“The trauma keeps coming:” How Black girls grapple with witnessing police violence
Experts have noticed an increase in the severity of mental health conditions among Black girls who witness police violence — like the one who witnessed George Floyd's murder.
Val Demings makes the case for a statewide run
The Florida Democrat talks to The 19th’s Errin Haines about legislation on policing and voting, that testy exchange with Jim Jordan and what could be next for her politically.
“They’re Trying to Make It So We Walk Away”: It’s About to Get Harder to File Lawsuits Saying Sugar Harvesters Poisoned the Air
Some residents in a rural farming community say sugar harvesting is poisoning the air. The Florida Legislature just passed a bill that would make it harder to sue.
She Can’t Sue Her Doctor Over Her Baby’s Death. When She Spoke Out, She Was Silenced Again.
Ruth Jacques, distraught over the fatal injuries her son suffered during childbirth, couldn’t sue her doctor because of an obscure Florida state law. When she protested at his office, she was told to cease and desist.