Saturday, February 22, 2020

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...

Tampa law school students volunteer at foster-care facility on MLK Day

Students, faculty and staff from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus honored the life and work of Dr. Martin...

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...

Tally rally set to ‘Drop the Suit’

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSSEE – Parents, teachers, students and activists are set to gather in Florida’s capital city on Jan. 19 – the...

Jobs and tax cuts

Scott stays focused in annual speech BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – In a narrowly-tailored speech focused on his two main priorities, Gov....

Americans heading South and West to find jobs

A search for employment and more affordable housing were behind two-thirds of the long-distance moves made between 2014 and 2015, according to a census...

‘Solar Choice’ coalition sets sights on 2018

Group falls behind on qualifying for this year’s ballot BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A coalition trying to expand who can provide...

Edward Waters celebrating 150th anniversary this year

JACKSONVILLE – Edward Waters College (EWC) is commemorating its 150th anniversary this year. A kick off event for a yearlong celebration is 11 a.m. Jan....

Bethune-Cookman officially opens School of Religion

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) started its first class on Jan. 11 for its new School of Religion. The School of Religion offers degrees in Religion and...

Medical marijuana petition tops 500,000 signatures

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Facing a Feb. 1 deadline, supporters of a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana have topped 500,000 valid petition signatures...