Tampa organization to help nearly 45 business owners thrive

The Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan (THAP) has launched a new initiative titled PITCH (Push, Improve, Teach, Challenge and Help). In its initial phase, the East...

More than 1 million ballots already requested for November election

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA More than 1 million ballots have been requested for the November general election, according to the state Division of Elections....

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

‘Forward, Ever’ Four years ago, the Florida Courier published a Special Election Issue recommending readers vote for the Democratic presidential ticket of Barack Obama and...

FIU president: University ‘followed all proper procedures and protocols’ on bridge project

BY DAVID SMILEY MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Florida International University’s president on Monday defended the school’s handling of a project to build a pedestrian bridge that...

Celebrating the global legacy of literary icon – Zora Neale Hurston

A year of events is underway in observance of the author’s 125th birthday. BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Zora Neale Hurston withstood the literary test of time...

Ayala sues Scott over removal from cases

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala is suing Gov. Rick Scott in federal and state courts...

B-CU alumni join lawsuit, target Jackson

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF MIAMI – The Florida Courier has learned that the Bethune-Cookman University National Alumni Association (NAA) voted overwhelmingly to join a...

A Life Remembered

Celebrating the legacy of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. By Stacey Hollenbeck McClatchy-Tribune The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his mark on history...

‘Cosby Show’ grandpa Earle Hyman dies at 91

EURWEB.COM Earle Hyman, the actor who played Grandpa Huxtable on “The Cosby Show,” died on Nov. 17 at age 91. Hyman died at the Lillian...

Tampa woman becomes 25th national president of Jack and Jill

Joli Cooper-Nelson of Tampa recently was elected the 25th national president of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. at its 42nd convention in Palm...

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