Stand Your Ground Convictions Reveal Clear Racial Bias
An analysis of 204 Florida cases finds defendants are far more likely to be convicted if the victim is white.
Fearing Hip-Hop: The Decline of the White Conscience
Overheated Beltway cranks and the blood on their hands.
Florida: The Most Dangerous Place to Be Black in America
For Florida, being at the center of a maelstrom about race and justice for black Americans is nothing new. Especially if you ever had a run-in with Lake County’s brutal seven-term sheriff, Willis McCall.
George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin, and Racial Bias in 'Justifiable Homicide' Trials
In the 29 states that use the law, stand your ground increases the likelihood of a justified homicide ruling—but only when a white person is accused of killing a black person.
Datebook: What's Happening in May and June—and Why It Matters
From the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition to the murder trial of George Zimmerman, events you should be aware of.