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The U.S. Supreme Court building June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Voting Rights Act Heads To Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court opened hearings Wednesday on a challenge to the law that if overturned could fundamentally reshape how an entire region of the country handles elections.

CBS Miami–02/27/2013

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

Florida Capitol

Florida Tourism Arm Accused Of Employee Discrimination

Visit Florida, the state’s tourism bureau, is accused of discriminating against its employees.

CBS Miami–08/11/2012

La-Fleur Mohammed Discrimination

Woman Claims Religious Discrimination At Boca Gas Station

An October incident that has just come to light is casting a cloud over a Boca Raton Chevron station for what one woman claims is discrimination.

CBS4–02/01/2012

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CBS4 Investigates: Jobless Need Not Apply

Conventional wisdom dictates that it is easier to find a job when you already have a job. Now there is increasing proof that companies are openly telling the jobless that they need not apply.

CBS4–12/05/2011

(AP Photo/Steve Mitchell) Roy Black

Solange Knowles Hires Famed Attorney In Miami Beach Cop Incident

Singer Solange Knowles, little sis to newly pregnant pop-superstar Beyonce, has hired famous South Florida attorney Roy Black to represent her in a case involving the Miami Beach Police Department.

08/31/2011

broward school board

Broward Transgender Students Protected Under New Policy

A mother celebrates outside the Broward County School Board, clutching a photo of her daughter, who was actually born a boy.

CBS4–03/01/2011

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ACLU Sues Miami Beach, Cops For Gay Man’s Arrest

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a suit naming the City of Miami Beach and two of the city’s police officers for the wrongful arrest of Harold Strickland, a gay former Miami Beach resident.

CBS4–11/30/2010

Custodial Workers at the University of Miami voted to go on strike if wage increase demands aren't met.  (Source: CBS4)

UM Accused Of Using Credit Checks To Discriminate

The University of Miami is accused of using credit checks to discriminate against minorities who are applying for jobs.

11/23/2010