FLORIDA

State universities seek more funds for counseling

Shortage of mental health staffing on campuses has led to long waits for services BY LLOYD…

More than 1 million ballots already requested for November election

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA More than 1 million ballots have been requested for the November…

Adoptions: A home for Joseph and Patrick

Editor’s note: This is a monthly series spotlighting Florida children who are waiting to be adopted.…

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Black poverty and 9/11 Five years ago, the Florida Courier reported on the 10th anniversary remembrances…

Still on their mission

Champions follow hazing cases to the end BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER DAYTONA BEACH – Nearly…

Zika undercount hides extent of virus spread

That’s what medical experts are saying about Florida’s methods of reporting disease BY DANIEL CHANG MIAMI…

IS SHE IN TROUBLE?

A Black pollster’s report (complete with typographical errors) leaked to the New York Times indicates that…

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

9/11 and hurricane season Eight years ago, multiple hurricanes made landfall in the U.S. every day…

New dean, assistant dean at Tampa law school

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Ronald Sutton has been tapped to lead WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa…

Modified mosquitoes sought to combat Zika virus

Modified mosquitoes sought to combat Zika virus THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the number of…

WINNERS, LOSERS

Here’s a quick summary of Tuesday’s election results involving Black candidates from around the state. COMPILED…

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

MJ’s birthday and election results Two years ago, the Florida Courier recognized Michael Jackson’s birthday (Aug.…

JetBlue makes historic flight to Cuba

BY CHABELI HERRARA MIAMI HERALD/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – To a fanfare of Cuban music and a…

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Barack Obama speaks like Malcolm X-lite

Barack Obama speaks like Malcolm X-lite President Barack Obama made quite a splash at a 2016 Congressional Black Caucus dinner. News reports say Obama gave his most fiery presidential speech ever as he tried to fire up some political puppets before the…

South African schoolgirls provide revolutionary leadership

South African schoolgirls provide revolutionary leadership DR. MARSHA ADEBAYO AND SIKI DLANGA BLACK AGENDA REPORT Pretoria Girls High School was shaken to its core two weeks ago when Black girls attending this apartheid-era elite school challenged fundamental tenets of White supremacy. This…

Emmys celebrates its diversity with gusto

Emmys celebrates its diversity with gusto BY LORRAINE ALI LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Though the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 18 celebrated television’s best moments, the ceremony gave near equal time to celebrating its own newfound diversity – and…

Book recounts dream season of Baltimore basketball team

Book recounts dream season of Baltimore basketball team BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER 1981-1982 was a dream season for the basketball team of Baltimore, Maryland’s Paul Laurence Dunbar Community High School. Coached by Bob Wade, the undefeated Dunbar Poets were…

BLACK, BIG, ‘BAD’ – DEAD

BLACK, BIG, ‘BAD’ – DEAD Anger mounts in Oklahoma and North Carolina after cops shoot two Black men dead in separate incidents. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Violence flared Tuesday and Wednesday nights in North Carolina’s largest…

Zika toll continues to grow

Zika toll continues to grow COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Florida has added 10 new cases of the Zika virus, and the overall number of infections involving pregnant women has reached 90, according to information released Wednesday by…

South African schoolgirls provide revolutionary leadership

South African schoolgirls provide revolutionary leadership DR. MARSHA ADEBAYO AND SIKI DLANGA BLACK AGENDA REPORT Pretoria Girls High School was shaken to its core two weeks ago when Black girls attending this apartheid-era elite school challenged fundamental tenets of White supremacy. This…

JetBlue makes historic flight to Cuba

JetBlue makes historic flight to Cuba BY CHABELI HERRARA MIAMI HERALD/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – To a fanfare of Cuban music and a water canon salute, the first commercial flight to cross the Florida Straits to Cuba in decades took off Wednesday morning,…

E-cigarettes may help smokers kick the habit

E-cigarettes may help smokers kick the habit

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS The more that “vaping” – e-cigarettes – takes hold in…

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Black poverty and 9/11 Five years ago, the Florida Courier reported on the 10th anniversary remembrances of the…

Emmys celebrates its diversity with gusto

Emmys celebrates its diversity with gusto

BY LORRAINE ALI LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Though the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 18…

Book recounts dream season of Baltimore basketball team

Book recounts dream season of Baltimore basketball team

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER 1981-1982 was a dream season for the basketball team…