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Yes, Florida Gov. Rick Scott Is Breaking Ranks With the NRA and Trump. No, We Shouldn’t Celebrate Just Yet Yes, Florida Gov. Rick Scott Is Breaking Ranks With the NRA and Trump. No, We Shouldn’t Celebrate Just Yet

The student-led push to finally bring a semblance of gun control appears to be working in Florida. Gov. Rick Scott and other state lawmakers on Friday offered a series of proposals that would mark “the most significant move toward gun control in Florida in decades.”

Florida Considers Porn a Health Hazard, Doesn’t Ban Assault Rifles but Agrees to Have More God in Schools Florida Considers Porn a Health Hazard, Doesn’t Ban Assault Rifles but Agrees to Have More God in Schools

Everyone can stop worrying about guns and mass shootings in schools because a Florida lawmaker has just introduced groundbreaking legislation that will surely be adopted by other areas throughout the nation and will definitely put a halt to gun violence.

'We’re Here! Are You Listening?’ Inside the #NeverAgain Student Protest in Tallahassee 'We’re Here! Are You Listening?’ Inside the #NeverAgain Student Protest in Tallahassee

“We are called the laziest generation, but we’re here! Are you listening?”

The Mysterious Killing of D.J. Broadus The Mysterious Killing of D.J. Broadus

On Feb. 3, 2018, Baker County, Fla., sheriff’s deputies arrived at a residence hidden off Southern States Nursery Road outside Macclenny, Fla., to respond to a call about a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers found the body of 31-year-old Dominic Jerome “D.J.” Broadus II on the ground behind the home. According to…

Jeff Sessions’ Speech on Florida School Shooting Is a Nonsensical Symphony of Racist Dog Whistles Jeff Sessions’ Speech on Florida School Shooting Is a Nonsensical Symphony of Racist Dog Whistles

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a genius when it comes to playing the racist dog whistle. During a speech Thursday at a sheriffs’ convention in Washington, D.C., Sessions found a way to bring up criminal records and gang violence while addressing Wednesday’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that killed 17 people.

Florida School Shooter Was Member of Local White Supremacist Group Florida School Shooter Was Member of Local White Supremacist Group

A spokesperson for a Florida white supremacist group confirmed Thursday that the gunman who opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School in Parkland, Fla., and killed at least 17 people was associated with the group.

Schools Are Supposed to Be Safe Schools Are Supposed to Be Safe

My first job out of college was as a full-time substitute teacher at Wilkinsburg Junior/Senior High School. A week into my time there, the ninth-grade English teacher unexpectedly quit, and I took over that classroom for the reminder of the year.

17 Reported Dead in Fatal Florida High School Shooting; More Injured  17 Reported Dead in Fatal Florida High School Shooting; More Injured 

Updated Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, 6:40 p.m. EST: The Washington Post reports that at least 17 people are said to be dead in the Wednesday-afternoon shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

Florida News-Station Producer Fired After Being Caught Yelling Racial Slur at Neighbor Florida News-Station Producer Fired After Being Caught Yelling Racial Slur at Neighbor

A Miami news-station producer found herself out of a job mere days after celebrating her second work anniversary at the station after being caught hurling the n-word at her neighbor over an argument about street parking.

Yet Another Black Transgender Woman Killed; Friends Up in Arms Because She Was Misgendered Yet Another Black Transgender Woman Killed; Friends Up in Arms Because She Was Misgendered

Another transgender woman was killed this month, this time in Jacksonville, Fla., making it the second trans killing within a week.

This Mom Just Walked Out of Her Son’s Televised College Announcement and I Have Questions This Mom Just Walked Out of Her Son’s Televised College Announcement and I Have Questions

On Wednesday, aka National Signing Day, aka one of the biggest days in college football, aka the day that Midwesterners and Southerners wait for all year, the day top high school players stop dating and make it official with the college of their choice. There are usually cheers and tears and smiles and bitter beer…

Felons in Florida May Have an Easier Time Restoring Their Right to Vote Felons in Florida May Have an Easier Time Restoring Their Right to Vote

Florida is one of four states in the union that permanently disenfranchise individuals convicted of a felony, even after they have paid their debt to society. As a result, there are 1.5 million people in the state who are barred from voting —20 percent of whom are black. The state does have a system through which the…

Congresswoman Convicted of Scamming Low-Income Students Pulled Up to Prison in a Limo Bus Congresswoman Convicted of Scamming Low-Income Students Pulled Up to Prison in a Limo Bus

You might think a politician who’s been indicted on federal corruption charges and convicted of fraud would want to keep a low profile, but you would not be thinking like former Rep. Corrine Brown.

7-Year-Old Florida Boy Escorted Away in Handcuffs After Allegedly Punching Teacher  7-Year-Old Florida Boy Escorted Away in Handcuffs After Allegedly Punching Teacher 

A 7-year-old Florida elementary school student was taken out of school in handcuffs after he allegedly hit his teacher during an altercation at the school.

Florida Elementary School Teacher Sends Home Spelling List With Racial Slur; Barely Bothers to Apologize, Mom Says Florida Elementary School Teacher Sends Home Spelling List With Racial Slur; Barely Bothers to Apologize, Mom Says

It’s a day ending in “y,” so naturally someone did something racist at a school in this country.

2 Explosive Devices Detonated in Florida Mall; No Injuries Reported  2 Explosive Devices Detonated in Florida Mall; No Injuries Reported 

A Florida mall was evacuated Sunday evening after two improvised explosive devices were detonated inside a service corridor.

Florida Teen Who Posed as Doctor Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison Florida Teen Who Posed as Doctor Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Malachi Love-Robinson first made headlines as a teenager after being caught posing as a doctor with his own medical practice in West Palm Beach, Fla. Three years later, Love-Robinson, now 20, will be spending the next three years in prison after admitting to his extensive con.

Florida Man Accused of Beating Stepson to Death Over Cookie, Forcing Boy’s Brothers to Participate Florida Man Accused of Beating Stepson to Death Over Cookie, Forcing Boy’s Brothers to Participate

A Florida man is facing first-degree murder charges after authorities say he threw his 7-year-old stepson against a wall and beat him to death at a local motel while forcing the child’s siblings to participate in the brutal attack.

Venus Williams Not to Blame for Fatal Car Crash, Will Not Face Charges Venus Williams Not to Blame for Fatal Car Crash, Will Not Face Charges

An investigation by police in Florida has concluded that no one is to blame for the car accident involving Venus Williams that resulted in one man’s death, and neither the tennis star nor the other driver will be charged in the incident.

White Supremacist Troll Low-Key Stalks Maxine Waters; George Zimmerman Mixes Her Up With Another Black Woman White Supremacist Troll Low-Key Stalks Maxine Waters; George Zimmerman Mixes Her Up With Another Black Woman

Well-known white supremacist troll Chuck C. Johnson somehow found himself on a plane with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and snapped her pic in some kind of weird, stalkery behavior.

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