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NAACP and ACLU add national clout to courtroom fight against FL’s...

Florida’s new anti-riot/protest law targets people of color protesting racial injustice in the United States and subjects them to harsh treatment at the hands...

DeSantis enacts law reforming FL elections; opponents sue, and citizens will...

In a sweeping voting reform law enacted Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis, Floridians will see far less access to vote-by-mail drop boxes, fewer people...

Voting-rights and civil-rights advocates call for veto of GOP-driven election reforms

Twenty voting-rights and civil-rights organizations told Gov. Ron DeSantis Wednesday that he should veto elections-reform legislation sent for his signature by the Republican-led Florida...

Florida reacts to guilty verdicts in cop killing of George Floyd

The long-awaited verdicts -- guilty as charged -- in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin prompted swift reaction Tuesday from around the state of...

U.S. Senate Republicans trying to insert private school tuition into the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Republicans are pushing to underwrite private school tuition as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic against opposition from...

NAACP groups join lawsuit over opening brick-and-mortar schools

Two civil rights organizations — the NAACP and the NAACP - Florida State Conference — have joined the Florida Education Association and other plaintiffs...

Confirmation in doubt for controversial Pentagon nominee Tata after Senate cancels...

WASHINGTON — Bipartisan backlash against Anthony Tata, the former North Carolina government official who was President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for a senior Pentagon...

FL Gov. DeSantis’ Juneteenth proclamation draws attention to Confederate holidays still...

As Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation Friday commemorating the day slavery ended in the United States, questions have been raised about the state's...

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...

Civil rights leader: ‘Once a person has paid their debt to...

A Florida civil rights leader testified Thursday that a 2019 law requiring former felons to pay all court costs before having voting rights restored...

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