40 reasons Blacks and the poor are incarcerated

BILL QUIGLEY GUEST COMMENTATOR Editor’s note: This is Part 7, the conclusion. Other reasons were listed in previous Florida Courier issues. 38.  The U.S spends $80 billion...

The ‘Green New Deal’ and Democratic ‘wisdom’

HARRY C. ALFORD & KAY DEBOWGUEST COLUMNISTS_________________________________________ This is not your grandparents’ or parent’s Democratic Party. ...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 286

Hurricane Matthew – We plan; God laughs. Twenty-four hours before we were scheduled to evacuate to Atlanta, Southwest Airlines texted me that the flight...

I support Black Lives Matter, but not its approach

As the rapper Tef Poe sharply pointed out at a St. Louis rally in October protesting the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in...

Trump launches an attack on education

The effort to repeal and replace health care is generating headlines, and the attempt to investigate our 45th  president’s Russia connections is of high...

Twenty-five years and going strong –Part 1

Starting and running a Black business association during the early 1990s was more than a dream or a challenge. It was almost impossible. The concept...

Emptying Black city centers is a bipartisan affair

It has taken the poisoning of an entire city of 100,000 people – 52 percent of them Black – to draw national attention to...

Black-hating Negroes and their uses

David Clarke, the sheriff of Milwaukee County who appears slated for a top post at the Department of Homeland Security, has made himself valuable...

‘No’ again on Amendment 2

T. WILLARD FAIR GUEST COMMENTARY Two years ago, I strongly opposed Amendment 2, the so-called “medical marijuana” proposal which, under the guise of medicine, would have...

Florida high school may be named after slave owner

The Manatee County School Board may make history by becoming one of the first, and perhaps only,...

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