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  • Leaders tackle poor relations between minority communities, police

    Leaders tackle poor relations between minority communities, police
    Civic, political, religious and law enforcement leaders gathered Tuesday in an attempt to start conversations they hope will alleviate the mistrust many in minority communities feel toward the police. U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, an...
  • Former workers sue Norfolk Shipyard claiming racist, hostile work environment

    Former workers sue Norfolk Shipyard claiming racist, hostile work environment
    More former employees, mostly black and Hispanic, of the Lyon Shipyard in Norfolk are coming forwarded claiming the private shipyard maintained a hostile and racist work environment, according to a report in the Virginian Pilot. The original lawsuit,...
  • Documentary, exhibit about Elgin blacks draws 600 to premiere

    Documentary, exhibit about Elgin blacks draws 600 to premiere
    With a capacity crowd of 600 looking on Sunday, the moment that Ernie Broadnax has dreamed about for decades but suspected might never come became reality. A 75-minute documentary movie and traveling exhibit premiered at Elgin Community College's Blizzard...
  • Tenacious Eustis civil rights leader dead at 88

    During the mid-1980s, T.H. Poole Sr. would walk into a city commission meeting — pick any city in Lake County — and the racial tension would ratchet up about a dozen notches. Here it comes. Trouble. Glances were exchanged. Elected types...
  • Civil rights activists draw tears, cheers at Allentown event

    Civil rights activists draw tears, cheers at Allentown event
    Their stories were chilling — years in prison for crimes they didn't commit, beatings at the hands of law enforcement, seeing loved ones killed and injustices compounding before their very eyes. Their cause: civil rights. The women who spoke...
  • Fired OPD officer to be reinstated

    Fired OPD officer to be reinstated
    About 13 months after Orlando police Officer Janir Sims was fired amid an internal investigation into misconduct and insubordination accusations, an arbitrator decided his punishment was too harsh for his actions. "I believe (Sims') personnel file...
  • The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist

    The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist
    When Loretta Lynch was finally confirmed by the Senate this week as U.S. attorney general, she received 10 Republican votes -- many fewer than she should have received but more than were expected given the GOP majority’s recent hyper-partisanship....
  • Parents of Michael Brown sue Ferguson over son's death

    Parents of Michael Brown sue Ferguson over son's death
    Michael Brown's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, opening a new chapter in the legal battle over the fatal shooting by a white police officer that sparked a national protest movement. Attorneys for Brown'...
  • Integration through baseball

    Integration through baseball
    Oct. 8, 1966, is for me, a day thick with enduring and vivid memories. It was a Saturday, the day of the first World Series game ever played in Baltimore, and I doubt that an autumn sun ever shined so brightly or felt so inviting as the one that fell that...
  • 2 racist emails cited in federal report on Ferguson police prompt outrage

    2 racist emails cited in federal report on Ferguson police prompt outrage
    For the activists who cast Ferguson, Mo., as a symbol of the fight against police racism, the Department of Justice report castigating the city’s Police Department for patterns of racial bias was long-sought vindication. The full report, which...
  • 'Everyone's a little bit racist'

    'Everyone's a little bit racist'
    F.B.I Director James Comey did the nation a huge favor last week when he publicly acknowledged that too many police officers allow unconscious racial biases to influence their conduct toward young black men. That is a reality residents of the nation's...