The administrators of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Miami fired popular first–grade teacher Jocelyn Morffi because she married the love of her life and then posted wedding photos on social media.
For the past nine months, Splinter has been setting up “virtual bureaus” across the country for our Think Local project on the premise that embedded writers and photographers know the stories in their communities better than we do.
Mientras el huracán Irma embestía Florida con toda su fuerza el domingo, el gerente de redes sociales del presidente Donald Trump, Dan Scavino Jr., mostraba que la administración permanecía bien atenta al fenómeno con la publicación de un video de la inundación en el aeropuerto internacional de Miami. El problema es…
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement acting director Thomas Homan went to Miami on Wednesday to praise Miami-Dade County’s reversal of so-called sanctuary policies.
El condado de Miami-Dade ha logrado ser un ejemplo de cómo se debe cumplir con las demandas de un demagogo anti-inmigrante. La ciudad más grande del estado de Florida fue perseguida por el Departamento de Justicia, junto con otras ciudades que se identifican como ciudades santuario, después de que Trump asumiera la…
Early on Friday morning, Chayvis Reed was shot and killed while running across a road in Miami.
The so-called “resistance” to Donald Trump’s administration has been growing since the day of his inauguration, taking on anything from LGBTQ rights and immigration policy to health care, racial justice, prison reform, and imperialist foreign policy. In our Front Lines series, Fusion speaks to activists leading the…
On January 25, Donald Trump signed an executive order to defund sanctuary cities that protect undocumented immigrants. The following day, Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez, a Cuban refugee, became the first mayor in the country to officially and publicly comply with Trump’s divisive order. He even got a thank you tweet from…
Attorneys for several rights groups won a major battle Saturday night after a federal judge issued a stay on President Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim executive order. That ruling effectively stops the administration from deporting refugees and immigrants from the seven predominantly Muslim countries cited in Trump’s order.
Immediately after Donald Trump was elected president, I decided to stop wearing my hijab. Despite facing constant Islamophobia over the 12 years I’ve worn a headscarf in America, nothing had ever compelled me to remove it before.
"I don't like to say, 'Use me,'" Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said at a recent panel on how to deal with aging water infrastructure. "But I'll say, ‘If you don't like to use Flint, if you don't use us as a voice and a platform for what could happen to your city, then shame on you.’"
Donald Trump rolled out his Latino employees at his Doral Miami resort on Tuesday morning for a bizarre campaign stunt that involved lining staffers up to offer praise for the billionaire and don the campaign's signature "Make America Great Again" hats.
Every presidential election cycle brings about a few unlikely endorsements. But this cycle is, umm, unusual. And so there’s an unusual amount of endorsements you might not exactly expect. It seems like we get a batch of ’em—the defectors, the ones who don’t usually pick candidates, and of course the growing ranks of…
There's not a city in this country that represents the promise of the United States quite like Miami. And there wasn't a better spokesperson for that promise than Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez who died Sunday morning in a boating accident on Miami Beach. He was 24.
José Fernández, a Miami Marlins pitcher considered to be one of the best in the game, was killed on Sunday in a boat crash. He was 24.
Update: On August 5, 2016, the FDA announced that it agrees with Oxitec's environmental assessment that the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in a proposed field trial "will not have significant impacts on the environment." Oxitec still has to make sure other federal, state and local requirements are met,…
The night before the Zika virus descended on my Miami neighborhood of Edgewater, I did something very stupid.
A non-Spanish speaking teacher in Florida is suing the Miami-Dade School Board for employment discrimination after being denied a job that included teaching in Spanish.
Hillary Clinton carved out yet another section in future history books yesterday when she officially secured the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States, becoming the first woman ever to do so.
MIAMI—Shortly before a press conference about a police shooting in her district, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fl) watched the disturbing video of Charles Kinsey, a black mental health worker who was helping an autistic man from his group home when he was shot.