Adrian Florido

Adrian Florido appears in the following:

Milwaukee Is A Microcosm Of Biden's Challenge On Police Accountability

Monday, December 07, 2020

In Milwaukee, Black leaders want the Biden administration to revive the federal government's police accountability efforts nationwide. The racial justice movement has shifted the political landscape.

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Black Voters Say They Will Hold Biden To His Promise To Have Their Back

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Joe Biden credited African Americans with helping him win the election and said he'll have their back. Black voters say they plan to hold him to that promise.

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From Jubilation To Dismay, A Divided Nation Reacts To Biden's Victory

Saturday, November 07, 2020

It took only seconds after Joe Biden was declared the winner over President Trump for a divided country's relief, frustration, anger and joy to begin spilling into the streets.

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In Puerto Rico, Young Voters Are Trying To Shake Up Traditional Party Politics

Monday, November 02, 2020

Politicians have spent decades fighting over statehood but many young voters think it's time to focus on rebuilding a decimated island instead.

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Young Puerto Ricans See Governor's Election As A Chance For A Change

Monday, November 02, 2020

Puerto Ricans will vote for a new governor Tuesday following four years of economic and social turmoil. Many young people see the election as a chance to plot a better path forward.

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Black Lives Matter Activists Push To Vote Out Los Angeles Prosecutor

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

In Los Angeles, Black Lives Matter activists are taking energy from the streets to the ballot box to oppose the reelection of a district attorney who faces pressure over police accountability.

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Why Kentucky's Black Attorney General Faces Scorn From Black Activists

Monday, September 28, 2020

Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who is Black, made his race central to the story of his political rise. Many Black people criticize his decision not to file charges in Breonna Taylor's death.

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Breonna Taylor's Family Speaks Out After Grand Jury's Decision

Friday, September 25, 2020

The family of Breonna Taylor spoke publicly on Friday for the first time since a Kentucky grand jury declined to indict any of the officers directly in her death.

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Louisville Officers Shot During Unrest Over Jury Decision In The Breonna Taylor Case

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Two police officers in Louisville, Ky., were shot Wednesday night as protests intensified following a grand jury decision not to charge any officers in the death of Breonna Taylor.

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FEMA Approves $13 Billion In Aid For Puerto Rico

Friday, September 18, 2020

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $13 billion for the reconstruction of Puerto Rico's power grid and education system. The announcement comes three years after Hurricane Maria.

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West Coast Wildfires Disrupt Life Even In Areas Far From Flames

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Poor air quality from West Coast wildfires have interfered with life across the region. In Los Angeles, street vendors were forced inside and parents scrambled to prevent children's asthma attacks.

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Community Leaders Are Contending With Disenchantment Among Latinx Voters

Monday, September 14, 2020

Latinos will make up the largest minority voting bloc this year. But some Latino leaders are concerned that they won't show up to the polls.

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'Get Your Knee Off Our Necks' Rally Takes Place On Anniversary Of March On Washington

Friday, August 28, 2020

The Rev. Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King III headline a march dubbed "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks" in Washington, D.C., on the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.

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As Nation Reckons With Race, Poll Finds White Americans Least Engaged

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The NPR/Ipsos poll also finds wide gaps in support for demands that racial justice advocates are making.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Hits Hard The Finances Of Undocumented Families

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Amid the coronavirus, some families in the U.S. are facing a daunting financial situation: One child becomes the sole breadwinner. It's especially hard when members of the family are undocumented.

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Puerto Rico's Governor Loses Primary Bid For Full Term

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Wanda Vázquez assumed office after the former governor resigned amid protests last summer. But her year in office has been marked by scandal.

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Goya Foods CEO's Praise Of Trump Causes Backlash Among Latino Communities

Friday, July 10, 2020

There are growing calls among Latino communities to boycott Goya Foods — one of the most ubiquitous brands in Latino kitchens — after the company's CEO praised President Trump.

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These Are The Minneapolis Activists Leading The Push To Abolish The Police

Friday, June 26, 2020

It took less than two weeks after George Floyd's killing for Minneapolis City Council members to pledge to end the police department. But activists had been laying the groundwork for years.

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Minneapolis City Council Members Announce Intent To 'Dismantle' Police Department

Sunday, June 07, 2020

Nine of the 13 council members, a veto-proof majority, pledged to "rebuild with our community a new model of public safety that actually keeps our community safe," in the words of one council member.

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Residents Look Toward Rebuilding a Damaged Minneapolis

Friday, June 05, 2020

Calm has mostly returned to the streets of Minneapolis after almost two weeks of protests over George Floyd's death. Now, residents are taking stock of the physical damage left by looters.

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