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Press Release : MLK Leadership Series 2013

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MLK Leadership Series 2013 Orlando, Florida – December 5, 2012- The I.S. Hankins-F.A. Johnson Education Foundation, Inc. of Alpha Phi Alpha in partnership with the Mayor of Orlando’s MLK Holiday Commission, the Office of Diversity Initiative at UCF and the FAMU College of Law will be hosting the 2013 MLK Leadership Series – 8th Annual… Read more »

Attorney Ben Crump wants Justice Dept. investigation of LAPD use-of-force incidents

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Elex Michaelson LOS ANGELES (KABC) — People rallied Wednesday over a number of recent violent arrests by the Los Angeles Police Department. One victim died in police custody, and two others sustained injuries. “This is a united front to cause the public to demand answers,” said attorney Benjamin Crump. “It happens once, you say it’s… Read more »

Trayvon Martin family lawyers win Bar diversity award

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By Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentinel Benjamin Crump and Daryl Parks, attorneys for Trayvon Martin’s family, consider themselves lawyers who “fight giants” and take on the cases others would avoid. And now the Florida Bar is giving them some recognition as well. The Tallahassee attorneys were presented with the Henry Latimer Diversity Award at the annual… Read more »

Trayvon’s father tells Florida panel: It’s a bad law

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By Michael Peltier (Reuters) – The parents of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager who was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in February, told a Florida task force on Tuesday that the state’s Stand Your Ground statute is “a bad law.” Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin asked state lawmakers to make changes in the… Read more »