Maryland Mother Fights for Son who was Jailed for Defending Himself

Though Brandon Jackson was fending off a mob of white males, he was the one charged and jailed

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In October of 2006,  21-year-old Brandon Jackson of Solomons, Maryland (pictured), was reportedly jumped by 7 to 8 White males.

Now, six years later, Brandon has been sentenced by a nearly all-White jury to 12 years in prison for attempted murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a weapon for simply defending himself.

Brandon’s mother, Gloria Fisher, spoke with NewsOne about how she won’t stop until she gets justice for Brandon.

Read the whole story and watch a video at NewsOne.