While it is true that the U.S. Constitution does not mention race, in 1857, United States Supreme Court Justice Roger Taney wrote the above statement for the court’s majority opinion in Dred Scott v. Sandford, the case of a black man who sued for his freedom based on the fact that he was enslaved in a state that…
Three transgender women have been killed in Jacksonville, Fla., since the beginning of the year, and local activists fear that the slayings may be linked.
I know it’s important not to be wasteful, and to teach small children the importance of not being wasteful, but not putting toilet paper in school bathroom stalls and instead handing out wads of paper to students on an as-needed basis seems like some next-level anxiety-inducing shit, no pun intended.
It’s hard to assign an accurate definition for the oft-employed phrase “That’s some white people shit” because, well, the best-possible definition is located within the phrase. “That’s some white people shit” literally means, “That’s some shit so exclusive to whiteness that it deserves its own phrase.”
Please disregard that insensitive, clickbait headline. I misspelled the sentence: “Jacksonville Citizens Apprehended for Illegally Acquiring Communications Equipment.” Simple mistake.
On Friday, Jacksonville, Fla., Mayor Lenny Curry ordered a mandatory evacuation for certain parts of the city in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. One Jacksonville Pizza Hut manager, however, was not having it.
A young black man in Jacksonville, Fla., was harassed by a local sheriff’s officer after he was allegedly caught in the horrific act of jaywalking without a license.
A Florida man who was armed with a handgun and a rifle was arrested after pointing the weapons at his Muslim neighbors while hurling racial slurs and threats.
Police have arrested 34-year-old Maurice Antonio Mobley in connection with the fatal accidental shooting of a 5-year-old girl over the weekend, Action News Jax reports.
A Florida judge who was facing investigation after being accused of making racist and sexist comments from the bench has abruptly resigned ahead of an impeachment investigation by the Legislature, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
In 1998 a woman posing as a hospital worker walked into the University Medical Center, now known as U.F. Health Jacksonville (Fla.), and told a new 16-year-old mother that her daughter, Kamiyah Mobley, who was just hours old, had a fever and needed to be treated.
Students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Fla., staged a sit-in earlier this week demanding a change in the way African-American history is taught in Duval County Public Schools, Action News Jax reports.
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"Whites Only" and "Colored" signs reportedly placed above two water fountains at a Florida high school have sparked an investigation by school officials, Action News Jax reports. A photo of the signs was shared on social media Thursday.