Florida judge steps down after being recorded berating 59-year-old disabled woman who later died

April 26, 2018 Carma Henry 0

A Florida judge has stepped down after video surfaced of a her ruthlessly berating a chronically ill disabled woman who later died, following her release from jail.  During a preliminary hearing last Sunday (April 15), Broward County Circuit Judge Merrilee Ehrlich, repeatedly scolded Sandra Faye Twiggs, a 59-year-old mother who was in a wheelchair and was arrested on a misdemeanor charge after a disagreement with her 19-year-old daughter. […]

Former Miami Dolphins player takes Special Needs student to Prom

April 26, 2018 Carma Henry 0

Eighteen-year-old Lindsey Preston needed a date to prom, and her family knew the perfect gentlemen to take her: Don Jones II, the 27-year-old defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers.
         Don Jones also played for the Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns and Houston Texans. […]

Haitian Civil Rights Organizations join NAACP in TPS lawsuit   

April 26, 2018 Carma Henry 0

The NAACP, the nation’s premier grassroots civil rights organization, filed an amended complaint in its ongoing law-suit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for its decision to rescind the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian immigrants. Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees (HWHR) and the Haitian Lawyers’ Association (HLA) have now joined the lawsuit. The plaintiffs are represented by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF).  […]

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