Stand Your Ground law

On Friday, Circuit Judge James H. Daniel denied Marissa Alexander’s request for a new Stand Your Ground hearing to seek immunity from prosecution under the law for…

It’s clear that potential was snuffed out when George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, but the sky may have been the limit, literally, for the Florida…

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

A dance group, Dancing for Action (DFA), held a flashmob outside Senator Chuck Schumer’s Midtown office Wednesday, demanding an end to “Stand Your Ground” laws.…

Calling youth involvement critical for any meaningful social change, hip-hop artist Talib Kweli (pictured center) became the latest celebrity to join the Dream Defenders, a…

As the city of Jacksonville, Fla., continues to deal with the shocking murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis (pictured above) at the hands of overzealous gun…