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Change.org -- the world's largest petition platform -- shows the 'Justice for Trayvon Martin' petition generated 2.2 million signatures, making it the most successful campaign in 2012. The parents of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old gunned down...
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Four years after taking the helm of the NAACP and ushering in a generational change for the nation’s oldest and most prominent civil rights organization, Ben Jealous arrived as a major force in American politics this year. At a time when restrictive...
Before the coffee. After remembering why today matters. The Skinny: Sure was foggy this morning. That and sad music at Starbucks put me in a blue mood. Friday's headlines include ... wait for it ... the weekend box office preview!!! Also, teens are...
CNNGeorge Zimmerman, charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old Florida boy, is suing NBC Universal for using "the oldest form of yellow journalism" by editing an audio tape of his 911 call to make him sound racist, the lawsuit says. Zimmerman is...
A simmering rage was building, with South Florida rallies featuring celebrities wearing hoodies and high school kids holding up bags of Skittles. This was a month after Miami-Dade high school student Trayvon Martin was killed in Central Florida by...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith filed legislation Wednesday that would revamp the state's stand your ground law as a response to the death of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin. “The tragic shooting in Sanford, Florida,...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe cases of Casey Anthony and George Zimmerman, two stories that gripped Central Florida and the world, will continue to make headlines in 2013. The appeal of Anthony's convictions of lying to law enforcement will receive TV coverage on Jan. 8. The...
Jeff Triplett and Valarie Houston: Racial tensions were running hot in Sanford after neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin. Cool heads emerged in the person of Triplett, Sanford's mayor, and Houston, pastor at Allen Chapel. Triplett...
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The Orlando Sentinel's first Floridian of the Year for 1983 was a strong-willed woman who slugged it out with this state's power brokers. Coincidentally, so is our 30th honoree, Deirdre Macnab. Marjory Stoneman Douglas wasn't afraid to fight for their...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Surrounded by House and Senate Democrats, the mother of Trayvon Martin told a crowd at the Capitol why lawmakers should repeal the state's stand your ground law. “As a parent, I wouldn't want you to stand in my shoes,” said...
Blog Sponsored by Taylor & Carls, P.A. Among the many issues raised by the recent fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman is the possibility that his family may bring a lawsuit against the homeowners association of the neighborhood in which...
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Tribune reporterChicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy today called for tougher gun laws and reiterated his opposition to legalizing the concealed carry of handguns in Illinois. “The answer to guns is not more guns,” McCarthy said during a panel...
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