Wanted: Serious Black middle-class leadership

Black folks in the United States are in dire need of committed, talented, visionary members of the Black middle class who are ready to...

Black business figures don’t lie

Taken every five years and published in phases over two or three years, the Economic Census of Black-owned businesses has finally been released. It...

A strong message for the Christian community

A few weeks ago, Dr. Jamal Bryant, pastor of Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore, hosted the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan from the Nation...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 266

A Negro with a legal gun – Vester Lee Flanagan II, age 41, left a slew of federal racism complaints, lawsuits, excuses, and a...

Ten years later, some in New Orleans still suffer

BILL QUIGLEY TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, the nation saw tens of thousands of people left behind in...

Katrina in the White imagination

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Louisiana, and the entire Gulf coast. More than 1,800 people died. Thousands more were permanently displaced....

Black college households lost half their wealth, despite degrees

For generations, it has been an article of faith among Black people that education is the path to success for the individual and for...

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 North won the Civil War, the South won the history

Amidst all the commentary in the so-called “mainstream” press on the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the recent flap...

Our White liberal conundrum

WALTER FIELDS NNPA COLUMNIST One of the enduring debates since the enslavement of Africans in the American colonies has been the extent to which well-meaning Whites...

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