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Rallying for peace

BY DR. SINCLAIR GREY III/GUEST COLUMNIST Tragedy has ripped the African-American community with the killing of Michael…

ALL ABOUT AFRICA

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

TRAINING CAMPS BEGIN

Are you ready for some football? Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith stretched with the…

ER physician Dr. N. Bernard Saylor dies of cancer at 54

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Nathaniel Bernard Saylor, a Tallahassee native who served as a longtime…

Special legislative session set

US Rep. Corrine Brown may continue legal fight BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA…

SEE YOU IN COURT

Barack Obama will become the first president of the United States to be personally sued by…

Ex-cop knowingly spreads HIV

Charged with infecting woman COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS RIVIERA BEACH – A former police officer is…

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Remembering Civil rights activist Dr. Jefferson Rogers

Remembering Civil rights activist Dr. Jefferson Rogers FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Dr. Jefferson P. Rogers, a renowned theologian who blazed a civil rights trail across the nation, died Aug. 1 in Daytona Beach. He was 97. Among his numerous notable accomplishments, Dr.…

Thurston seeking to make state history as first Black attorney general

Thurston seeking to make state history as first Black attorney general FROM STAFF REPORTS Florida House Minority Leader Perry Thurston is seeking to make history this year as the state’s first Black attorney general and the first elected Black cabinet officer since Reconstruction. Thurston currently is the…

Redistricting session ends but battle over map continues

Redistricting session ends but battle over map continues BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The special redistricting session held by the Legislature lasted just five days, but the two-year battle over the boundaries of the state’s 27 congressional districts seems…

FROM SANFORD TO FERGUSON

FROM SANFORD TO FERGUSON Another killing of an unarmed Black teen has sparked national outrage and has ignited a tinderbox in a Missouri town BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE They were like shots heard around the nation.…

ROBIN McLAURIN WILLIAMS, 1951-2014

ROBIN McLAURIN WILLIAMS, 1951-2014 ‘The tears of a clown’ Comedian/actor Robin Williams killed himself on Monday after fighting addiction and depression for decades. Williams is pictured in August 2009.  Click here for a related story on depression and suicide. (KEN…

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 — President Barack Obama is dragging down his party and hurting the prospects of fellow Democrats as they…

ROBIN McLAURIN WILLIAMS, 1951-2014

ROBIN McLAURIN WILLIAMS, 1951-2014 ‘The tears of a clown’ Comedian/actor Robin Williams killed himself on Monday after fighting addiction and depression for decades. Williams is pictured in August 2009.  Click here for a related story on depression and suicide. (KEN…

Report: Brown’s legs cut off; body was moved 14 times after death

Report: Brown’s legs cut off; body was moved 14 times after death EURWEB.COM James Brown may be back in the public eye, thanks to a new biopic, but the late music icon is far from resting in peace, according to his widow. In an interview with MailOnline.com, Tomi…

‘Pornographic Performances’ report slams portrayal of Black women in videos

‘Pornographic Performances’ report slams portrayal of Black women in videos FROM WIRE REPORTS According to the International Business Times (IBT), the depiction of women in music videos “creates a ‘conducive context’ for violence against women and girls,” the IBT writes about the recurring theme, which is…

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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Astronomers discover another Earth-sized planet

Astronomers discover another Earth-sized planet Scientists on mission to find more in a habitable zone BY AMINA KHAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCT LOS ANGELES — Sifting through observations from more than 100,000 distant stars, astronomers say they have discovered the first definitive…

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 222

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 222

The state of Black America – Two weeks ago, I described our summer visit to Atlanta’s Center for…

Make time for a vacation

Make time for a vacation

I don’t do vacations well. I have to be pushed and prodded, just about guilt tripped, into taking…

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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