Abortion, Birth Control, Race Top Supreme Court's AgendaAbortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a presidential election campaign in which some candidates are talking pointedly about the justices and the prospect of replacing some of them in the next few years.
MDPD To Release More Records On Race And ArrestsFaced 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.
CBS4 Race Matters Series Prompts Town Hall MeetingAn 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.
Black History Month: Shades Of BlackAs 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.
Verdict In Florida Again Raises Self-Defense Issue 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.
Traffic Delays Expected For Miami MarathonThousands 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.
Miccosukee Tribe Re-Elects Leader 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.
Nelson No Longer Coy About Governor’s RaceAfter 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 Amazing Race’ Returns With New CastThe 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.
Trayvon Martin's Mother Speaks Out Against Racial ProfilingAfter 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.
Role Of Race In George Zimmerman Trial 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.
Suarez On Absentee Ballots: "Worst Case: Honest Mistake"Miami mayoral candidate Francis Suarez was back on the campaign trail Friday, slapping backs and shaking hands at a Miami senior citizens center, a day after police dramatically opened a probe of possible absentee ballot misdeeds by his campaign.
Trayvon Martin's Parents, HOA Settle Wrongful Death SuitTrayvon Martin's parents have settled a wrongful-death claim filed against the homeowners association of the subdivision where their son was killed.
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.