For the Dream Defenders, it’s about keeping issues of police misconduct and inequality in the public eye.
Dozens of marchers gathered at Fort Lauderdale’s Stranahan Park Friday evening, made signs, meditated for a moment and then left on a nearly two-and-a-half mile march through the city’s upscale food and shopping district.
The three former Fort Lauderdale Police Officers fired after being caught sending racist text messages met with the agency’s chief on Wednesday to try and fight to get their jobs back.
Dozens of citizens demanded answers from the city of Miami Gardens about a deadly-officer involved shooting which ended with the death of a 25-year old mentally ill man.
Police arrested eight people who had gathered along with dozens of others in Downtown Miami to protest the death of a black teen shot by police in Missouri.
Getting bills passed is an art and a science, the reason people pay lobbyists millions of dollars. But for some young Floridians, the 2014 session was a breakthrough in succeeding in the legislative arena.
The civil rights group Dream Defenders is asking Gov. Rick Scott to end education discrimination in Florida’s school system.
A group of protesters upset over the not guilty verdict outcome of the George Zimmerman trial has ended a 31-day long protest at the Florida Capitol.
The “People’s Session,” a mock legislative session put-on by the protesters still upset with the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, is over but the protesters still don’t plan on leaving the hallway near Scott’s office—and they have also established a new goal.
Even though the chairman clearly stated he doesn’t intent to support any changes to “stand your ground” law, the Florida House has planned to hold a subcommittee hearing later this year to address the state’s controversial law.