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Top MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Jackson Refuses To Apologize For Critical Remarks About FloridaThe Reverend Jesse Jackson is standing by critical comments he made about Florida and has refused to offer an apology demanded by Gov. Rick Scott.
Gov. Scott Says Jackson Needs To ApologizeGov. Rick Scott has taken the Rev. Jesse Jackson to task over remarks he made Tuesday while joining a protest in the Capitol.
Zimmerman Verdict Protesters Hold 'People's Session' At State CapitolMore than two weeks after George Zimmerman was acquitted charges for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, a group of protesters continue to stand their ground in the hallway near Governor Scott’s office in Tallahassee.
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.
Sanford Marks Anniversary Of Trayvon Martin ShootingThis week marks the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin which thrust the small central Florida city of Sanford into the national spotlight.
CBS4's Jawan Strader Sits Down With Rev. Jesse JacksonWell known civil rights leader, and sometimes controversial activist, Rev. Jesse Jackson is not one known for holding his tongue.
Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson Speak At "Justice For Travyon" March In SanfordA march took place Saturday in the Florida town where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer.
Miami Students, Church Members Take Part In Trayvon RallyDozens of rallies are planned across the state to mark the one month anniversary of the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin. At the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Miami Gardens, where Martin and his mother were members of the congregation, hundreds gathered early in the morning hours to board buses or cars which would take them to the Sanford rally.
Rallies Mark One Month Anniversary Of Trayvon's DeathThe calls for justice for Trayvon Martin continued into the evening Sunday, with a small rally in Sanford, where Trayvon lost his life to a bullet fired by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman.