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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...

Opening testimony in voting-rights trial includes evidence of racial disparity, administrative...

The question of whether Latoya Moreland and hundreds of thousands of Floridians like her will be able to vote in this year’s presidential election...

DeSantis asks Fla. Supreme Court to weigh in on Amendment 4

Immediately after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation that narrows the field of felons who can vote following the passage of Amendment 4 in November,...

Lawmaker advances a state apology for the Johns Committee that targeted...

In an effort to acknowledge and move past one of the darkest phases of Florida’s 20th Century history, a state senator has filed a...

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