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Civil Rights

Buzz Education Politics Protests

Buzz: Kennedy in Pensacola

July 5, 2012

The civil rights and racial discrimination issues with the Escambia County School District are spiraling out of Superintendent Malcolm Thomas’ control. Attorney Mike Papantonio has confirmed that his firm is looking into the Escambia County School…

Caring News

Leroy Boyd passes away

September 15, 2010

The founder and head of Movement for Change passed away today after a sudden illness. Boyd has been a civil rights leaders for decades, a champion for the disenfranchised. He will be missed.…

Politics

Boo hoo, no voodoo–Groups oppose Evers bill

April 19, 2010

ACLU Press Release: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Numerous religious organizations, clergy and nonpartisan citizen organizations representing a wide range of interests today called upon Florida Speaker of the House Larry Cretul and Senate President Jeff Atwater to…

What took DOJ so long to investigate ECSO

January 29, 2009

Why did it take six years for the Department of Justice to investigate the first complaint against the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and three years to investigate the second? National Public Radio may have the answer.…