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Last Easter Egg Roll bittersweet for Obamas

Last Easter Egg Roll bittersweet for Obamas

BY ALEX GANGITANO CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON — Monday marked the final Easter Egg Roll for the first family, and they were intent on doing it right. Storm troopers from “Star Wars” escorted the president around the White House lawn. Idina Menzel from “Frozen” sang her hit song “Let it Go.” And 35,000 people mingled with […]

Trump supporters appear on radio show with White nationalist

Trump supporters appear on radio show with White nationalist

EURWEB Things couldn’t get more twisted with proud Donald Trump supporters and sisters Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson, right? Of course not. Unless you count their latest head-scratcher: appearing on a radio show with White nationalist John Friend. According to The Huffington Post, Friend is a “Holocaust denier,” who is noted for saying […]

VH1 show to feature new ‘Barbershop’ cast

VH1 show to feature new ‘Barbershop’ cast

EURWEB Ice Cube, Common and other stars of “Barbershop: The Next Cut” have filmed a VH1 town hall discussion addressing the issues raised in the film, ranging from relationships and artistic expression to gun violence. “Behind the Movie: Exploring Chicago with the Cast of Barbershop: The Next Cut” is also the premiere episode of VH1’s new […]

A new star ingredient

A new star ingredient

Versatile soy adds variety, boosts nutrition From Family Features Whether you’re looking to scale back on animal products or simply want to add some variety to your cooking repertoire, soy may be your solution. Soy is the only plant with protein comparable to meat, eggs and dairy, and it provides health benefits, including heart, muscle […]

Ravens mourn, remember Tray Walker at Miami funeral

Ravens mourn, remember Tray Walker at Miami funeral

BY JEFF ZREBIEC BALTIMORE SUN (TNS) MIAMI — Mourners started stepping out of a hot Florida afternoon and into the 93rd Street Community Baptist Church just after noon on Saturday (March 26). For the next hour, they kept filing in, intent on honoring late Ravens cornerback Tray Walker. Friends and family members wore shirts with […]

DIPLOMACY AND DEATH

DIPLOMACY AND DEATH

President Obama is criticized for ‘playing tourist’ during his historic trip to Cuba despite the latest ISIS terror attack, this time at an airport and subway stop in Europe COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Explosions that tore through the departures area at Brussels’ international airport and a subway station in the heart of […]

Governor signs ‘rape kit’ testing bill

Governor signs ‘rape kit’ testing bill

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday signed nine bills, including a high-profile measure requiring local law-enforcement agencies to submit “rape kits” to be tested and another allowing the creation of a needle-exchange program in Miami-Dade County. Scott praised SB 636, which would establish time limits for […]

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Benson and bullets Eight years ago, the Florida Courier covered the then-Third Annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival headlined by guitarist George Benson, as well as a shooting incident on the campus of Florida A&M University.

‘Disrespected’ disease

‘Disrespected’ disease

Sickle cell patients survive despite challenges BY ERIN N. MARCUS KAISER HEALTH NEWS / TNS MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – When Janoi Burgess was a child, he thought doctor appointments were fun. He was born with sickle cell anemia, an inherited blood disorder. But when he turned 21, the South Florida resident could no longer go to […]

Hanging out with the wrong crowd

Hanging out with the wrong crowd

Some people that read The Gantt Report think I am a Florida guy. When I used to coordinate a lot of statewide political campaigns, haters – particularly those in larger cities in the Sunshine State – would tell my clients, “Lucius ain’t nothing. He’s just a country boy from little old Tallahassee. He can’t do […]