year-old Davis was allegedly shot and killed in 2012 by a white man after an argument over loud music.

Testimony at Senate 'Stand Your Ground' Hearing Gets Bizarre

Sen. Ted Cruz tells mothers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis that their sons deaths were not about race.