Saturday, June 25, 2022

Tag: police brutality

Outrage after a Fort Myers police officer tased a teenager (includes...

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a Fort Myers trooper for tasing a 16-year-old twice. Jack Rodeman was walking to his girlfriend’s house in the...

Americans celebrate George Floyd’s life a year after his killing (includes...

Today marks one year since the death of George Floyd, and commemorations are being held across the country in his honor. On May 25, 2020,...

Newsbreak, March 9, 2021

The stimulus bill moves back to the House with the $15 minimum wage removed, those vaccinated against COVID-19 have new freedoms, and Kobe Bryant's...

Black Lives Matter inspires fashion blogger to politics

In 2015, when she was a high school sophomore, Marla McLeod sat down at lunch with some friends. They were eating, chatting and enjoying...

Black filmmaker Jeff Legitime powerfully documented Miami’s George Floyd protests

Ever since George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, people have been protesting almost daily across the nation. Millions of all ages, races and ethnic groups...

Some black-owned restaurants survived the pandemic and are thriving

The loss of revenue due to the coronavirus has made it hard for some Miami black-owned restaurants to keep operating. But consumer support, along...

Racial dispute on unofficial Miami Springs’ Facebook group leads dozens to...

A group of Miami Springs residents, dissatisfied by what they call inaction in city hall, have formed a new activist group that is pressuring...

Colin Kaepernick was right about police violence long before George Floyd...

“Stick to sports.” “Shut up and dribble.” “Don’t bring sports into politics.”  We’ve all heard these phrases, and most of us agree they are flat-out wrong. But...

Tik Tok and the birth of a young activist

Activist Sam Dambrosio says: “Schools don’t teach us the real black history, nor how we arrived here! This land was stolen from the natives,...

Photos of Miami protest are engrossing and frightening

Miamians protesting the police killing of George Floyd this past weekend assembled at Bayside’s Torch of Friendship and marched on to the downtown police...