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STILL STRUGGLING

Five years after a devastating earthquake, political and economic uncertainty in Haiti still remains. BY JACQUELINE…

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

‘A stone of hope’ Rita Mistry takes a photo of her family in front of the…

Deep South HIV/AIDS patients die sooner than rest of nation

From Wire Services DURHAM, N.C. – The southern U.S. had the nation’s lowest five-year survival rate…

Military dismisses Boko Haram killings

Social media says Nigeria ‘ massacre’ ignored COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS KANO, NIGERIA – Hundreds of…

TAKING CREDIT

Obama hits the road to trumpet economic improvement before returning to Washington to take on the…

FSU’S WINSTON TURNS PRO

Gone, baby, gone Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston tried to inspire teammates during the Rose…

Scott sworn in for second term

BY BRANDON LARRABEE AND MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott…

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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY 2015

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY 2015 Last ride on the ‘Freedom Train’ Passengers debark from the Freedom Train in San Francisco after its final run on Monday, Jan. 19. The Freedom Train has been an annual tradition on MLK Day for the…

Florida Courier writer gets Guggenheim Fellowship

Florida Courier writer gets Guggenheim Fellowship FROM STAFF REPORTS Florida Courier writer Penny Dickerson was selected as one of 20 U.S. journalists from print, online and broadcast outlets to receive an H.F. Guggenheim reporting fellowship organized by the New York City-based John…

Black males ‘targeted’

Black males ‘targeted’ Cops use mugshots for sniper practice COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS NORTH MIAMI BEACH  – Dozens of angry residents  – some carrying poster-size photos of North Miami Beach Police Chief J. Scott Dennis riddled with bullet holes …

NOTHING TO LOSE

NOTHING TO LOSE President Obama comes out swinging, taunts the GOP-dominated Congress and challenges them to help the middle class in his State of the Union address. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS WASHINGTON – President Obama worked to…

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY 2015

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY 2015 Last ride on the ‘Freedom Train’ Passengers debark from the Freedom Train in San Francisco after its final run on Monday, Jan. 19. The Freedom Train has been an annual tradition on MLK Day for the…

Black males ‘targeted’

Black males ‘targeted’ Cops use mugshots for sniper practice COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS NORTH MIAMI BEACH  – Dozens of angry residents  – some carrying poster-size photos of North Miami Beach Police Chief J. Scott Dennis riddled with bullet holes …

Students can see ‘Selma’ for free in select cities

Students can see ‘Selma’ for free in select cities Black leaders raise funds for admissions to ‘Selma’ BY ZENITHA PRINCE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Black business leaders across an increasing number of U.S. cities are joining the burgeoning campaign to bring “Selma” to students for…

Lifetime’s ‘Whitney’ garners 11.8 million viewers

Lifetime’s ‘Whitney’ garners 11.8 million viewers Houston’s estate blasts Bassett and network EURWEB.COM The evening of Jan. 17 was a good night for Lifetime as the network’s Whitney Houston biopic garnered very strong ratings. According to Nielsen Fast Cable Ratings, 11.8 million…

‘Driving the King’ explores movement circa 1955

‘Driving the King’ explores movement circa 1955 BY CHRIS FORAN MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL (TNS) Birmingham, Ala., November 1945: One of Alabama’s favorite sons, rising music star Nat King Cole, returns for a rare hometown performance. Well, not everyone’s favorite, as it turns out.…

Facebook closes deal with WhatsApp for $21.8 billion

Facebook closes deal with WhatsApp for $21.8 billion BY PARESH DAVE LOS ANGELES TIMES (MCT) Facebook Inc. welcomed WhatsApp to its family on Monday as the Silicon Valley social media company closed its $21.8-billion purchase of the popular chat app. First announced in February,…

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…

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 242

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 242

State of the Union: Black America is happ-EEE that Bro. Prez grew a pair after six years and…

Here’s the real ‘Selma’ lesson

Here’s the real ‘Selma’ lesson

I went to see the movie “Selma.” I enjoyed it. I enjoyed the fact and the fiction shown…

TAKING CREDIT

TAKING CREDIT

Obama hits the road to trumpet economic improvement before returning to Washington to take on the GOP-dominated Congress…

Berkeley or Stanford for Malia Obama?

Berkeley or Stanford for Malia Obama?

First daughter weighs options for college BY KATHERINE SKIBA CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) WASHINGTON — Soon Malia Obama will…

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