Self-Defense or Illegal Homicide? Is ‘Stand-Your-Ground’ Evolving?
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Self-Defense or Illegal Homicide? Is ‘Stand-Your-Ground’ Evolving?

Patrik Jonsson, THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR ATLANTA (Christian Science Monitor) — Again and again American…

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Florida Mom Convicted for Firing Warning Shot Released from Prison
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Florida Mom Convicted for Firing Warning Shot Released from Prison

  JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 28 (UPI) — A Florida woman sentenced to 20 years in prison…

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U.S. Commission Hears Experts on ‘Stand Your Ground’
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U.S. Commission Hears Experts on ‘Stand Your Ground’

Mike Schneider, ASSOCIATED PRESS   ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — “Stand your ground” statutes benefit whites…

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Marissa Alexander Denied ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing
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Marissa Alexander Denied ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing

  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (USA Today) — Duval County Circuit Court Judge James Daniel has made…

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Marissa Alexander Back on Trial in July
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Marissa Alexander Back on Trial in July

by Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call Marissa Alexander Marissa Alexander…

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Marissa Alexander’s Sentence Could Triple in ‘Warning-Shot’ Case
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Marissa Alexander’s Sentence Could Triple in ‘Warning-Shot’ Case

[Florida Times-Union] A Jacksonville woman whose case generated outrage when she was sentenced to 20…

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Florida Woman Imprisoned for ‘Warning Shot’ Released from Prison Before Thanksgiving
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Florida Woman Imprisoned for ‘Warning Shot’ Released from Prison Before Thanksgiving

[ABC News] Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Breaking News from ABC | Thanksgiving…

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Renisha McBride and Other Black Women Need to be Defended
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Renisha McBride and Other Black Women Need to be Defended

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist All Renisha McBride wanted to do was to go home. …

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Marissa Alexander Will Get a New Trial
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Marissa Alexander Will Get a New Trial

[MSNBC] Marissa Alexander, the African-American woman who was sentenced to 20 years for discharging a…

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Blacks in America are Guilty – America’s Polluted Perception
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Blacks in America are Guilty – America’s Polluted Perception

by Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times On Saturday,…

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