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ARE WE AT WAR?

President Obama to expand airstrikes to Syria, vows to destroy ISIS/ISIL ‘wherever they exist’ BY ANITA…

COLLEGE FOOTBALL / UM VS. FAMU

A Wildcat in Ratterland Angela K. Gibson, a Bethune-Cookman University alumnus, supported the FAMU Marching ‘100’…

Dead or alive?

DOC launches inmate deaths website BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Inmate Bryan Kendzia…

NFL player’s shove of Marching Wildcat goes viral

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS FLORIDA COURIER TAMPA – Marquel Ballard is at the center of a…

COOKED TO DEATH

In the latest installment of the Florida Courier’s series on Blacks and mental health, we review…

THE GANTT REPORT

Happy birthday, LG! Political consultant Lucius Gantt of the Gantt Report celebrated his latest birthday on…

IT’S ON

The fight for the governor’s mansion is expected to be the nastiest and most expensive political…

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KEY WEST/ THE DRY TORTUGAS

KEY WEST/ THE DRY TORTUGAS The wonders of Florida In the remotest part of the Florida Keys, scientists are on a research mission to learn more about grouper, snapper and other reef fish that congregate at specific places at certain times…

Suicide in middle school

Suicide in middle school Mother cites ‘overwhelming hopelessness’ BY TIFFANY WALDEN ORLANDO SENTINEL / MCT ORLANDO – Shaniqua Hawkins’ voice trembled as she spoke publicly for the first time about the death of her son, Lamar Hawkins III. At times,…

COLLEGE FOOTBALL / UM VS. FAMU

COLLEGE FOOTBALL / UM VS. FAMU A Wildcat in Ratterland Angela K. Gibson, a Bethune-Cookman University alumnus, supported the FAMU Marching ‘100’ during their appearance at the UM-FAMU game at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens. The Hurricanes beat the Rattlers, 41-7.…

TO THE RESCUE

TO THE RESCUE Citing global security, President Obama announces initiatives to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.  Is it too little, too late? ATLANTA – President Barack Obama on Tuesday came to Atlanta to announce that he is…

Black poverty still high as general rate declines

Black poverty still high as general rate declines FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – An improved economy with more full-time workers drove a decline in the national poverty rate in 2013 – the first in seven years – and the first decline in the nation’s…

Will Ferguson energize Black youth voter turnout?

Will Ferguson energize Black youth voter turnout? SPECIAL TO THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE FROM NEW AMERICA MEDIA A week before National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 23, civil rights leaders hope to increase African-American youth voter turnout by citing the police shooting…

‘No Good Deed’ movie comes out at just the wrong time

‘No Good Deed’ movie comes out at just the wrong time BY ROGER MOORE MCT Screen Gems ignores the Ray Rice controversy and national conversation about violence against women with “No Good Deed,” a brutal thriller about, you guessed it, a “malignant narcissist” committing all sorts of…

Studdard wants to preserve Negro spirituals

Studdard wants to preserve Negro spirituals EURWEB.COM American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard seeks to preserve the music of historical spirituals through “The Normal Hill Jubilee Documentary” Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign, which runs through September. “Please join me, in doing something special, preserving a…

Knight wants Rowland to play her in biopic

Knight wants Rowland to play her in biopic EURWEB.COM Gladys Knight has the perfect singer-actress in mind to play her if a biopic was to ever be made — Destiny’s Child former second lead singer, Kelly Rowland. It turns out Knight is a big…

Twitter to start testing ‘buy’ buttons

Twitter to start testing ‘buy’ buttons BY KATIE LANDAN LOS ANGELES TIMES (MCT) Impulse shopping online got a little easier Monday with Twitter’s announcement that it will begin testing a “buy” button on tweets. The San Francisco-based company plans to gradually roll…

Waterproof Gadgets

Waterproof Gadgets When electronics and water DO mix, these products are worth a look While it might not seem like a logical choice to bring portable electronic gadgets to the beach or pool, if you choose correctly, anything…

EARTH DAY 2014

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Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 227

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 227

Adrian Peterson, ‘child abuser’ – I’m an active dad. I don’t whip my kids because I don’t need…

Does anyone care that a man was boiled alive? Part 1

Does anyone care that a man was boiled alive? Part 1

ADORA OBI NWEZE GUEST COMMENTARY Editor’s note: In the September 5, 2014 issue, the Florida Courier reported on…

Is Obama dragging down his party?

Is Obama dragging down his party?

Another poll indicates president’s standing among voters hurting Democratic candidates BY ANITA KUMAR MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU (MCT) WASHINGTON…

ALL ABOUT AFRICA

ALL ABOUT AFRICA

Nearly 50 African heads of state and top officials traveled to Washington to the U.S.-Africa Summit for three…

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