Renisha McBride’s killer sentenced

The story of Renisha McBride has finally come to a legal end. McBride was the 19-year-old girl that was shot in the face by Theodore Wafer on Nov. 2, 2013. McBride had an auto accident and was seeking help when she knocked on the door of Wafer at 2:00 a.m. McBride was dazed and bleeding […]

Eric Garner, Negrophobia and tax-funded hate crimes

What happened to Eric Garner is indicative of what happens to many black people–particularly black males, but not exclusively–when interacting with law enforcement. More tellingly, it’s indicative of a deeper cultural and societal issue–one that is rooted in white supremacy and is part of the very fabric of the western world

Renisha McBride’s killer charged with murder

Killer of Renisha McBride faces murder charges  Theodore Paul Wafer who said he “accidentally” killed 19-year-old Renisha McBride in an act of self defense, has been charged with murder in the second degree, manslaughter and possession of a firearm. The 54-year-old who shot the unarmed teen in the face in Dearborn Heights, Mich is expected to […]

Black teenager murdered while seeking help after car accident

Renisha McBride was shot and killed while seeking help after a car accident. According to The Detroit News, McBride, 19, was involved in a car accident in the Dearborn Heights area of Detroit around 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 2. McBride’s cellphone died and she walked to a home to get help. However, when she knocked […]