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PRIVILEGE VS. ENTITLEMENT

PRIVILEGE VS. ENTITLEMENT

The Florida Courier analyzes the presidential election BY THE FLORIDA COURIER EDITORIAL STAFF Donald Trump’s message of taking a figurative brick through the plate glass window of the political status quo in Washington, D.C. is something that should have energized Black America, which lags in so many quality-of-life indicators when compared to our White fellow […]

EARLY VOTING BEGINS

EARLY VOTING BEGINS

Get your soul to the poll! Campaign signs lined the entrance at the Broward County early voting site on Monday at the Fort Lauderdale Branch Library/Art Serve. (CHARLES TRAINOR JR./MIAMI HERALD/TNS)

‘NO’ on  1 and 2

‘NO’ on 1 and 2

Florida Courier analyzes amendments BY THE FLORIDA COURIER EDITORIAL STAFF In our opposition to Amendment 1, we stand in good company, including South Florida Congressman (and former federal judge) Alcee Hastings and the Florida Supreme Court’s only two Black justices, Peggy Quince and James Perry. Both Quince and Perry agreed with their colleague, Justice Barbara […]

Poll says Clinton and Rubio have narrow leads

Poll says Clinton and Rubio have narrow leads

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As both major presidential campaigns blanket Florida in the final weeks before the Nov. 8 election, Democrat Hillary Clinton’s lead over Republican Donald Trump in the state is down to three points, according to a poll released Wednesday by Florida Atlantic University. Clinton leads Trump […]

Some Jewish GOP voters backing Trump

Some Jewish GOP voters backing Trump

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After attending a fundraiser for Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago this week, Robin Bernstein was more pumped up than ever about the Republican presidential nominee. Bernstein is among the minority of Jewish voters supporting Trump, a part-time Floridian who has deepened the partisan divide at the […]

Is Florida slipping away from Donald Trump?

Is Florida slipping away from Donald Trump?

BY DAVID LIGHTMAN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU /TNS CASSELBERRY – Donald Trump’s prospects in Florida may be starting to slip away.The key reason is Republicans themselves. Interviews with more than 80 voters and party officials along the pivotal corridor across Central Florida from Orlando to Tampa since the final debate last week reveal a party torn […]

Your ‘leaders’ are feeding you to the wolves

Your ‘leaders’ are feeding you to the wolves

A good shepherd takes care of his flock. The shepherd can lead his flock to a better pasture. He can feed his sheep. He can protect his sheep. He can heal his sheep when they are hurt or injured. If Black political and community leaders can be considered as our shepherds, they are literally feeding […]

Henry Louis Gates’ $10 million scam

Henry Louis Gates’ $10 million scam

“We have had this remarkable growth of the Black middle and upper middle class and we also have this Black underclass that is perpetuating itself.” – Dr. Henry Louis Gates The word “underclass” means poor Black people and they are responsible for their own condition. So sayeth White America’s go-to Black man, Henry Louis Gates. […]

‘Buy Black’ campaigns have a long history

‘Buy Black’ campaigns have a long history

The advent of initiatives throughout this country to “Buy Black” and “Bank Black” can be traced back to the early 1900s, during which time campaigns similar to today’s efforts were established. Slogans such as “Double-Duty Dollars,” “Don’t shop where you can’t work,” and efforts such as Black cooperatives cropped up as a result of our […]

Africans stampede out of the ICC

Africans stampede out of the ICC

After 14 years, the neocolonial judicial farce of an International Criminal Court (ICC) may be unraveling. South Africa has joined Burundi in serving notice that it is starting the process of withdrawing from the ICC. The decision by President Jacob Zuma’s government has caused panic in the West, which fears it might touch off a […]

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