Tuesday, February 18, 2020

‘Haves and the Have Nots’ star to be FAMU’s homecoming guest

“The Haves and the Have Nots” star and Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumna Angela Robinson will highlight the university’s weeklong homecoming festivities. This year’s...

Cops and Black youth don’t mix

Report says police abuse is rampant BY MICHAEL MUSKAL LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS More than half of Black “millennials” in the U.S. say they or someone...

Leander J. Shaw Jr. dies

State’s first Black chief justice was 85 COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – When Leander J. Shaw Jr. took the Florida Bar exam in 1960, he...

Black Tech Week conference coming next month to Miami

The nonprofit organization Code Fever has created a launch pad to help bring the technology gap within communities of color in South Florida. With African-Americans...

Detzner appeals congresswoman’s redistricting case

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown says a new configuration of her district could violate the Voting Rights Act because it would diminish the opportunity for...

Florida justices to hear open-carry case

The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments June 8 in a challenge to a state law that bars people from openly carrying firearms. Justices...

State required to pay legal fees in gay-marriage fight

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Lawyers representing plaintiffs who successfully challenged Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage are entitled to collect legal...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Yolanda King dies; birthday of Malcolm X (Shabazz) Nine years ago, the Florida Courier remembered the May 19 birthday of Black activist El Hajj Malik...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Voter purge prevented; Rodney King dies Four years ago, the Florida Courier reported on Gov. Rick Scott’s efforts to purge Florida’s voting rolls of allegedly...

Orlando shooter’s father attends Clinton rally

ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – The Orlando nightclub shooter’s father attended Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s rally in Kissimmee Monday night. Cameras captured Seddique Mateen, Omar Mateen’s...