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The Rev. Al Sharpton has led a group of several hundred people on a march to the state Capitol to protest Florida's "stand your ground" law. PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sharpton Leads March Against Florida ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

The Rev. Al Sharpton has led a group of several hundred people on a march to the state Capitol to protest Florida’s “stand your ground” law.

03/10/2014

File photo of two killer whales jumping out of the water at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida.  (credit: Jan Kopec/Getty Images)

‘Blackfish’ Prompts Heart To Cancel SeaWorld Gig

The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing the recent documentary “Blackfish,” which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.

CBS Tampa–12/09/2013

New York City Council members hold a press conference on the steps of City Hall to call for justice in the Feb. 26 killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., in New York on March 28, 2012. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Trayvon Protest Group To Return To Fla. Capitol

A small group of protesters upset by the acquittal of George Zimmerman say they’re returning to the state Capitol.

09/23/2013

Law enforcement arrested a Florida pastor Wednesday as he drove to a park to light nearly 3,000 Qurans on fire to protest the 2001 terrorist attacks. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Florida Pastor Arrested Before Burning Nearly 3,000 Qurans For 9/11

Law enforcement arrested a Florida pastor Wednesday as he drove to a park to light nearly 3,000 Qurans on fire to protest the 2001 terrorist attacks.

CBS Tampa–09/11/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Protesters Upset With Verdict Leave Capitol

A small but determined group upset by the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin’s killing ended a 31-day long protest Thursday at the Florida Capitol.

08/15/2013

File photo of Talib Kweli (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Samsung)

Hip-hop Artist Joins Protest Now In Its 4th Week

Rapper Talib Kweli is spending the night with a group whose protest at the Florida Capitol is now in its fourth week.

CBS Tampa–08/08/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton, Jessie Jackson, and Benjamin Crump, attorney for the Trayvon Martin family, join together in a protest march just prior to a town hall meeting in Sanford, Florida. The teenager's family addressed the town hall meeting along with Rev. Al Sharpton. (Photo by Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Criticizes Jesse Jackson Over Comments

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is sharply criticizing Jesse Jackson over comments he made while joining a Capitol protest.

CBS Tampa–07/31/2013

File photo of a makeshift Trayvon Martin memorial. (credit: Getty Images)

Standoff At Fla. Capitol Shows No Sign Of Ending

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The protest gripping the Florida Capitol is showing no signs of ending. Protesters upset at the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial have remained at the Capitol since July 16. And […]

07/25/2013

Fears Over Zimmerman Verdict Riots Prove Overblown

The predictions were dire: Black people would burn and loot America’s cities if George Zimmerman was found not guilty. White people everywhere would be attacked in revenge for the killing of Trayvon Martin.

07/24/2013

File photo of one of many Black Friday protests outside a Walmart today. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Shot At Fla. Walmart

Tallahassee police are interviewing witnesses outside of a Walmart where two people were shot.

11/23/2012

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