LISTEN: The Role Of Race In Florida Stand Your Ground Cases, 73% Of People Who Kill A Black Person Walk Free
Roland Martin talks with Ben Montgomery about Tampa Bay Times’ study of “stand your ground” cases in Florida.
A Tampa Bay Times analysis of nearly 200 cases — the first to examine the role of race in “stand your ground” — found that people who killed a black person walked free 73 percent of the time, while those who killed a white person went free 59 percent of the time.
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