The Gist

The Parents of Jordan Davis

Seeking justice for their son politicized Ron Davis and Lucia McBath and made them the subjects of a new HBO documentary.

Jordan’s father, Ron Davis.

Still from 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets

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On The Gist, a parent’s worst nightmare. Three years ago this week, Ron Davis and Lucia McBath’s 17-year-old son was shot while Black Friday shopping with his friends. The HBO documentary 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets tells the story of how they pursued justice for their son. For the Spiel, why uncle slander has become a Thanksgiving tradition.

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