Jury Convicts Florida Man In Deadly Shooting of Black Father Markeis McGlockton, Sentencing Scheduled for the Fall — Atlanta Black Star

Michael Drejka, the white Florida man who claimed self-defense after shooting and killing an unarmed Black man in a heated dispute over a handicapped parking space, was found guilty of manslaughter Friday.  After just six hours of deliberation, a jury convicted Drejka in the July 2018 shooting that ended the life of 28-year-old Markeis McGlockton outside a … Continue reading Jury Convicts Florida Man In Deadly Shooting of Black Father Markeis McGlockton, Sentencing Scheduled for the Fall — Atlanta Black Star

Hate spewing man put $100 billion price on the heads of Black cops, police say — theGrio

Police have arrested a Florida man after he sent several threatening emails against Florida officials, including one offering to pay $100 billion for the deaths of all Black police officers. Richard Guinn, 33, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., was initially taken in by deputies from the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office on charges that he violated an … Continue reading Hate spewing man put $100 billion price on the heads of Black cops, police say — theGrio

Florida White Supremacist Arrested for Plot to Shoot Up Walmart; FBI Still Fixated on ‘Black Identity Extremists’ — The Root

Florida cops arrested a 26-year-old man Friday after he threatened to shoot up a Walmart—an instant callback to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas last week that claimed 22 lives. As ABC News reports, Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials say Richard Clayton posted on his Facebook account on August 6, “3 more days … Continue reading Florida White Supremacist Arrested for Plot to Shoot Up Walmart; FBI Still Fixated on ‘Black Identity Extremists’ — The Root

Florida Police Chase Down Bike-Riding Black Teen Who Fled Out of Fear, Strike Him With Car Before Tasing Him in Violent Arrest — Atlanta Black Star

Police in Hollywood, Florida, are accused of using excessive force during the arrest of a 15-year-old African-American boy, who says that he was strong-armed and even tasered by police. Jaydon Stubbs was arrested last Wednesday as he and a group of friends were heading to Hollywood Beach to bike along the boardwalk, Local 10 News reported. According to an affidavit, … Continue reading Florida Police Chase Down Bike-Riding Black Teen Who Fled Out of Fear, Strike Him With Car Before Tasing Him in Violent Arrest — Atlanta Black Star

Secretly Captured Cellphone Video Shows At Least 5 Florida Guards Beating Black Prisoner for More Than 5 Minutes — Atlanta Black Star

Cellphone video shows a group of Florida correctional officers beating a Black man on the prison yard for more than 5 minutes in an incident that a prison official said could lead to criminal charges for the guards involved. The video shot July 8 through a window screen at Lake Correctional Institution shows at least … Continue reading Secretly Captured Cellphone Video Shows At Least 5 Florida Guards Beating Black Prisoner for More Than 5 Minutes — Atlanta Black Star

Former Florida Deputy Faces Charges of Years of Planting Drugs on Drivers, Altering Body Camera to Hide Actions — Atlanta Black Star

A former Florida sheriff’s deputy was arrested Wednesday after an almost year-long investigation alleged he routinely planted drugs on drivers he pulled over for minor traffic allegations. Zachary Wester allegedly cost one man custody of his daughter. The former deputy is accused of frequently stopping drivers for minor traffic infractions, planting drugs inside their vehicles … Continue reading Former Florida Deputy Faces Charges of Years of Planting Drugs on Drivers, Altering Body Camera to Hide Actions — Atlanta Black Star