Police Union Ask For Officer's Job Back After Corey Jones ShootingUnion officials are working to get a South Florida police officer his job back after the fatal shooting of an armed man who was waiting for a tow truck next to his disabled vehicle last month.
BSO Pledges More Body Cams On Cops At Corey Jones Panel DiscussionCorey Jones' family was among the dozens of people who were on hand for a prayer vigil and discussion on community policing at an event held at a Lauderdale Lakes church.
Rev. Al Sharpton Delivers Eulogy At Corey Jones FuneralAl Sharpton helped deliver the eulogy as friends and family of Corey Jones gathered for goodbyes Saturday in West Palm Beach.
Rev. Al Sharpton Speaks At Local High School For Career Awareness DayA program that centers on getting more public high school students to continue to college was well received at a local high school Monday.
Senate Panel Backs Bipartisan Tweak To 'Stand Your Ground'A bipartisan bill that would tweak the controversial "stand your ground" self-defense law sailed through the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, passing unanimously with the backing of both the National Rifle Association and Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown.
Facing South Florida: Trayvon Martin Verdict - Bishop Victor CurryIn the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman of second degree murder in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin, civil rights activist Al Sharpton has tapped Bishop Victor Curry, with Miami's New Birth Baptist Church, to lead the campaign to make South Florida ground zero in their fight to change or overturn Florida's so-called "Stand Your Ground Law."
"Day Of Unity" In Death Of Trayvon MartinGovernor Rick Scott declared Sunday as “Day of Prayer for Unity” in the death of Trayvon Martin. The proclamation said, in part, "the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is a tragedy; and the Martin family, the family of George Zimmerman, and all those affected by Trayvon's death remain in our thoughts and prayers."
"Justice For Trayvon" Rally Held In Miami In prayer and song, hundreds demonstrated in front of the Federal Courthouse in Miami Saturday as part of the 100 city "Justice For Trayvon" rallies.
Protesters Kick Off Weekend Of Trayvon Martin RalliesAs Miami prepares for a major rally in honor of Trayvon Martin Saturday, members of the Hatian-American Community in North Miami gathered for an intimate but vocal demonstration Friday evening.
"Justice For Trayvon" Rallies Planned This Weekend Nationwide The national “Justice for Trayvon” day in 100 cities, led by Rev. Al Sharpton, will take place this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Miami Gardens teen Martin.
Martin's Parents Attending Weekend Vigils In Miami & NY Trayvon Martin’s parents will honor their son following the Zimmerman verdict, Saturday, at two separate vigils.
Sharpton Urges Supporters To Stand Up To "Stand Your Ground" The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton are scheduled to address the NAACP conference in Orlando on Wednesday.