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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush waves as he walks on stage to announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at Miami-Dade College - Kendall Campus on June 15 , 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bush Calls On GOP To Embrace Latinos, African-Americans

Calling on his party to embrace diversity, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Thursday that Republicans will never win the presidency if they don’t campaign in “every nook and cranny” of the country — especially in Hispanic and African-American communities.

07/23/2015

Former Miami-Dade Police Director Robert Parker  (Source: CBS4)

Former Police Director Found Dead

Robert Parker, who rose through the ranks of the Miami Dade Police Department and became its first African-American director, was found dead late Wednesday at his home along the intracoastal.

07/23/2015

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Study: MLB Racial And Gender Hiring Numbers Remain Stagnant

An annual report has revealed Major League Baseball’s racial and gender hiring numbers have remained stagnant and its percentage of African-American players only slightly rose.

04/15/2015

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Hate Crime Possible In Florida Church Defacing

Federal authorities are investigating a possible hate crime after three predominantly African-American Florida churches that were defaced with letters saying, “KKK.”

12/13/2014

November 4, 2014: A voter holds a sign outside of a polling location in Miami-Dade County. (Source: CBS4)

Sen. Bullard: ‘Souls To The Polls’ Increases African American Votes

The African American vote is expected to play a big role in the governor’s race.

11/04/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Florida Legislators Propose Changes To 7 Districts

Florida Legislators kicked off a special session Thursday byproposing tweaks to seven of the 27 congressional districts to comply with a judge’s ruling.

08/07/2014

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Local Civic Leader Leaves Lasting Legacy

Miami native Sybil Johnson passed away June 13th at the age of 93. She is gone but certainly not forgotten.

06/20/2014

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Tours To Celebrate Black History In Key West This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend that is a little out of the ordinary? Why not head to the Florida Keys for a stroll through history.

02/22/2014

Miami Herald photographer Carl Juste. (Source: CBS4)

Black History Month: Shades Of Black

As part of its celebration of Black History Month at CBSMiami.com. Miami Herald photographer Carl Juste is in the spotlight. Juste has pulled together some of the most talented artists in the world to tell the story of what it means to be African American. As CBS4’s David Sutta explains, the exhibit uses photographs, paintings, even sculpture to illustrate how that identity has changed over the years.

CBS4–02/19/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - JUNE 11: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat and Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs share a laugh before resuming play during Game Three of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 11, 2013 at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Poll: Most Americans Cheering For Spurs In Finals

While the Miami Heat tied the 2013 NBA Finals at 2-2 Thursday night, outside of South Florida, the San Antonio Spurs are the overwhelming selection for Americans to win the NBA championship.

CBS Miami–06/14/2013

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