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RETALIATORY TERMINATION?

RETALIATORY TERMINATION?

A longtime Bethune-Cookman University supporter, donor and trustee sues his alma mater and fellow  trustees in a continuing controversy over leadership, transparency and finances. Right-click here to download pdf of the lawsuit, then click on “Download linked file” Right-click here to download Exhibits A-D of the lawsuit, then click on “Download linked file” Right-click here to […]

MARCH POLAR EXPRESS

MARCH POLAR EXPRESS

An Eastern cool snap A late snow storm dumped half a foot of snow by 9 a.m. in New York City. Florida temperatures dropped in the 30s and 40s this week because of the same cold front. (CAROLYN COLE/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS)

Facebook suicide aftermath

Facebook suicide aftermath

Child was sexually abused, beaten BY CAROL MARBIN MILLER MIAMI HERALD /TNS MIAMI – For much of her too-short life, Naika Venant bounced between two parents: a birth mother who reportedly beat her without pity, left her in bed with boyfriends who watched “sex movies,” and eventually abandoned her – and the state of Florida, […]

McGhee tapped as next House Democratic leader

McGhee tapped as next House Democratic leader

Florida House Democrats elected a future leader Monday night, tapping state Rep. Kionne McGhee to lead their caucus after the 2018 elections. McGhee, a 39-year-old attorney from Miami, edged out Rep. Bobby DuBose, D-Fort Lauderdale, in a 23-17 vote. McGhee, a former Miami-Dade County prosecutor who was first elected to the House in 2012, will lead the […]

Let me tell you about that church cat

Let me tell you about that church cat

Felines are some of the world’s most predatory animals. But which one is at the top of the list? Well, people say the lion is the king of the jungle. But could the predatory feline king be the tiger? Perhaps the puma, jaguar, cheetah, mountain lion or even the black panther could be most predatory. […]

Justice Department grant to help Pulse victims

Justice Department grant to help Pulse victims

BY RENE STUTZMAN ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday announced an $8.5 million anti-terrorism grant to help people affected by the Pulse nightclub massacre. The money will provide mental health counseling to victims, witnesses and first responders and will help reimburse the costs of the United Assistance Center, the one-stop […]

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 294

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 294

King Don and the art of interruption – Twitter is to your new prez as “chaff” is to military aircraft: a distraction to ward off scrutiny of his administration.  Here’s the definition of chaff from the website globalsecurity.org: “Chaff and flares are defensive mechanisms employed from military aircraft to avoid detection and/or attack by adversary […]

Black Caucus all about Democrats, not Black constituents

Black Caucus all about Democrats, not Black constituents

CLARENCE V. MCKEE, ESQ. GUEST COLUMNIST It’s increasingly clear that the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has become the Democrats’ racial shock troop brigade in the war of obstruction and resistance to President Trump’s domestic agenda. This is just one more example of the CBC’s pattern of putting the Democratic Party before the problems and needs […]

Is the Democratic National Committee evaporating?

Is the Democratic National Committee evaporating?

There was a time when it seemed that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) seemed to be invincible.  It was the early 1990s and this newcomer from Arkansas, William Jefferson Clinton, was the right guy at the right time.  He named a guy who came out of nowhere named Ron Brown to head the DNC.  That […]

Let’s hear it for the ladies!

Let’s hear it for the ladies!

“Do you ask what we can do? Unite and build a store of your own. Do you ask where is the money? We have spent more than enough for nonsense.” – Maria Stewart “When it comes to success the choice is simple. You can either stand up and be counted or lie down and be […]

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