| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings.
When they weren't listening to testimony at the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:55 PM
A white Florida man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a black teenager who was playing loud music in a car in a Jacksonville parking lot.
Michael Dunn, 47, had been convicted of three counts of attempted second-...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:15 PM
When George Zimmerman was acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, theater producer Beth Marshall was angry.
So the Orlando resident began working on "The Trayvon Martin Project," a three-part series examining issues that arose from...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:25 PM
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:27 AM
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:22 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:45 PM
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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:51 PM
To the editor: Perhaps it's confirmation bias that makes people think that ex-Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson is guilty of murder, despite eyewitness testimony and the physical evidence supporting his claim of self-defense. ("'Confirmation...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:12 PM
The lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner has sparked huge protests across the country. And those demonstrations need to stop.
I get that people aren’t happy; I’m not either. I believe the protesters have good...