Ferguson

(Source: AP)

Florida Rep. Opposes Redrawn Congressional Districts

A Florida Representative is trying to stop state lawmakers from redrawing her congressional district saying it would deny political representation for African-Americans.

08/06/2015

Source: CBS4

CBS4 Race Matters Series Prompts Town Hall Meeting

An unprecendented gathering of community leaders will take place tonight in South Miami-Dade to discuss ways to improve relations between police and the African-American community.

05/29/2015

(Source: My33)

Focus On South Florida: Race Matters

Amid questions of mistreatment in our community, CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede has put together a 3-part series of special reports called Race Matters: Policing by the Numbers.

My TV 33–05/10/2015

Source: CBS4

In Wake Of Controversial Shootings Officers Undergo Training

With images of civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri in the wake of a controversial police shooting, officers and deputies took to the field at Broward’s Central Park in Lauderhill Wednesday morning for a training session.

02/04/2015

Source: CBS4

Miami PD To Hand Over Police-Involved Shooting Info To FDLE

The city of Miami is set to hand over future investigations into police-involved shootings and in-custody deaths to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

01/08/2015

(Credit, Meghan Ross)

Robin Williams Tops 2014 List Of Google Searches

Comedian Robin Williams’ death is at the top of the list of Google searches for 2014.

12/16/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Police & Racial Profiling

Startling new CBS poll numbers show how blacks and whites view police. The results cannot be ignored. Jim and Miami-Dade Police Director J.D. Patterson hash it all out.

CBS4–12/15/2014

The Urban League of Palm Beach County organized a rally and march against injustice in downtown West Palm Beach on Friday. (Source: CBS4)

Protesters March For Injustice In West Palm Beach

The Urban League of Palm Beach County organized a rally and march against injustice in downtown West Palm Beach on Friday.

12/12/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Police-Related Deaths

The failure by the grand juries in both Ferguson and Staten Island to indict police officers who killed unarmed black men, has prompted a national discussion on the divide between the police and some of the communities they are supposed to be serving. We explore this with community activist Henry Crespo.

CBS4–12/08/2014

December 5, 2014: Protesters walk the streets of Miami.  (Source: CBS4)

Protests Continue Around South Florida

For the second night in a row, protestors shut down South Florida streets to protest the controversial deaths of African Americans at the hands of police officers.

12/07/2014

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