NAACP

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NAACP Wants Victims Of Alleged “Racist Cops” To Come Forward

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.

03/27/2015

SELMA, AL - MARCH 07:  People wait to hear U.S. president Barack Obama speak in front of the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, 2015 in Selma, Alabama. Selma is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the famed civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery that resulted in a violent confrontation with Selma police and State Troopers on the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, 1965.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Florida Women Travel To Selma For “Bloody Sunday” Anniversary

As thousands gather in Selma, Alabama on the 50th Anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” assault, two Florida women are also honoring the past.

03/07/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Justices Asked To Order Redrawn Congressional Districts

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.

03/04/2015

Lavall Hall (Source: Lavall Hall Family)

Family Of Man Shot By Officer Wants Outside Agency To Investigate

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.

02/18/2015

North Miami Beach Mayor George Vallejo (Source: CBS4)

City To Investigate NMB Police Use Of Mug Shots As Targets

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.

01/27/2015

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County Jails Nationwide At Risk In Disasters

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.

12/14/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Gimenez Receives Support From NAACP

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s plan to put a camera on every officer is being met with much support.

09/04/2014

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Lewis Says He Will Rule On Districts ‘As Quickly As I Can’

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.

08/20/2014

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Miami Gardens Leaders & Residents Talk About Gun Violence

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.

CBS4–02/27/2014

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NCAAP Wants Justice Dept. Investigation Of Miami Gardens Police

The U.S. Justice Department has been asked to open a civil rights investigation into allegations of harassment by several Miami Gardens police officers.

12/10/2013

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