A candidate vying for a seat in Florida’s House of Representatives has been accused of faking the Bachelor’s degree she claims she earned from Miami University. Although The Root cannot confirm the candidate’s forgery, the accusations come from a somewhat credible source:
Well, it looks like America is continuing its long-held tradition of being on the wrong side of black protest as South Florida police officers have been encouraged not to buy tickets to Miami Dolphins games after two players kneeled during the national anthem.
The Republican Party, aka the party of old white men, has a new black firecracker with an interesting platform: Vote for me because people don’t want to vote for old white men!
Either President Trump is preparing us for the dystopian future after our world war with longtime enemy Canada, or he’s never purchased groceries in his life, or he’s just a lying-ass liar who will say anything to drive home his point to his mindless followers.
A South Florida mom is expressing gratitude after she safely delivered her baby boy despite going into early labor after she was allegedly kicked in the stomach by an off-duty North Miami Beach officer.
Florida’s Stand Your Ground law faced heavy scrutiny back in 2012 when George Zimmerman, a white-passing neighborhood watchman saw Trayvon Martin walking down the street minding his own business. Zimmerman deemed Trayvon scary and a “punk” and followed him. Their confrontation left Trayvon dead and his killer a free…
Hillsborough County, Fla., has suspended four fire-rescue medics for refusing to give a black 30-year-old woman suffering stroke symptoms a ride in an ambulance.
The girlfriend of a black man gunned down in a Florida parking lot last week says that not only was her boyfriend just coming to her defense in a heated dispute, but that the gunman “wanted someone to be angry at.”
Two men, Markeis McGlockton and Michael Drejka, got into an argument in a convenience Circle A Food store parking lot in Clearwater, Fla., over a parking spot. It’s been reported that Drejka was arguing with McGlockton’s girlfriend about them being parked in the handicap spot without a proper tag.
A former police chief in a Southern Florida suburb has been indicted for pressuring his officers to pin crimes on any African American with “somewhat of a record” to keep the crime stats in his jurisdiction perfect.
An administrative board has decided that a former corrections officer and Ku Klux Klan member who conspired to kill a black inmate will lose his state retirement benefits, upholding the ruling of an administrative law judge and...
Chris Brown was arrested in Florida on Thursday night.
Three transgender women have been killed in Jacksonville, Fla., since the beginning of the year, and local activists fear that the slayings may be linked.
Florida gon’ Florida. And a recent video from the good ol’ Sunshine State—more specifically South Florida—captured the most curious (and terrifying) sight: a man holding on to the hood of a car speeding down Interstate 95 while casually on his phone.
Andrew Medina, a security monitor at Parkland, Fla.’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, saw accused shooter Nikolas Cruz step onto campus the day of the massacre. Despite suspecting that something was wrong—Medina said he radioed another monitor and told him to “keep your eyes” open—Medina himself didn’t confront…
A St. Petersburg, Fla., police officer has resigned hours after being captured on cellphone video using a racial slur while responding to a dispute.
Looks like this Becky’s beauty is definitely only skin-deep. An unidentified woman was captured on video going on an offensive, racist rant at a Hillsborough County, Fla., nail salon.
A former police chief and two officers of a tiny Miami-area town are facing federal charges after prosecutors say the law enforcement officials conspired to frame a teenager for four burglaries.
I won’t even bother making a quip about Florida today because we all know what’s up. So let’s get right into the story.
A Florida deputy was suspended for a whole 40 hours after being caught on bodycam footage using the n-word during a break-in investigation that involved his own vehicle.