N.A.A.C.P. Is Expected to Vote to Dismiss Its President

Officials at the civil rights organization said the expected dismissal of Cornell William Brooks after only three years was part of a “systemwide refresh” of the civil rights group.

Florida Apologizes for ‘Gross Injustices’ to Four Black Men, Decades Later

By JACEY FORTIN April 27, 2017 More than a half-century after a violent, dramatic criminal case in Central Florida earned national attention, the State Senate passed a resolution Thursday apologizing to the families of four black men who were “victims...

Lock ’Em Up? Prosecutors Who Say ‘Not So Fast’ Face a Backlash

By FRANCES ROBLES March 30, 2017 ORLANDO, Fla. — In Tampa, the top prosecutor says too many children are charged as adults. In Houston, the district attorney will no longer press charges in low-level marijuana cases. And in Chicago, prosecutors will no...