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Twitter’s Role In The Theodore Wafer Guilty Verdict

Renisha McBride's killer, Theodore Wafer, was found guilty of second-degree murder after shooting the teen on his Detroit-area porch in what he had claimed was self-defense. Was cyber activism partly responsible for getting Renisha justice?

Originally aired on August 8, 2014

Guests:

  • Dr. Brittney Cooper  (New Brunswick, NJ) Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University
  • Jamilah Lemieux  (New York, NY) Senior Editor, Ebony.com
  • Treva Lindsey Ph.D.  (Columbus, OH) Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Ohio State University