The NAACP plans to establish a call center where people who think they were subjected to racially offensive misconduct by four former Ft. Lauderdale police officers who reportedly sent racist and homophobic text messages between them.
As thousands gather in Selma, Alabama on the 50th Anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” assault, two Florida women are also honoring the past.
The Florida Supreme Court should order a third draft of the state’s congressional districts to fully eliminate illegal gerrymandering, attorneys for groups that have challenged the map argued Wednesday.
The Miami-Dade chapter of the NAACP and attorney Glenn Goldberg held a news conference Wednesday afternoon, along with the family of Lavall Hall, the man shot and killed by Miami Gardens Police.
After public outrage over a South Florida sniper team using the mug shots of black men for target practice, the city of North Miami Beach is moving forward with an investigation into the police department.
When record-breaking floodwaters inundated a Florida jail, sending clothes dryers floating and natural gas seeping into the building that was running on generator power, no outside agency had the authority to force county officials to move the 600 men and women locked inside.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s plan to put a camera on every officer is being met with much support.
Lawmakers did everything they were required to do in response to a Leon County judge’s decision last month to strike down two congressional districts, attorneys for the Legislature told the judge Wednesday in the latest round in a long-running legal fight about the state’s political lines.
Seeing police lights, bullet holes and the faces of children lost to gun violence were reasons for community leaders coming together to discuss how to prevent violence in the future.
The U.S. Justice Department has been asked to open a civil rights investigation into allegations of harassment by several Miami Gardens police officers.