Race Matters: A Look Inside Broward Pot ArrestsOn Tuesday, Broward County Commissioners will consider an ordinance allowing police and sheriff's deputies the option of issuing a ticket to individuals caught with a small amount of marijuana rather than formally arresting them.
Longtime Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dead At 75Julian Bond, a leading figure from the 1960s civil rights movement who served as chairman of the NAACP after a long career in politics, died Saturday, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Obama Commutes Sentences Of 11 Convicts in FloridaFive men, serving life sentences for drug crimes in Florida, have had those prison terms cut by President Barack Obama.
Head Of Spokane NAACP Quits Amid Backlash Over Racial IdentityThe president of the NAACP's Spokane chapter resigned on Monday following backlash over her racial identity when her parents came forward to say she has been posing as black for years when she is actually white.
Race Matters: ACLU, NAACP, State Rep. ReactCiting a recent CBS4 News investigation, the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP is asking the county commission to form a task force to improve the way citizens can file complaints against the Miami-Dade police officers.
Locals React To SC Officer Charged With Murder Locals are reacting after a South Carolina officer was charged with murder after shocking video apparently shows him shooting a man while he was running away.
Family Wishes To Release Video Of Miami Gardens Police ShootingFirst they asked for an independent review of the shooting. They followed that up with a lawsuit. Now, the family of Lavall Hall has requested the Miami-Dade State Attorney allow them to make public a copy of a Miami Gardens Police recording of the actual shooting.
Racist Fort Lauderdale Officers Could Seek Jobs As Cops ElsewhereAt a meeting earlier this week the Fort Lauderdale Police Department dropped a bombshell. The racist video and racist text messages exchanged by four police officers would not cause those officers to lose their law enforcement certifications.
Citizens Police Review Board: FLPD Should Reopen Investigation Into Racist CopsA Citizens Police Review Board is recommending that the Fort Lauderdale Police Department reopen its investigation into the case involving officers who made and shared a racist video and racist text messages.
NAACP Wants Victims Of Alleged "Racist Cops" To Come ForwardThe 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.
Florida Women Travel To Selma For "Bloody Sunday" AnniversaryAs thousands gather in Selma, Alabama on the 50th Anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" assault, two Florida women are also honoring the past.
Justices Asked To Order Redrawn Congressional DistrictsThe 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.
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