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Federal lawsuit against FL’s new riot/protest law expands; protesters proceed with...

A federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s new anti-riot/anti-protest law has gained strength with the addition of Black Lives Matter: Tampa and Community Empowerment Project as...

Fear of rising Black power terrifies DeSantis, conservative Republicans

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is running scared. So fearful is he and his collaborators of the rising power of primarily Black racial justice protesters, they...

Benjamin Crump: He’s filed civil suits on behalf of Black victims,...

Attorney Benjamin Crump was standing in a snow storm Tuesday, watching the mother of yet another young Black son weep as she described the...

Black lawmakers insist policing reforms to make FL safer for all...

Reforms making policing and policed communities safer “cannot wait,” Black Florida lawmakers said Tuesday in announcing measures they intend to push as a caucus...

FL Legislature 2021: Political climate bristling with tension about violence, racism,...

Florida’s approach to law enforcement and racial justice will be on trial in the upcoming legislative session, as lawmakers react to widespread racial unrest...

FL lawmakers file governor’s anti-mob legislation, sans ‘Stand Your Ground’ provision

Florida lawmakers have filed legislation to fend off violent protests after a right-wing mob carrying “Trump” banners stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. Gov. Ron DeSantis...

Think tank summit with FL ties convenes to pitch law blocking...

A conservative think tank holding a virtual summit this week is pitching draft state legislation to prevent expansion of the size of the U.S....

Attorney Benjamin Crump: Following Thurgood Marshall’s path and taking on today’s...

Ben Crump was 10 years old in 1978 and living on the “wrong side of the tracks’’ in Lumberton, NC when he discovered how...

A special legislative session on guns? Florida’s House Democratic caucus is...

(Updated) Florida legislative Democrats are calling on the Secretary of State to hold a special legislative session to consider proposals to combat gun violence. Republican...

Florida should tackle gun violence in minority communities, lawmaker says

As hundreds of gun-control advocates swarmed the state Capitol in Tallahassee to lobby lawmakers Wednesday, a South Florida Democratic House member called on Governor...

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