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White House correspondent’s new book details experience covering presidents

White House correspondent’s new book details experience covering presidents

EURWEB.COM April D. Ryan is veteran journalist who has been a White House correspondent for the past 18 years. She also serves as the Washington bureau chief for the American Urban Radio Networks. Besides covering the Obama administration, Ryan’s responsibilities include hosting “The White House Report,” a syndicated show airing on about 300 radio stations […]

Ways you could accidentally commit tax fraud

Ways you could accidentally commit tax fraud

What to consider before sending returns to IRS BY DANIEL CROSS GOBANKINGRATES.COM (TNS) It’s that time of the year again. You’re getting all your W-2 forms, deductions and other paperwork together while mentally making sure everything is in order. Tax laws change every year and a mistake could end up costing you money, or worse […]

Hop into spring with Easter Desserts

Hop into spring with Easter Desserts

Family Features From full-course brunches to simple sit-down dinners, Easter celebrations are a time to enjoy family, friends and the delicious tastes of spring. However elaborate the festivities, a rich and creamy dessert is the perfect finale to any Easter gathering. Made from fresh milk and real cream, Philadelphia Cream Cheese is the high-quality ingre­dient […]

WHY AMERICA’S RACE PROBLEM WON’T GO AWAY


WHY AMERICA’S RACE PROBLEM WON’T GO AWAY


Scholars and activists say that racism is woven into the cultural fabric of America, and that the Obama administration has done little to help change that fact. BY CHARLENE MUHAMMAD NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT THE FINAL CALL SELMA, ALA. – In remarks commemorating the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the 1965 civil rights march from Selma to […]

Coming up short – again

Coming up short – again

‘State of Black America’ issued this week FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE Amidst continued struggles to maintain voting rights, protests to end shootings of unarmed Black males by police and a constant press to lower the jobless rate for African-Americans, a new report this week announces that Black America is still not receiving nearly half […]

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

Miami Gardens marks 10 years of ‘Jazz’ Jazz in the Gardens has become one of Black Florida’s largest events and celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Florida Courier photojournalist Kim Gibson was there in 2011 when Ron “Mr. Biggs” Isley of the Isley Brothers took the stage. Tickets are still available at www.jazzinthegardens.com or via […]

State Senate committee OKs online voter registration

State Senate committee OKs online voter registration

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee approved legislation Tuesday that would allow Florida voters to register online – but only after the looming 2016 presidential election. The bill (SB 228) would allow Floridians with driver’s licenses or state-issued identification cards to submit applications online, using signatures on […]

Meet Major General Michael Calhoun

Meet Major General Michael Calhoun

On March 6, Adjutant General Brigadier General Michael A. Calhoun was officially promoted to the rank of major general. He will assume the role of Adjutant General of Florida on March 29. “I am proud today to officially promote Brigadier General Michael Calhoun to the rank of major general. General Calhoun has selflessly served our […]

Governor touts private-sector job growth

Governor touts private-sector job growth

Unemployment rate holds steady at 5.7 percent BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – With the state’s unemployment rate holding steady as Gov. Rick Scott’s second term got underway, he focused Tuesday on private-sector job growth since he first took office. The jobless rate stood at 5.7 percent in January, equaling a […]

No changes to state pensions this year

No changes to state pensions this year

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE  OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The House has abandoned plans to overhaul the state pension plan for public employees, at least for this year, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli said Monday. In a statement issued by his office, the Merritt Island Republican said he would not push the issue after getting […]