Jazz in the Gardens 2014 (Kim Gibson, photographer)

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TO THE RESCUE

Citing global security, President Obama announces initiatives to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.  Is…

KEY WEST/ THE DRY TORTUGAS

The wonders of Florida In the remotest part of the Florida Keys, scientists are on a…

Black poverty still high as general rate declines

FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – An improved economy with more full-time workers drove a decline in…

Suicide in middle school

Mother cites ‘overwhelming hopelessness’ BY TIFFANY WALDEN ORLANDO SENTINEL / MCT ORLANDO – Shaniqua Hawkins’ voice…

ARE WE AT WAR?

President Obama to expand airstrikes to Syria, vows to destroy ISIS/ISIL ‘wherever they exist’ BY ANITA…

COLLEGE FOOTBALL / UM VS. FAMU

A Wildcat in Ratterland Angela K. Gibson, a Bethune-Cookman University alumnus, supported the FAMU Marching ‘100’…

Dead or alive?

DOC launches inmate deaths website BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Inmate Bryan Kendzia…

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FLORIDA LIVING

FLORIDA LIVING Beach therapy Mikhail Rezmak of Delray Beach exercises on the beach just after sunrise. South Florida medical experts and beachgoers alike agree that the beach can truly help people de-stress. (MARK RANDALL/SUN SENTINEL/MCT)…

Jetie B. Wilds, Tampa’s longtime community voice, dies at 74

Jetie B. Wilds, Tampa’s longtime community voice, dies at 74 BY JENISE GRIFFIN MORGAN FLORIDA COURIER Jetie B. Wilds Jr., a longtime revered community leader in Tampa Bay whose popular weekly public affairs radio program enlightened listeners on substantive issues impacting their neighborhoods and the nation,…

Corrections firings continue

Corrections firings continue Employees dumped from three prisons BY DARA KIM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA On Sept. 19, Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews fired 32 workers accused of breaking the law, including three prison guards involved in…

AT WAR – AGAIN

AT WAR – AGAIN President Obama orders bombardments in Syria – as Congress stands by – then makes the case against ISIS at the United Nations. BY W.J. HENNIGAN AND DAVID S. CLOUD TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU /MCT WASHINGTON – Tomahawk…

FLORIDA LIVING

FLORIDA LIVING Beach therapy Mikhail Rezmak of Delray Beach exercises on the beach just after sunrise. South Florida medical experts and beachgoers alike agree that the beach can truly help people de-stress. (MARK RANDALL/SUN SENTINEL/MCT)…

113th Congress could be the least productive

113th Congress could be the least productive Session on track to yield fewest new laws in 60 years BY DAVID ELDRIDGE CQ ROLL CALL (MCT) WASHINGTON — Say this about the 113th Congress: It has managed to live down to low expectations. With…

Book recounts the dramas, personal and professional, of Cosby’s eventful life

Book recounts the dramas, personal and professional, of Cosby’s eventful life DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE COURIER In 1962, just before he headed to New York City for a gig at The Gaslight Café, Bill Cosby had an epiphany. As he waited for his meal at…

Viola Davis responds to critic’s ‘less classically beautiful’ comment

Viola Davis responds to critic’s ‘less classically beautiful’ comment EURWEB.COM It appears as if Viola Davis has used Maya Angelou to address  Alessandra Stanley, the New York Times TV critic who made headlines for suggesting that Shonda Rhimes is an “angry Black woman” who has…

PBS will present ‘America After Ferguson’

PBS will present ‘America After Ferguson’ Gwen Ifill of PBS will moderate “America After Ferguson,’’ a town hall meeting that will explore the many issues that have been brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo. The program,…

Twitter to start testing ‘buy’ buttons

Twitter to start testing ‘buy’ buttons BY KATIE LANDAN LOS ANGELES TIMES (MCT) Impulse shopping online got a little easier Monday with Twitter’s announcement that it will begin testing a “buy” button on tweets. The San Francisco-based company plans to gradually roll…

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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Does anyone care that a man was boiled alive? Part 2

Does anyone care that a man was boiled alive? Part 2

Editor’s note: In the September 5, 2014 issue, the Florida Courier reported on the death of Darren Rainey,…

The double standards of domestic violence

The double standards of domestic violence

The news media has not stopped talking about the horrific video that depicts former Baltimore Ravens football player,…

113th Congress could be the least productive

113th Congress could be the least productive

Session on track to yield fewest new laws in 60 years BY DAVID ELDRIDGE CQ ROLL CALL (MCT)…

TO THE RESCUE

TO THE RESCUE

Citing global security, President Obama announces initiatives to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.  Is it too…

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