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A push to make Black history classes a college graduation requirement...

Amid ongoing racial tensions over the killing of George Floyd and other racial injustices, questions have been raised about whether colleges and universities should...

3 Republicans join House Democrats in passing sweeping police reform

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a sweeping police reform package Thursday night in response to massive civil unrest over police brutality.The package cleared...

U.S. Senate Democrats block GOP’S ‘weak’ police reform bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats blocked a GOP police reform bill Wednesday because, they said, it fails to adequately respond to police brutality against people...

Terrence Martin: Lessons for my Black son

In some cultures, when a boy reaches the age of 13, his entire community comes together to acknowledge his coming of age in a...

Gov. DeSantis won’t interfere with cities that require residents to wear...

Update:Gov. Ron DeSantis staged a news conference Saturday as as the daily number of new COVID-19 cases exceeded 4,000, and appeared to shift his...

Law enforcement leaders push to “rebuild trust and accountability” in communities...

Discussions on better police standards and practices are underway, with police chiefs across the state leading efforts to build more trust between police officers...

U.S. Senate GOP unveils police reform bill that draws Democratic rebukes

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans unveiled a police reform bill Wednesday that takes a markedly different approach to police reform efforts backed by congressional Democrats.The...

Lawmakers: Trump’s environmental rollbacks threaten minority communities

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is suspending key environmental reviews during the pandemic and critics warn the move could further harm poor and minority...

ACLU Florida condemns excessive force; urges law enforcement to refrain from...

In a stern letter to sheriffs and prosecutors, The ACLU Florida wrote Thursday that law enforcement is “using excessive and unnecessary force against protesters through...

George Floyd’s brother: ‘Make sure that he is more than another...

WASHINGTON — George Floyd’s younger brother, Philonise Floyd, pleaded with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday to ensure that his brother didn’t die in vain.“I...

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