African-Americans

(Source: CBS4)

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Shares Pain With Family Of Michael Brown

A South Florida mother who knows the pain of losing a son firsthand has written an open letter in support of the family of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old killed by a police officer in Ferguson, MO earlier this month.

08/19/2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. (Source: CBS)

Poll Reveals Racial Divide On Sterling’s Punishment

The Donald Sterling controversy has hit a nerve with a majority of Americans.

05/02/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Doctors Warn Of Potentially Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

Most people know it’s important to get freckles and moles checked out by a doctor, but a small spot under your nail could be just as dangerous.

04/06/2014

The US Capitol is pictured at sunrise on January 21, 2013 hours before US President Barack Obama's second inauguration in Washington, DC.       (Photo credit sJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

America’s Minorities Becoming A Majority

Much was made of the shifting demographics during the 2012 presidential election, but that’s only a preview of what’s to come. For the first time ever, America’s racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, according to the U.S. Census.

CBS Miami–06/13/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Voter Purge Returns With Smaller List

The Florida voter purge list rose like a phoenix from the ashes Wednesday when Governor Rick Scott’s elections department sent a new list of 198 people who it believes are ineligible to vote.

CBS Miami–09/27/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Miami-Dade & Broward Stop Voter Roll Purge

The election year fight by Governor Rick Scott to purge voter rolls of “non-citizens” is in trouble of spiraling Florida into a similar situation the state faced in the disastrous presidential election in 2000.

CBS4–06/04/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Denies Voter Roll Purge Targets Minorities

Florida’s voter purge may have met its match in the U.S. Department of Justice. After weeks of calls to stop the purge, the Justice Department ordered Florida to stop the voter roll purge undertaken on order of Florida Governor Rick Scott, but the fight may still continue.

CBS4–06/01/2012

(Source:AP/Susan Walsh)

Florida Senate Draws Congressional Lines

After the 2010 census, the state of Florida was in line to gain two new Congressional districts. Monday, the Florida Senate finally released proposed districts starting next year.

CBS4–11/28/2011

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