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COVID-19 death toll rises in Florida prisons; inmate advocates demonstrate, families...

The official death toll from COVID-19 among state prison inmates in Florida rose Friday to 89, spanning cases in 25 of the Department of...

Confederate statues would be removed from national parks under new push...

WASHINGTON — Moves are afoot in Congress to get rid of Confederate statues and memorials in national parks— and they're gaining traction as opposition...

Women’s suffrage 100 years later: Systemic sexism, disenfranchisement of Black women,...

Like other disenfranchised people in the United States, women have employed many strategies over the years in their fight for the right to vote.In...

Southern Poverty Law Center sues for access to state prison records...

The Southern Poverty Law Center is demanding public records about state inmates at risk of contracting COVID-19 behind bars and is suing the Florida...

As the state fails to act, a federal judge promises relief...

At the conclusion of an eight-day trial over the constitutionality of a Florida law requiring former felons to pay all their court costs before...

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...

Inmate infections spike at state prisons; feds report first case among...

Update: Hours after publishing this report, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons reported that a second federal facility in Florida has at least one employee...

Failed legislation would have helped inmates get out as virus spreads...

Reform-minded lawmakers sponsored legislation in 2020 that would have allowed low-risk, elderly and sickly inmates to be released before coronavirus took hold in Florida’s...

Federal prison infections double overnight; 12 FL prison staff have COVID-19

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in federal prisons doubled in one day, from 28 on Tuesday to 57 on Wednesday, although none were reported in...

Civil rights groups ask Florida and other states to protect prisoners...

The Southern Poverty Law Center and other civil rights groups are asking Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and federal officials to protect the health and safety...

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