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17 Years In Prison For Porch Murderer Theodore Wafer

AFRICANGLOBE - Theodore Wafer was sentenced Wednesday to at least 17 years in prison for murdering Renisha McBride an unarmed disoriented teenager who appeared on his porch seeking help.

Monster Theodore Wafer Found Guilty Of Murdering Renisha McBride

AFRICANGLOBE - A Detroit jury found Theodore Wafer guilty of murder today in the shooting death of unarmed disoriented teenager Renisha McBride on his porch. The jury, which consisted of seven men and five women, began its deliberations on Wednesday after nine days of testimony. The verdict came on the second day of deliberations.

Renisha McBride’s Killer Wants The Jury To Think That She Was...

AFRICANGLOBE - Renisha McBride was apparently seeking help after a car accident in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, when she knocked on Theodore Wafer’s door early one morning last November. He shot her in the face with a 12-gauge shotgun through a locked screen door. Now he’s on trial, and he’s claiming it was self-defense.

June Trial For Michigan Man Accused Of Murdering Renisha McBride

AFRICANGLOBE - A June trial has been scheduled for a Detroit-area man charged with second-degree murder for shooting Renisha McBride in the face at close range on his porch. Theodore Wafer, 54, was arraigned Wednesday in Wayne County Circuit Court about a month after a judge in another court found probable cause to send him to trial.

Renisha McBride’s Killer To Stand Trial For Murder

AFRICANGLOBE - The man who shot and killed Renisha McBride, an unarmed 19-year-old who was seeking help after a car accident, will stand trial on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges, a Michigan judge ordered Thursday after two days of testimony.

Witness Describes Renisha Mcbride’s Last Moments Before Her Murder

AFRICANGLOBE - Renisha McBride the teenager who was fatally shot in the face from a distance by Theodore Wafer in suburban Detroit was hurt, scared and confused a few hours earlier when she crashed her vehicle into a parked car, a witness testified Wednesday.

Who Will Defend Black Women

AFRICANGLOBE - All Renisha McBride wanted to do was to go home. She had been in a car accident, her cell phone was dead and she needed help. She knocked on a couple of doors in the suburban Detroit neighborhood where she was stranded, but it was well after midnight and people weren’t opening their doors. Finally, she found a homeowner who opened his door, but instead of offering the help she so desperately needed, Theodore P. Wafer instead shot her in the face.

“She Killed Herself”: Renisha McBride and the Racial Politics of Blaming...

AFRICANGLOBE - Black folks do not have the luxury of being strangers in America who seek help in a time of crisis. Black Americans are also subjected to extremely high standards of perfection, "personal responsibility", behavior, and comportment in all areas of life. White privilege is a license for White mediocrity and bad behavior because a given White person's behavior is not taken as being representative of the group as a whole.

Time to Declare African Americans an Endangered Species?

AFRICANGLOBE - Is it time to for Black leaders to declare Black people an endangered species? Right now, homicide is the leading cause of death among Black men, according to a recent study by the Florida Atlantic University’s School of Medicine.

Homeowner Charged With Killing Renisha McBride

AFRICANGLOBE - Prosecutors on Friday charged a suburban Detroit homeowner with second-degree murder in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was shot in the face on his porch. Theodore P. Wafer, 54, of Dearborn Heights, also faces a manslaughter charge in the death of Renisha McBride

Renisha McBride Autopsy Confirms That Detroit Teen Was Shot in Face

AFRICANGLOBE - Renisha Mcbride, the 19-year-old woman whose death has received national attention and calls for justice had a shotgun wound to her face, according to an autopsy report released Monday. The shot was not fired at close-range.