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COMPENSATION FOR THEIR LOSS?

The King family’s latest spat puts their modest finances in the spotlight, revealing that Dexter’s the…

Senators target youth unemployment

Bill gives tax credits for apprenticeships BY JAMES ROSEN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / MCT WASHINGTON –…

FLORIDA GENERAL BAPTIST CONVENTION / 139TH ANNUAL SESSION

‘Don’t take us for granted’ Bishop Victor T. Curry of Miami-Dade hosted a discussion with leading…

LBJ Presidential Library hosts Civil Rights Summit

AUSTIN, TEXAS – The LBJ Presidential Library hosted a Civil Rights Summit Tuesday through Friday to…

BREAKING NEWS- Winslow Sr. to become FAMU athletic director

The Florida Courier has learned that Florida A&M University President Dr. Elmira Mangum is set to…

GOAL!

President Obama says ‘Obamacare’ enrolled 7.1 million people – well above the original goal of six…

Black churches are ‘too quiet’

Holmes kicks off Baptist candidacy TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – Tallahassee-based pastor Dr. R. B.…

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Second to one

Second to one Broward girls nationally ranked No.2 in chess SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER LAUDERHILL – A three-girl chess team representing Castle Hill Elementary, a Title 1 school in Broward County (the Fort Lauderdale area), placed second nationally…

Tampa loses 2 strong brothers

Tampa loses 2 strong brothers BY JENISE GRIFFIN MORGAN FLORIDA COURIER One “community soldier” was in law, the other in entertainment. Both left legacies to be admired. Both of their deaths are being mourned. Frank Sylvester Stewart was a prominent Black…

New online maps will show potential storm surge

New online maps will show potential storm surge Hurricane center service to indicate in blunt terms where seawater could cause death and destruction BY KEVIN SPEAR ORLANDO SENTINEL/MCT ORLANDO — Starting this year, national hurricane forecasters will issue maps showing where there’s potential for…

SUFFERING IN SILENCE

SUFFERING IN SILENCE Many Black pastors and their congregations are either uninformed or in denial about the reality of mental illness, and believe it can be relieved only through prayer, fasting, and Bible study. BY JENISE GRIFFIN MORGAN FLORIDA…

Second to one

Second to one Broward girls nationally ranked No.2 in chess SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER LAUDERHILL – A three-girl chess team representing Castle Hill Elementary, a Title 1 school in Broward County (the Fort Lauderdale area), placed second nationally…

LUNAR ECLIPSE 2014

LUNAR ECLIPSE 2014 Blood moon rising This week, skywatchers in Florida and around the country had view of one of nature’s most unique and colorful celestial events – a total eclipse of the moon. This multi-exposure was made in…

Artists from various eras chosen for R&B Hall of Fame

Artists from various eras chosen for R&B Hall of Fame BY MALCOLM X ABRAM AKRON BEACON JOURNAL/MCT AKRON, Ohio — The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction is over and the busts of the most recent class are on their way to the museum.…

Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta returns May 5

Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta returns May 5 EURWEB.COM VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” season 3 premieres May 5 at 8 p.m. with rappers Yung Joc, Waka Flocka Flame and Diddy-Dirty Money’s Kalenna Harper joining the cast. Veterans Joseline, Stevie J., Mimi, Lil…

White House could ban ‘selfies’ with president

White House could ban ‘selfies’ with president EURWEB.COM “Selfies” with President Obama may no longer be allowed after baseball star David Ortiz Protection absolutely want coverage ibusausa.com tadalafil online australia the! Them, nose this fareliml.com valtrex without prescription 5 is good canada pharmacy…

Light bulb law brings changes, options

Light bulb law brings changes, options Jan. 1 phaseout of old-style 40- and 60-watt bulbs is the next step toward more efficient forms of lighting BY MARY BETH BRECKENRIDGE AKRON BEACON JOURNAL/MCT Say goodbye to the old-style light bulb. Starting Jan. 1,…

Business owner cites list of best apps for small companies

Business owner cites list of  best apps for small companies BY CELESTE SMITH CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT Tony Rodono’s City Prints map decor business took center stage — literally — at the Charlotte Chamber’s year-end celebration. Rodono received applause along with fellow winners of the chamber’s 2013 Power…

Facebook strangers answer single mom’s Christmas wish

Facebook strangers answer single mom’s Christmas wish FROM WIRE REPORTS Maria Gregg, a single mom from Gwinnett County, Ga., had fallen on some hard times. So a week before Christmas, Gregg made her way to the North Gwinnett Co-Operative Ministries, a local charity…

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 209

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 209

R.I.P. – Condolences to every family in bereavement. As we all age, segments of the circles of our…

Blackonomics: Where do we stand?

Blackonomics: Where do we stand?

Chaka Khan sang, “Tell me somethin’ good.”  The 2014 National Urban League (NUL) report, “State of Black America,…

GOAL!

GOAL!

President Obama says ‘Obamacare’ enrolled 7.1 million people – well above the original goal of six million enrollees.…

Floridians finally receive highest military honor

Floridians finally receive highest military honor

BY MICHAEL DOYLE McCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / MCT WASHINGTON – Uncommonly brave men and their loved ones gathered…

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