Category Archives: Florida

Report: Miami officers fired for joking about target practice in black neighborhood

An internal Miami police investigation has found three rookie officers joked in a group chat about using the city’s primarily black neighborhoods for target practice, a newspaper reported Friday. According to investigation documents obtained by the Miami Herald, the officers told an investigator they were only joking. The newspaper said officers Kevin Bergnes, Miguel Valdes… Read More »

George Zimmerman kicked out of bar after using racial slurs

George Zimmerman was kicked out of a Florida cigar bar after using racial slurs and yelling at a waitress, police said. The former neighborhood watchman became belligerent at the Corona Cigar Co. outside Orlando, according to a Seminole County Sheriff’s Office report. Manager Angel Benitez told the Daily News that staff asked an officer who… Read More »

No mention of Trayvon Martin as Trump talks in the city he died in about blacks getting shot

Rallying supporters in this city where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed, Donald Trump on Tuesday described African-Americans as “living in hell” and getting “shot” for simply walking in the street. “African-Americans are living in hell and are living — in, in the inner cities, I mean, they’re living in hell. You walk to… Read More »