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BREAKING NEWS- Winslow Sr. to become FAMU athletic director

The Florida Courier has learned that Florida A&M University President Dr. Elmira Mangum is set to…

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President Obama says ‘Obamacare’ enrolled 7.1 million people – well above the original goal of six…

Black churches are ‘too quiet’

Holmes kicks off Baptist candidacy TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – Tallahassee-based pastor Dr. R. B.…

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. / 1929-1968

‘Let us slay the dreamer’ On April 4, 1968 – 46 years ago today – the…

Broward County political activist Carlton B. Moore dies

FROM STAFF REPORTS Carlton B. Moore, a former Fort Lauderdale city commissioner and longtime political activist…

Broward County political activist Carlton B. Moore dies

Click here to view a video of Carlton Moore speaking about running for the Broward County…

OBAMACARE DEADLINE? NOT SO MUCH

The time is now. If you haven’t signed up for health insurance by Monday, March 31,…

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FLORIDA GENERAL BAPTIST CONVENTION / 139TH ANNUAL SESSION

FLORIDA GENERAL BAPTIST CONVENTION / 139TH ANNUAL SESSION ‘Don’t take us for granted’ Bishop Victor T. Curry of Miami-Dade hosted a discussion with leading gubernatorial candidates during the convention and warned them to actively campaign for Black voters during the 2014 election cycle. Candidates…

Health groups trying to stamp out e-cigarette bill

Health groups trying to stamp out e-cigarette bill Measure stops minors from buying them but also restricts sales of tobacco-related products BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Health groups and local governments say decades of work to keep tobacco products out…

Black lawmakers balk at FAMU-FSU engineering program proposal

Black lawmakers balk at FAMU-FSU engineering program proposal NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Legislative Black Caucus is balking at a Senate proposal to set aside $13 million for an on-campus engineering school at Florida State University. The proposal, which emerged last week, could…

COMPENSATION FOR THEIR LOSS?

COMPENSATION FOR THEIR LOSS? The King family’s latest spat puts their modest finances in the spotlight, revealing that Dexter’s the one reaping the highest financial benefits. BY ERNIE SUGGS THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION /MCT ATLANTA – Fifty years after the Rev.…

Senators target youth unemployment

Senators target youth unemployment Bill gives tax credits for apprenticeships BY JAMES ROSEN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / MCT WASHINGTON – The only two African-American senators, a Democrat and a Republican, reached across the partisan divide Wednesday to introduce legislation targeting…

LBJ Presidential Library hosts Civil Rights Summit

LBJ Presidential Library hosts Civil Rights Summit AUSTIN, TEXAS – The LBJ Presidential Library hosted a Civil Rights Summit Tuesday through Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. President Lyndon Baines Johnson drove passage of the legislation…

White House could ban ‘selfies’ with president

White House could ban ‘selfies’ with president EURWEB.COM “Selfies” with President Obama may no longer be allowed after baseball star David Ortiz Protection absolutely want coverage ibusausa.com tadalafil online australia the! Them, nose this fareliml.com valtrex without prescription 5 is good canada pharmacy…

Snipes gets first role since prison term

Snipes gets first role since prison term Wesley Snipes finally got his chance to be in an “Expendables” movie. The actor served three years in prison for tax evasion and this is his first major role since prison. Snipes will be joining Sunscreen…

$96 million opening for Captain America

$96 million opening for Captain America There is super good news at the box office for superhero sequel “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” The film soared in its opening weekend to a record-breaking  $96.2 million in North America and an early worldwide total…

Light bulb law brings changes, options

Light bulb law brings changes, options Jan. 1 phaseout of old-style 40- and 60-watt bulbs is the next step toward more efficient forms of lighting BY MARY BETH BRECKENRIDGE AKRON BEACON JOURNAL/MCT Say goodbye to the old-style light bulb. Starting Jan. 1,…

Business owner cites list of best apps for small companies

Business owner cites list of  best apps for small companies BY CELESTE SMITH CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT Tony Rodono’s City Prints map decor business took center stage — literally — at the Charlotte Chamber’s year-end celebration. Rodono received applause along with fellow winners of the chamber’s 2013 Power…

Facebook strangers answer single mom’s Christmas wish

Facebook strangers answer single mom’s Christmas wish FROM WIRE REPORTS Maria Gregg, a single mom from Gwinnett County, Ga., had fallen on some hard times. So a week before Christmas, Gregg made her way to the North Gwinnett Co-Operative Ministries, a local charity…

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 208

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 208

Forty-plus years of “The Gantt Report” – You don’t miss the water until the well runs dry. My…

I’d trade my timid Black president for a fearless White guy

I’d trade my timid Black president for a fearless White guy

Editor’s note: Father Michael Pfleger is a Catholic priest who is a longtime community activist in Chicago. I…

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President Obama says ‘Obamacare’ enrolled 7.1 million people – well above the original goal of six million enrollees.…

Floridians finally receive highest military honor

Floridians finally receive highest military honor

BY MICHAEL DOYLE McCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / MCT WASHINGTON – Uncommonly brave men and their loved ones gathered…

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