Jazz in the Gardens 2014 (Kim Gibson, photographer)

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THE PROCESS BEGINS

A grand jury in Missouri will determine – eventually – whether the police officer who shot…

2014 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES

We’ll remember her name Mo’ne Davis, age 13, has become the first Little Leaguer on the…

How many have cops killed?

Government has ‘almost nothing’ BY MICHAEL DOYLE MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / MCT WASHINGTON – The killing…

FROM SANFORD TO FERGUSON

Another killing of an unarmed Black teen has sparked national outrage and has ignited a tinderbox…

ROBIN McLAURIN WILLIAMS, 1951-2014

‘The tears of a clown’ Comedian/actor Robin Williams killed himself on Monday after fighting addiction and…

Remembering Civil rights activist Dr. Jefferson Rogers

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Dr. Jefferson P. Rogers, a renowned theologian who blazed a civil…

Thurston seeking to make state history as first Black attorney general

FROM STAFF REPORTS Florida House Minority Leader Perry Thurston is seeking to make history this year…

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IT’S ON

IT’S ON The fight for the governor’s mansion is expected to be the nastiest and most expensive political race in recent Florida history. It officially began on Tuesday. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie…

Florida justice opines on Ferguson

Florida justice opines on Ferguson BY ASHLEY THOMAS FLORIDA COURIER DAYTONA BEACH – Florida Supreme Court Justice James E. C. Perry spoke to a group of students and faculty at the Civic Engagement Center on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University on…

DJJ cancels contract with Youth Services International

DJJ cancels contract with Youth Services International Ineffective behavioral interventions, safety of boys in program cited BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice has canceled a contract with a controversial operator of a 40-bed…

MICHAEL JOSEPH JACKSON / 1958-2009

MICHAEL JOSEPH JACKSON / 1958-2009 Happy birthday, MJ! Michael Jackson, shown here doing promotional activities for his last tour, “This Is It,” would have turned 56 years old on Friday Aug. 29, had he lived.…

Laid to rest

Laid to rest Police stand down in funeral aftermath FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS After more than two weeks of protests over the killing of 18-year Michael Brown Jr., peace is being restored in Ferguson, Mo. Police made that…

In-state tuition break for vets

In-state tuition break for vets Obama signs law making it easier for vets to receive financal help to attend college BY ADRIENNE LU STATELINE.ORG As president of the Collegiate Veterans Association at Florida State University, Abby Kinch often heard from veterans…

MICHAEL JOSEPH JACKSON / 1958-2009

MICHAEL JOSEPH JACKSON / 1958-2009 Happy birthday, MJ! Michael Jackson, shown here doing promotional activities for his last tour, “This Is It,” would have turned 56 years old on Friday Aug. 29, had he lived.…

Essence Festival to continue in New Orleans through 2019

Essence Festival to continue in New Orleans through 2019 EURWEB.COM Essence Communications President Michelle Ebanks has announced an extended agreement with the state of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans to host the Essence Festival through 2019. “We are so pleased to extend our…

Epps lands Pryor role over several serious contenders

Epps lands Pryor role over several serious contenders FROM WIRE REPORTS Actor and comedian Mike Epps has been chosen to play comic legend Richard Pryor in the upcoming biopic directed by Lee Daniels. The news was first announced on Oprah Winfrey’s Instagram account when…

Waterproof Gadgets

Waterproof Gadgets When electronics and water DO mix, these products are worth a look While it might not seem like a logical choice to bring portable electronic gadgets to the beach or pool, if you choose correctly, anything…

EARTH DAY 2014

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Astronomers discover another Earth-sized planet

Astronomers discover another Earth-sized planet Scientists on mission to find more in a habitable zone BY AMINA KHAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCT LOS ANGELES — Sifting through observations from more than 100,000 distant stars, astronomers say they have discovered the first definitive…

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 224

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 224

Why Florida Democrats are in trouble – We’ve been telling our Black Democratic friends that Black Floridians ain’t…

Don’t expect a conviction in the killing of Michael Brown

Don’t expect a conviction in the killing of Michael Brown

CHUCK HOBBS GUEST COLUMNIST A state grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. has been convened and local prosecutor Robert…

Is Obama dragging down his party?

Is Obama dragging down his party?

Another poll indicates president’s standing among voters hurting Democratic candidates BY ANITA KUMAR MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU (MCT) WASHINGTON…

ALL ABOUT AFRICA

ALL ABOUT AFRICA

Nearly 50 African heads of state and top officials traveled to Washington to the U.S.-Africa Summit for three…

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