JET Editor-in-Chief’s Statement on Jordan Davis
“JET Magazine has followed the Jordan Davis tragedy since the very beginning. With the verdict now in, we are relieved that some justice will be served. However, we are extremely disappointed that the jury was unable to convict Michael Dunn on all five of the charges. It is our hope that the retrial will occur, Michael Dunn will be found guilty of first-degree murder and a message will be sent to this country about the consequences of reckless, indifference towards the lives of African Americans. At this time, we send our thoughts and prayers to the entire Davis family as they continue to seek closure on the untimely death of their only child. JET Magazine intends to continue to report these issues to our audience and bring awareness nationwide in hopes that our service will propel Americans to stand up for justice for all.” -Mitzi Miller, Editor In Chief
On Tuesday, February 18, Miller appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss the Jordan Davis mistrial and the Twitter trending topic: #DangerousBlackKids.