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After Brown v. Board of Education, many segregationists cited their own faith as justification for official racism. Ross Barnett won Mississippi's governorship in a landslide in 1960 after claiming that “the good Lord was the original segregationist."
A Florida jury could not reach a verdict on the most serious charge facing Michael Dunn, a first degree murder charge for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. Nevertheless, Dunn is all but certain to face a lengthy prison sentence as he was convicted on three counts of attempted murder.