NEW YORK (AP) — A public memorial for actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will be held Sept. 20 in New York.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act by posthumously bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal upon Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department have charged 17-year-old Corey L. Brown of Sarasota with murder in connection to a homicide that occurred in March.
ATLANTA (AP) — A new museum set to open in Atlanta next week builds on the legacy of the city's civil rights history and explores modern human rights struggles.
SARASOTA, FL. - Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department have charged a Sarasota man in connection to a March 10th homicide.
(BPT) - We know kids love technology for fun - video games, movies, keeping in touch with friends - it’s easy to spend hours glued to the screen, wasting time. But there’s also plenty technology can do to enrich learning and help kids develop new skills in this digital age.
Interstate Exit Numbers for I-75 including Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee counties.
BRADENTON, FL-LaTonja McNeil, a teacher at State College of Florida Collegiate School (SCFCS), was presented with the annual Black History Month Excellence in Education Award by Gov. Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott at the Governor’s Black History Month reception in Tallahassee Feb. 25.
SARASOTA- Two people were taken to the hospital after being hit by a car Monday evening near the intersection of N. Tamiami Trail and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Police are investigating the discovery of a woman's dead body behind a Newtown ministry building.
SARASOTA, FL--- Throughout the nation people are remembering and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. But the day of events also brought back memories of a darker time in the country and on Suncoast.
Sandra Terry talks about change after Dr. King.
PALMETTO, Fla. - A ground-breaking ceremony for the new Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park was held Monday in Palmetto.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Throughout the nation Monday, people are remembering and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And the Suncoast is no exception, with a host of events taking place.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Although today marks the official Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the celebrations began earlier this weekend.
BRADENTON, Fla. – Twenty-five 5th-graders from Orange Ridge Elementary School are on their way to Atlanta in celebration of Martin Luther King Day.
BRADENTON, FL--- Students from Orange Ridge Bullock Elementary are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday in a big way.
BRADENTON, Fla. - On this day on which Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 85 years old, a group of 25 Suncoast fifth-graders are preparing for a trip to Atlanta to honor his memory.
SARASOTA COUNTY - A man was arrested Tuesday after leading authorities on a chase, and ultimately, crashing into a ditch.
SARASOTA- The Sarasota County Commission have cleared the way to buy land for a new youth sports complex.
They can still hear the voice that brought the news, breaking into a song on the car radio or disrupting a lesson over a school public address speaker. They remember the prayers offered up from sidewalks and sofas, some whispered and others wailed. They can still taste the tears.
Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative documents remain withheld from public view. The contents of these files are partially known _ and intriguing _ and conspiracy buffs are not the only ones seeking to open them for a closer look.