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About a hundred demonstrators gathered Saturday in Miami to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the day Alabama police confronted, beat and gassed voting-rights activists marching from Selma to Montgomery — and a seminal event that led to passage of the federal Voting Rights Act in August 1965.

The crowd was filled with representatives from various organizations, including local chapters of the NAACP and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference as well as the Dream Defenders of South Florida, the Florida New Majority and various local labor unions. 

As the initiative for a fifteen dollar minimum wage expands from fast food workers to contract professors and beyond, the Seminole Heights Public Library in Tampa served as the launching point for a move to unionize home health care workers as part of the ongoing Fight for 15 movement. 

La suspensión temporal del plan migratorio del presidente Barack Obama esta semana ha dejado en incertidumbre a miles de personas indocumentadas en Florida y en el resto de la nación.

Dos programas migratorios creados por el presidente fueron suspendidos el pasado lunes por un juez federal, dos días antes de que funcionarios de inmigración esperaban comenzar a recibir solicitudes de inmigrantes buscando acogerse al alivio migratorio.