Politico has published its annual “Politico 50,” a list of “50 ideas blowing up American politics (and the people behind them).” Among those included in this year’s list is Florida State’s Attorney Aramis Ayala, who made headlines earlier this year when she announced that she would not pursue the death penalty in the…
The viral video of a black female state attorney in Florida getting pulled over by police officers who don’t recognize her and say they couldn’t get any information off of her plates has been making headlines and sparking discussion for days, but is it possible that there is more to the story than meets the eye?
Bodycam footage from the Orlando Police Department shows two police officers pulling over Florida’s only black state attorney, Aramis Ayala. One officer claims they made the stop because the tint on her car’s windows was too dark.
Earlier this week, Florida state Sen. Frank Artiles made headlines after he referred to six black colleagues as “niggers.” At the same time, reports emerged that a black female state attorney had received a noose in the mail at her office in Orlando, Fla., in response to her refusal to pursue the death penalty in…
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Florida is investigating after a noose was mailed to the office of State Attorney Aramis Ayala, who announced last month that she won’t pursue the death penalty in any case she handles during her tenure.
Florida prosecutor Aramis Ayala on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott after he stripped her office of some 23 first-degree murder cases because she refused to pursue the death penalty.