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Breaking: Michael Dunn gets life for Jordan Davis killing

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:55 pm October 17, 2014 The Florida man accused of shooting and killing an unarmed 17-year-old teen over a loud music dispute has been sentenced to life in prison. Michael Dunn, 47, was convicted of first-degree murder for shooting Davis in November 2012. 

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Justice for Jordan Davis: jury finds Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:37 pm October 1, 2014 A jury has found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a slain Florida teen. The 47-year-old shot and killed Jordan Davis outside of a convenience store in November 2012. The two had an argument over loud music that was coming from Davis’ car. 

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Justice for Jordan Davis: jury selection begins for Michael Dunn retrial

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:55 am September 23, 2014 The retrial of a Florida man who fatally shot an unarmed teenager to death after asking him and his friends to turn down their music in a gas station parking lot, began Monday with jury selection. Michael Dunn, 47, was found guilty on three counts of attempted […]

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Justice for Jordan Davis: Michael Dunn’s sentencing delayed, will not be tried on attempted murder convictions

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:37 pm March 11, 2014 Michael Dunn will not get a new trial for attempted murder convictions faced in connection to the death of Jordan Davis. He is facing a possible retrial on the first-degree murder charge. If re-tried, Dunn will have a new attorney representing him.

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Cafe Society to host Stand Your Ground talk in light of Dunn verdict

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:13 am March 11, 2014 The Cafe Society in Chicago will be meeting on Wednesday, March 12 at Ron’s Barber Shop 6058 W North Ave. at 5pm and Friday March 14 at NiteCap Coffee Bar 1738 W 18th St. at 6pm to discuss the implications of the controversial Stand Your Ground law. […]

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Rev. Al Sharpton, Tom Joyner to lead Stand Your Ground protest

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:57 pm March 7, 2014 The Rev. Al Sharpton, radio personality Tom Joyner and the parents of slain teenagers Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis will lead a march and rally against Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law. The rally is set to take place in Tallahassee on Monday. 

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The Michael Dunn trial: another juror speaks out, says case ‘not about race’

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:16 am February 21, 2014 Another juror in the Michael Dunn case has spoken out about the verdict. Juror #8, Creshuna Miles, a 21-year-old black woman, in an interview with CNN says that race was not a factor in the jury’s decision-making.

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Re-trial for Michael Dunn murder case scheduled for May

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:53 pm February 20, 2014 In May, prosecutors will re-try Michael Dunn, the Florida man who fired into a car full of teens during a loud music dispute. Dunn killed Jordan Davis the day after Thanksgiving in 2012. He was convicted on February 15 of three counts of second-degree attempted murder and […]

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‘HOODIES UP!’ march to take protest of day of Trayvon Martin death

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:24 pm February 20, 2014 Residents, activists and community members will participate in the “HOODIES UP!: 2 years of Outrage & Remembrance” event on Wednesday February 26th in honor of slain teen Trayvon Martin. The nationwide rally takes place on the very day that Martin was fatally shot by former Florida neighborhood […]

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Dunn trial juror #4 says they voted 9-3 to convict him of first-degree murder

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:27 pm February 19, 2014 For the first time after the verdict, one of the jurors in the Michael Dunn trial is speaking out. Only known as Juror #4, the woman told ABC News’ Byron Pitts that the initial vote in favor of the first-degree murder conviction was 10-2. 

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