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FAMU athletic director resigns

FROM STAFF REPORTS Florida A&M University Athletic Director Kellen Winslow has resigned, according to a report…

IS JAIL IN THEIR FUTURES?

After a Senate panel graphic report on CIA interrogations and torture was released Tuesday by a…

Holiday gun sales surge

Ferguson, FSU shooting, may be causes BY JIM TURNER AND TOM URBAN THE NEWS SERVICE OF…

COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2014-15

In full swing As big-time college football enters its first playoff season, the college basketball season…

Registered sex offender wins millions from lottery

BY ELYSSA CHERNEY ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS ORLANDO – At the Florida Lottery headquarters, Timothy Poole,…

DOES BLACK LIFE MATTER?

A grand jury in New York declines to indict officer in chokehold death of Eric Garner,…

Obama pushes ‘body cams’

Video didn’t matter in Garner case BY CHRISTI PARSONS AND KATHLEEN HENNESSEY TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU /…

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CHRISTMAS 2014

CHRISTMAS 2014 The reason for the season   St. Ruth Missionary Baptist Church in Dania Beach (Broward County) continued its “Hope for the Holidays” tradition this year. As do many Black churches statewide, St. Ruth gave away free…

A ‘great kid’ dies

A ‘great kid’ dies Family faces mournful holiday BY JENISE GRIFFIN MORGAN FLORIDA COURIER Fourteen-year-old Andrew Joseph III was hit and killed by a 19-year-old motorist the night of Feb. 7 while trying to cross a busy highway in Tampa…

Jeb Bush will ‘actively explore’ presidential run

Jeb Bush will ‘actively explore’ presidential run Former governor makes announcement Tuesday on Facebook and Twitter BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After weeks of increasing speculation about his plans, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday he will…

TURNING THE PAGE

TURNING THE PAGE As President Obama attempts to overhaul America’s relationship with Cuba, older Cubans in South Florida accuse the president of selling out. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Saying it’s time to “cut the shackles of the…

Wealth gap in America at record level

Wealth gap in America at record level BY DON LEE TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU /TNS WASHINGTON – The wealth gap between middle- and upper-income households has widened to the highest level on record, says a new report. Using the latest Federal Reserve data, the…

Jeb Bush will ‘actively explore’ presidential run

Jeb Bush will ‘actively explore’ presidential run Former governor makes announcement Tuesday on Facebook and Twitter BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After weeks of increasing speculation about his plans, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday he will…

Spelman College suspends Cosby endowed professorship

Spelman College suspends Cosby endowed professorship Prestigious all-female school in Atlanta announces decision via email statement BY ERNIE SUGGS ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION In the late 1980s, when Spelman College established a prestigious endowed professorship named in honor of Bill Cosby and his wife,…

‘Selma’ named top film by African-American film critics

‘Selma’ named top film by African-American film critics TRICE EDNEY NEWS SERVICE The civil rights drama “Selma” has been named the top film of the year by the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) and also leads NAACP Image Awards nominations with eight. The Paramount…

Samuel L. Jackson to celebs: Call out racist police

Samuel L. Jackson to celebs: Call out racist police BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM Samuel L. Jackson is requesting celebrities to put up or shut up with violence against Blacks involving racist police officers. Jackson created a video message on Facebook calling on celebs who participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this summer…

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. 237

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 237

Bro. Prez and Cuba – I’m completely for resetting America’s relationship with Cuba. My problem is that as…

‘Death by cop’ is all about the money

‘Death by cop’ is all about the money

This is one of those Gantt Report columns that some people love to hate. Many in our community…

New poll: More than half think race relations worse since Obama took office

New poll: More than half think race relations worse since Obama took office

EURWEB.COM A new poll has revealed a large disparity in how people feel about race relations since  President…

Obama pushes ‘body cams’

Obama pushes ‘body cams’

Video didn’t matter in Garner case BY CHRISTI PARSONS AND KATHLEEN HENNESSEY TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON…

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