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  • Experts offer testimony in 'stand your ground' probe

    Experts offer testimony in 'stand your ground' probe
    Attorneys, lawmakers and researchers weighed in Friday on Florida's "stand your ground" law, during hours of testimony in Orlando for a probe by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The Commission launched an investigation of Florida's law, and laws like...
  • Florida man sentenced to life in prison over loud-music killing

    A Florida man convicted in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager after a dispute over loud music will spend the rest of his life in prison, a county judge said Friday. Jackelyn Barnard, director of communications for the state's attorney's office in...
  • Federal panel here to discuss 'stand your ground' law

    Federal panel here to discuss 'stand your ground' law
    The fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford ignited a nationwide debate on gun rights, profiling and Florida's controversial self-defense laws. That debate continues today, when a panel of experts convenes in Orlando to discuss the...
  • 'Fangate' delays start of Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate

    'Fangate' delays start of Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate
    After a jaw-dropping beginning where Gov. Rick Scott initially refused to set foot on the stage for statewide, televised debate, Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist got down to business — attacking the other guy. On Twitter, the...
  • Ethnic aristocracies have no place in modern America

    Once upon a time, the liberal position was to reject the old discriminatory branding of people by the color of their skins rather than by the content of their characters. Not now. Political and career advantage is found in trumpeting -- or occasionally...
  • Right to stand your ground transcends race and politics

    As the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hears testimony on "stand your ground" laws in Orlando on Friday, charges of racial discrimination will be the central focus. One black mother will testify that she lost her son, Jordan Davis, to gunshots fired by...
  • EEOC weighs in on Mascotte mess, and it isn't pretty

    EEOC weighs in on Mascotte mess, and it isn't pretty
    An accountant in the utility department for the city of Mascotte is pulling off a miracle: She continues to work even though the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Oct. 2 there is "reasonable cause" to believe the city manager discriminated...
  • Hampton Roads leaders discuss community, law enforcement relations

    Building trust among Hampton Roads law enforcement officials, prosecutors and members of the community is the key to avoiding the race-related tensions seen in Ferguson, Mo., several local leaders said Monday night. About 70 people gathered at Bethel...
  • St. Louis flash mob asks for 'justice,' but wants indictment and conviction

    Story: On Saturday night, a group of protesters interrupted a performance of the St. Louis symphony by singing a "justice for Mike Brown" song and chanting "black lives matter." A video of the incident shows the group unfurling banners over the symphony...
  • Theater review: 'The Trayvon Martin Project,' part 1

    Theater review: 'The Trayvon Martin Project,' part 1
    Producer Beth Marshall refers to the audience discussion that follows a performance of "The Trayvon Martin Project" as "the third act" of the show. It's an apt description as several of the evening's roughly 10-minute plays feel like talking points...
  • Eric Holder: Mixed legacy at best

    He's not exactly stepping aside quietly. Reaction to Eric Holder's resignation ranged from hagiographic to diabolical. Civil rights leaders praised him as the strongest attorney general since Bobby Kennedy. Fox News derided him as the nation's all-time...