Faced with criticism that a squad of officers may have been unfairly targeting blacks and charging them with minor offenses, Miami-Dade Police Director JD Patterson pledged to gather and release information on the racial and ethnic breakdown of the people his officer’s arrest across the county.
An unprecendented gathering of community leaders will take place tonight in South Miami-Dade to discuss ways to improve relations between police and the African-American community.
As part of its celebration of Black History Month at CBSMiami.com. Miami Herald photographer Carl Juste is in the spotlight. Juste has pulled together some of the most talented artists in the world to tell the story of what it means to be African American. As CBS4’s David Sutta explains, the exhibit uses photographs, paintings, even sculpture to illustrate how that identity has changed over the years.
Seven months after Geroge Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin another verdict is raising the same issues. The verdict in the loud music trial is raising the issue of self-defense and race in Florida.
Thousands of South Florida runners will lace-up for Sunday’s Miami Marathon and Half Marathon, but drivers in the area will have to practice patience.
It was a nail biter election in the hotly contested race to decide who would lead the Miccosukee Tribe for the next four-years. Only 23 votes determined Colley Billie’s reelection victory over his archenemy, ousted former chairman Billy Cypress.
After months of playing coy, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson for the first time on Tuesday publicly acknowledged he is keeping open the option of running for governor.
The CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.
After the shooting death of her 17-year old son, Trayvon Martin’s mother has spoken out against the practice of stop-and-frisk and racial profiling on Sunday.
The role of race in society was key factor in the trial and acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.