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NO DOLLAR LEFT BEHIND

NO DOLLAR LEFT BEHIND

Outgoing B-CU President Dr. Edison Jackson will cut his own deal for ‘early retirement,’ despite saddling the university with more than $300 million in debt under questionable circumstances. BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DAYTONA BEACH – On Tuesday, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) announced that its current president Dr. Edison O. Jackson will retire and not serve […]

State needs more folks to hunt, fish

State needs more folks to hunt, fish

State needs more folks to hunt, fish BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida may proclaim itself the “fishing capital of the world,” but wildlife officials say they need more hunters and anglers to help cover costs of running state programs. The number of people buying hunting and fishing licenses hasn’t […]

Trump ‘fraud’ query paused

Trump ‘fraud’ query paused

Voter information request on hold BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Local elections officials are trying to talk voters out of unregistering, as privacy concerns continue to mount in response to a special commission created by President Donald Trump. Fears about data breaches and identity theft – or flat-out aversion to […]

Trump is Putin’s puppet

Trump is Putin’s puppet

A presidential puppet is a president whose actions, ideas, ways and means are controlled by someone else. United States President Donald Trump, in my opinion, has his policy strings pulled by puppeteer Vladimir Putin, the Russian president. Putin knows If you want to know anything about Russian cyber-attacks on America’s system of democracy and election […]

Amazon bringing more than 1,500 full-time jobs to Orlando

Amazon bringing more than 1,500 full-time jobs to Orlando

BY KYLE ARNOLD ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – Amazon announced Monday it will expand its internet retailing empire by building a massive fulfillment center south of Orlando International Airport. The Seattle-based company spent months working to purchase the land for the project, which will employ 1,500 full-time workers and will open in 2018, Amazon said in […]

Scott signs legislation to combat opioid abuse

Scott signs legislation to combat opioid abuse

Florida Gov. Rick Scott hosted a ceremonial bill signing on Tuesday at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for HB 477, which creates new penalties and enhances existing penalties relating to synthetic opioid drugs, including fentanyl. It’s supposed to help communities fight the national opioid epidemic. “Our law enforcement officers are working every day to […]

Governor hopefuls give boost to Florida Democratic Party

Governor hopefuls give boost to Florida Democratic Party

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With an infusion of hundreds of thousands of dollars from gubernatorial candidates’ political committees, the Florida Democratic Party raised nearly $1.68 million from April 1 through June 30 – far outpacing the amount raised by the state Republican Party, according to newly filed finance reports. The Democratic Party brought in […]

Settlement reached on services for disabled residents

Settlement reached on services for disabled residents

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – In a move that could affect thousands of Florida inmates, attorneys representing disabled prisoners and the Department of Corrections have settled a lawsuit accusing the state of discriminating against prisoners who are deaf, blind or confined to wheelchairs. The lawsuit, filed by Disability Rights Florida […]

Black America is ‘pro-peace,’ but its politicians are not

Black America is ‘pro-peace,’ but its politicians are not

On the world stage, the United States has declared itself above the law, as if it had already completed the conquest of the globe. Thousands of US troops are implanted on Syrian soil, the better to arm, train and protect the Islamist jihadists that act as foot soldiers for US imperialism in the region. Washington has […]

Black cops’ lives don’t matter to the left

Black cops’ lives don’t matter to the left

As the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the nation’s law enforcement community prepare to pay final respects to assassinated NYPD officer Miosotis Familia, it is important to put her death and reaction thereto in perspective. It’s an all-too-familiar story. A cop kills a Black man. Before all the facts are known, there are […]

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