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COOKED TO DEATH

In the latest installment of the Florida Courier’s series on Blacks and mental health, we review…

THE GANTT REPORT

Happy birthday, LG! Political consultant Lucius Gantt of the Gantt Report celebrated his latest birthday on…

IT’S ON

The fight for the governor’s mansion is expected to be the nastiest and most expensive political…

MICHAEL JOSEPH JACKSON / 1958-2009

Happy birthday, MJ! Michael Jackson, shown here doing promotional activities for his last tour, “This Is…

Laid to rest

Police stand down in funeral aftermath FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS After more than two weeks…

Florida justice opines on Ferguson

BY ASHLEY THOMAS FLORIDA COURIER DAYTONA BEACH – Florida Supreme Court Justice James E. C. Perry…

THE PROCESS BEGINS

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

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL / UM VS. FAMU

COLLEGE FOOTBALL / UM VS. FAMU A Wildcat in Ratterland Angela K. Gibson, a Bethune-Cookman University alumnus, supported the FAMU Marching ‘100’ during their appearance at the UM-FAMU game at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens. The Hurricanes beat the Rattlers, 41-7.…

Dead or alive?

Dead or alive? DOC launches inmate deaths website BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Inmate Bryan Kendzia called his mother from Okeechobee Correctional Institution on May 13– hours before he slashed himself with razor blades. Within two…

COOKED TO DEATH

COOKED TO DEATH In the latest installment of the Florida Courier’s series on Blacks and mental health, we review the Miami Herald’s spotlight on the state’s inability to handle mentally ill prison inmates. BY JENISE GRIFFIN MORGAN FLORIDA COURIER…

ARE WE AT WAR?

ARE WE AT WAR? President Obama to expand airstrikes to Syria, vows to destroy ISIS/ISIL ‘wherever they exist’ BY ANITA KUMAR AND LESLEY CLARK MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU /MCT WASHINGTON – President Obama on Wednesday said he would launch airstrikes in…

NFL player’s shove of Marching Wildcat goes viral

NFL player’s shove of Marching Wildcat goes viral BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS FLORIDA COURIER TAMPA – Marquel Ballard is at the center of a recent social media storm involving Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach. The freshman trombonist was on the receiving end of a…

‘A trip to the store can mean their deaths

‘A trip to the store can mean their deaths Parents of Black sons believe trouble seeks their boys BY DAVID E. EARLY SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS (MCT) SAN JOSE, Calif. — It’s the time of year when hundreds of thousands of American parents are shipping…

Paramount gets Rock’s comedy after major bidding war

Paramount gets Rock’s comedy after major bidding war EURWEB.COM Paramount has emerged the winner of an intense bidding war over distribution rights to Chris Rock’s upcoming comedy “Top Five.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio is now in exclusive talks for worldwide rights…

BET’s programming director steps down

BET’s programming director steps down Loretha Jones helped network get ‘Game,’ ‘Being Mary Jane’ FROM WIRE REPORTS Loretha Jones is leaving BET Networks after a six-year run as president of Original Programming, during which she oversaw original programming, news, development, planning…

Is Paris pregnant? Rumors swirl about baby bump

Is Paris pregnant? Rumors swirl about baby bump FROM WIRE REPORTS Pregnancy rumors are surrounding Michael Jackson’s 16-year-old daughter after she was spotted by the paparazzi on a dinner date sporting what looked like a baby bump. A source was quoted by the Daily…

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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Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 226

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 226

ISIS/ISIL – These radical Islamic fundamentalists are great at public relations and social networking. They call themselves “The…

How Ferguson exposed a civil rights generational divide

How Ferguson exposed a civil rights generational divide

PENIEL E. JOSEPH GUEST COMMENTARY The racial crisis in Ferguson, Mo., has uncovered a divide within the Black community –…

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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