Florida

Here’s a very disturbing video from Ron DeSantis, Republican nominee for governor. During an appearance on Fox News this morning with Sandra Smith, DeSantis, who is white, doled out backhanded compliments to Andrew Gillum, who is black, calling him “an articulate spokesman.” He said Gillum performed better than other candidates, just before arguing that Florida shouldn’t […]

Andrew Gillum, Mayor of Tallahassee has become the first African-American nominee for Florida governor, pulling off an upset win over favorite Gwen Graham and two big-spending businessmen in a crowded Democratic primary field. The race remained close, but in the end Gillum defeated Graham. With 94 percent of the votes counted, Gillum had an unofficial […]

Source: CNN A Florida teacher has been suspended after his school district concluded he repeatedly used the N-word in class, and told his 7th and 8th graders not to date African-Americans “because they are not worth it,” among other violations. Records indicate Swinyar has taught in the Duval County school board system since 2012. David Swinyar, […]

Today, 45 is holding a “listening session” with the victims of the Parkland, FL shooting.  As I write this, I’m watching Andrew Pollack a father who lost his daughter in the Parkland shootings give gut-wrenching testimony to what happened last week. I’m watching Samuel Zeif describe his texts with his brother during the spree and speak […]

Remember during the Baltimore riot in 2015 the mother who smacked her masked son upside the head? Well, a Florida mother took it to the next level when she turned in her 14 year old son who was accused of carjacking an 81 year old woman. Romona Gordon said: ““It is really difficult for me. […]

Imagine going to your bank drive thru to get some money, and getting some burritos too! It is a drive thru, right? Not quite… A Spring Hill, FL man found out the hard way when he was charged with a DUI after mistaking a bank for a Taco Bell. But is that a good idea […]

Florida is bracing for a direct hit. Miami: A new forecast shows Miami in line for direct hit.  The Caribbean: Irma hammered a string of northeast islands. Barbuda took a major hit, with 90% of its buildings damaged. Haiti is NOT ready for Irma, officials say.  Hurricane Jose: It’s just behind Irma, and it’s now a Category […]

Florida's first African-American state attorney has been under fire since she publicly refused to seek the death penalty in her cases.

Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Gov. Rick Scott claiming that he violated her constitutional rights by reassigning 23 of her murder cases after she refused to seek the death penalty.

GOP leaders are targeting Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala for her refusal to seek the death penalty in the Markeith Loyd case.

Twenty-one-year-old Alteria Woods was an innocent victim who was caught in the crosshairs between the father of her unborn child and local police.

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced that the four prison guards who were allegedly tied to Darren Rainey’s death won’t face any charges.