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Posted February 21, 2014 by Marie-D in News
 
 

Juror No. 8 In The “Jordan Davis” Murder Trial SPEAKS OUT, Says “RACE Was Never A Factor” [Video]

CNN’s Alicia Machado spoke exclusively with Juror #8 in the “Loud Music” trial. She is now speaking out, and she happens to be the lone black woman on the jury. She was one of the jurors who convicted Michael Dunn of attempted murder after he fired a series of shots into SUV full of black teenagers following a dispute over their loud rap music.

Juror #8 told CNN that people who believed race played a role in their decision not to convict Dunn of first degree murder were misinformed.

“I never once thought about, ‘Oh, this was a black kid, this was a white guy.’ Because that was – that wasn’t the case,” juror number 8, aged 21, told Alicia.

“So, for people who say, you know, here’s another white guy who got away with shooting and killing a black kid, what would you tell them?” Machado asked.

“I would tell them that they really should knowledge themselves on the law,” Miles replied. She did not explain what she meant by that comment.

“If this case wasn’t about race for you, what was it about?” the CNN reporter followed up.

“It was about justice,” juror number 8 responded.

Watch the clip below

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