The Parents of Jordan Davis | WBEZ
Skip to main content

The Gist

The Parents of Jordan Davis

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.

Today’s sponsor:

The Message, a new podcast series from GE Podcast Theater.

Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at


Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.