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Aiyana Jones Case: Police Give their Account of the Shooting

  • By now, you've heard about the shooting death of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones, a little girl in Detroit who had the misfortune of being too close to a police raid occurring in her home. Aiyana was hit... Read More
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The Aiyana Jones Tragedy: Keeping You Updated

  • On May 16th, 7-year-old Aiyana Jones was shot in the head and neck by police, while she slept in her home in Detroit. Since the case - and the unsettling developments - is far from solved, we will be... Read More
  • Posted May 22nd, 2010 by Lucette Jefferson in BV Black Spin | Comments (4)
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Death of 7-Year-Old Aiyana Jones Featured on Mother Jones

  • Motherjones.com did an interesting article about the death of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones. I wrote about Aiyana a few months ago, after she was shot and killed during a police raid in the city of... Read More
  • Posted Nov 10th, 2010 by Boyce Watkins, PhD in BV Black Spin | Comments (6)
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Aiyana Jones Update: Sharpton Delivers Eulogy, Suspect Charged

  • The latest in the case of Aiyana Jones, the 7-year-old girl killed in a Detroit Police Raid: Rev. Al Sharpton is to deliver the eulogy at the funeral for Aiyana Jones: Civil Rights leader Rev.... Read More
  • Posted May 19th, 2010 by Boyce Watkins, PhD in BV Black Spin | Comments (12)
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Brooklyn Mom Organizes Detroit Rally in Honor of Aiyana Stanley-Jones

  • She's not from Detroit and neither are her cohorts but through the internet they have galvanized to form the International Aiyana Alliance. It's their response to the killing of 7-year-old Aiyana... Read More
  • Posted Jul 8th, 2010 by Jazmine Steele in BV Black Spin | Comments (11)
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Aiyana Jones: Detroit Officers Covered Up Her Shooting?

  • Update: 1:39 pm 5/18/10 - Attorneys file lawsuits on behalf of Aiyana Jones' family Geoffrey Fieger, the attorney representing the family of Aiyana Jones, a 7-year old who was shot dead during a... Read More
  • Posted May 17th, 2010 by Boyce Watkins, PhD in BV Black Spin | Comments (64)
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Aiyana Jones Funeral Brings Hundreds to Mourn Loss of Little Girl

  • I spoke with Rev. Al Sharpton about the death of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones last Monday. I could hear in his voice that he was genuinely concerned about what happened and attempting to determine whether... Read More
  • Posted May 23rd, 2010 by Boyce Watkins, PhD in BV Black Spin | Comments (21)
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Aiyana Jones' Death: Close Friend Remembers Je'Rean Blake

  • The unfortunate chain of events that led to Aiyana Jones' death last Sunday began that Friday at a convenience store on St. Jean and Mack, located just around the corner from the house, where the... Read More
  • Posted May 22nd, 2010 by Jazmine Steele in BV Black Spin | Comments (15)
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Exclusive: Aiyana Jones' Neighbors Say House Was No Place for Little Girl, Area Residents Respond to Death

  • As they reconcile the senseless death of a young child at the hands of Detroit police, neighbors of the residents who live in the home, where 7-year-old Aiyana Jones was killed, also welcome a... Read More
  • Posted May 20th, 2010 by Jazmine Steele in BV Black Spin | Comments (22)
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Aiyana Jones: 7-Year-Old Shot and Killed in Detroit Police Raid

  • Update: 5/19/10 - 12:41 pm - In the Detroit Free Press, sources from the police department have shared their account of what happened the night that Aiyana was killed. Update: 5/18/10 - 1:39 pm... Read More
  • Posted May 17th, 2010 by Boyce Watkins, PhD in BV Black Spin | Comments (72)

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