Gov. Rick Scott reiterates that he will not call a special legislative session to address the controversial “stand your ground” law but sends his Department of Juvenile Justice secretary to speak with protesters who have been camped out in the Capitol for six days.
The national “Justice for Trayvon” day in 100 cities, led by Rev. Al Sharpton, will take place this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Miami Gardens teen Martin.
The students occupying Gov. Rick Scott’s office waiting area were back to their routine Friday, telling personal stories of experiencing racism, despite Scott refusing their demands Thursday night for a special session about the “stand your ground law.”
Gov. Rick Scott rejected a call for a special session on the “stand your ground” law as he met late Thursday with student protesters who have spent most of the past three days camped outside his Capitol office.
Four days after the “not guilty” verdict was read in the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, people from all over, of all ages, continue to protest.
An arbitrator has concluded a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue employee demoted over a Facebook post should be restored to his previous rank of captain.
South Florida puckered up to support gay marriage Friday night.
A Miami-Dade fire captain, under fire for his controversial Facebook comments in the Trayvon Martin case has been demoted.
Dozens of concerned citizens took part in a protest Wednesday in connection with controversial comments made by a Miami-Dade Fire Department Captain in the Trayvon Martin case.
The death of Trayvon Martin resonated with students across South Florida including at the school Trayvon most recently attended, Michael Krop Senior High in Northeast Miami-Dade.