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Diabetic man can pursue claim over tasering

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A diabetic man who collapsed at a Tallahassee grocery store can…

City considers rechristening street named after KKK founder

BY SUSANNAH BRYAN SUN SENTINEL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — He was a Confederate commander…

Florida now issuing birth certificates to same-sex couples

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida health officials have started listing…

Scott, Bondi silent on transgender student issue

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Social conservatives, angered by the federal…

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Yolanda King dies; birthday of Malcolm X (Shabazz) Nine years ago, the Florida Courier remembered the…

Separate, unequal 62 years later

Public schools becoming more segregated BY JOY RESMOVITS LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Sixty-two years after…

One Church One Child of Florida seeking parents, volunteers

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER On any given day, there are about 800 children in Florida’s…

Thurston men continue family tradition

The men of South Florida’s Thurston family traveled to Atlanta’s Morehouse College last week to witness…

Miami educator named national magnet school principal

COMPILED BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Martin T. Reid, principal of Arthur & Polly Mays 6-12 Conservatory…

Florida justices reject appeal about police stops over license plates

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In a case that started with a dangling…

Court turns down ‘living-wage’ case

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge…

FIVE QUESTIONS

The state’s top health care professional, Dr. Celeste Philip, speaks about the Zika virus, how the…

Leaders inducted into Civil Rights Hall of Fame

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Two civil rights leaders and Florida’s first Black Cabinet member since…

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Beware of heroes with egos

Beware of heroes with egos It’s May 2016, the time of year in the United States when professional basketball becomes a focal point for millions of people in America and around the world. It is the time when basketball “heroes” take…

Blacks must diversify voting portfolios

Blacks must diversify voting portfolios Blacks gave Obama 96 percent of their votes in 2008 and 94 percent of their votes in 2012. We, by far, are the most loyal voting block for Obama in the entire U.S. According to the…

Who owns that trademark?

Who owns that trademark? Prince recovered the rights to the masters of his early music from Warner Brothers Records in 2014 as well as the legal right to use and profit from his own name. BY ERIC EASTER URBAN NEWS…

A Lorraine Hansberry play that few understand

A Lorraine Hansberry play that few understand BY CHRIS JONES CHICAGO TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE CHICAGO – In March 1959, Lorraine Hansberry, a graduate of Englewood High School in Chicago, became the first African-American woman to pen a play produced on Broadway. Less…

‘FINISH IN FOUR, SAVE MORE’

‘FINISH IN FOUR, SAVE MORE’ During his ‘Degrees to Jobs Summit’ this week, Gov. Rick Scott urged education leaders to pave the way to help more college students graduate earlier than six years. BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA…

Study says unexpected $400 expense would hurt nearly half of US households

Study says unexpected $400 expense would hurt nearly half of US households BY DON LEE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Shedding light on the precarious economic state of many American families, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday that nearly half of U.S. households reported they would have trouble meeting…

How to plan a low-cost vacation to Cuba

How to plan a low-cost vacation to Cuba Do your research to find reasonable flights and lodging on Cuban adventure BY MEGAN CRAIG GOBANKINGRATES.COM TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE For the first time in more than 50 years, Americans are allowed to vacation in Cuba with…

More dissidents since change in U.S./Cuba relations

More dissidents since change in U.S./Cuba relations More Cubans are now willing to speak out about their frustrations. BY FRANCO ORDONEX TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE HAVANA — In one of her first public acts of opposition, Aymara Nieto Munoz joined three other Cuban dissidents…

Scott, Bondi silent on transgender student issue

Scott, Bondi silent on transgender student issue

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Social conservatives, angered by the federal government’s “guidance”…

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Yolanda King dies; birthday of Malcolm X (Shabazz) Nine years ago, the Florida Courier remembered the May 19…

Who owns that trademark?

Who owns that trademark?

Prince recovered the rights to the masters of his early music from Warner Brothers Records in 2014 as…

A Lorraine Hansberry play that few understand

A Lorraine Hansberry play that few understand

BY CHRIS JONES CHICAGO TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE CHICAGO – In March 1959, Lorraine Hansberry, a graduate of…