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Congress approved Juneteenth as a federal holiday, but FL Legislature failed...

President Joe Biden signed a new bill into law Thursday, establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday to recognize the ending of slavery. But Florida still...

State Sen. Randolph Bracy, Aramis Ayala, pursuing Central FL Congressional seat

State Sen. Randolph Bracy, a Black Democrat representing part of Orange County, had previously hinted at running for governor to unseat Ron DeSantis in...

Ocoee massacre of 1920: College scholarships and a feature film in...

More than 100 years ago, a two-day riot took place in the small town of Ocoee in Orange County, where Blacks were killed and...

Lawmakers wrap up state budget, failing to use $3.5 billion in...

With just a few days left in the 2021 legislative session and COVID-19 still infecting and killing Floridians, the Legislature will not fully utilize...

Lawmakers could see two legal holidays about the end of slavery;...

Following criticism from Black history advocates over commemorating the ending of slavery in Florida, a state lawmaker is now pushing for two non-paid legal...

Black advocates push back on designating Juneteenth as a holiday in...

Advocates for Black history urged state lawmakers Friday to forgo recognizing June 19, a day commemorating the ending of slavery, as a state recognized...

Black lawmakers push scholarships for descendants of 1920 Ocoee riot victims,...

A hundred years ago, dozens of Blacks in Central Florida were killed in a deadly riot for exercising their right to vote — a...

‘Being civically engaged was a pathway to enacting change’: State Sen....

A Black man born in Philadelphia from "the son of a preaching father and an activist mother," who played basketball on scholarship in college...

Ocoee massacre education bill did not include reparations and may not...

In frank comments about African-American legislation in Florida, State Sen. Randolph Bracy, who is a Black man, said he thinks that some Republicans  “have...

Florida Senate President Bill Galvano rejects special session proposal on police...

Senate President Bill Galvano turned down a request Tuesday to call a special session for police reforms following the death of George Floyd and...

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