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  • Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 5

    Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 5
    Election hangover edition of five things for you today in Central Florida. 1. Governor Rick Scott won a second term as governor defeating Democratic candidate Charlie Crist. Scott said at his speech last night, "It's time to put all the division...
  • President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'

    President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'
    President Obama first grabbed national attention with a keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention that portrayed America the way most Americans want to see it, as a unified entity, regardless of its occasional squabbles. Ironic, then,...
  • Protesters stage 'die-in' outside Orlando police station

    Protesters stage 'die-in' outside Orlando police station
    More than 100 people lay on the ground outside of the Orlando police headquarters Saturday afternoon, joining protesters nationwide upset over two recent grand jury decisions to not indict white police officers who killed unarmed black men. Keisha...
  • Tamir Rice's mother wants conviction of white officer who shot her son

    Tamir Rice's mother wants conviction of white officer who shot her son
    The mother of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old fatally shot while playing with a pellet gun in a Cleveland Park, said on Monday the family wants the white officer who fired at the child to be convicted. In her first news conference since last week’s...
  • St. Louis Rams and all jocks doth protest too much

    Five St. Louis Rams felt a higher calling Sunday. They took the field during pregame introductions displaying the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" gesture. At the risk of sounding like a St. Louis County grand juror, I would have preferred different...
  • Trayvon Martin's mom, race relations on 'Dr. Phil'

    Trayvon Martin's mom, race relations on 'Dr. Phil'
    Dr. Phil McGraw turns to race relations on his Friday program, and Trayvon Martin's mother will be among the guests. "If history continues to repeat itself, not only do we need to change the laws, but we need to change people's mindset as well. We...
  • Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march

    Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march
    Protesters marched through cities across the United States on Friday night chanting "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" on the eve of a large protest planned for Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets to...
  • Federal grand jury meets in Orlando; no sign of Zimmerman witnesses

    Federal grand jury meets in Orlando; no sign of Zimmerman witnesses
    An Orlando federal grand jury was in session Wednesday but there was no indication during its morning session that it heard evidence in the George Zimmerman civil rights case. A Department of Justice civil rights attorney from Washington, D.C., Mark...
  • Local protesters react to Ferguson grand jury decision

    Local protesters react to Ferguson grand jury decision
    SANFORD — As Missouri prosecutors announced that Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted, about 35 people who attended a rally at City Hall in downtown Sanford huddled around a woman holding a cellphone live-streaming the press conference....
  • Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice

    In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated. It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a white South Carolina state trooper. Groubert would later claim...
  • Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.

    Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.
    In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated. It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a whiteSouth Carolina state trooper. Mr. Groubert would later...