Friday, March 27, 2020

A FLORIDA COURIER EXCLUSIVE

BICYCLING WHILE BLACK The overwhelming majority of traffic tickets from the Tampa Police Department for ‘illegal bicycling’ are issued to African-Americans. Editor’s note: The editors of...

Court to consider guns in school dormitories

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After a high-profile legislative debate this spring about concealed weapons on college campuses, a state appeals...

Homecoming king with Down syndrome dies at age 20

BY KATE SANTIC ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — Travjuan “Bubba” Hunter — an exuberant, outgoing Florida teenager with Down syndrome who drew legions of Internet fans as...

2015 MIAMI BROWARD CARNIVAL

It’s Carnival time! More than 15,000 masqueraders are set to provide a spectacle of colors and pageantry as this year’s Miami Broward Carnival reaches its...

Plenty to do during Florida Classic weekend

B-CU, FAMU event kicks off with job fair, Battle of the Bands SPECIAL TO THE COURIER Tens of thousands of fans both near and far will...

CHRISTMAS 2015

The reason for the season St. Ruth Missionary Baptist Church in Dania Beach (Broward County) continued its “Hope for the Holidays” tradition this year. As...

REMEMBERING AN ICON

A glance at images around the state on the federal holiday The nation honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with plenty of parades, marches and...

Black Americans disproportionately poor, hungry

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER WASHINGTON – African-Americans continue to suffer disproportionately high rates of hunger and poverty compared to other Americans, according to a...

‘Disrespected’ disease

Sickle cell patients survive despite challenges BY ERIN N. MARCUS KAISER HEALTH NEWS / TNS MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – When Janoi Burgess was a child, he thought doctor...

Former FAMU dean leads research program in Brooksville

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – Former interim dean of the Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Education Patricia Green-Powell, Ph.D., has been tapped to...