Tuesday, February 18, 2020
FAMU hosts ‘Careers in the Law’ networking event

FAMU hosts ‘Careers in the Law’ networking event

ORLANDO – The atrium at Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law was buzzing as students networked with attorneys and representatives from a wide...
Proposal addresses schools’ use of Baker Act

Proposal addresses schools’ use of Baker Act

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Principals at Florida public schools would need to take additional steps before children can be removed from school grounds and involuntarily...
smoke

Senators back stamping out smoking in parks

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate committee Monday approved a proposal that seeks to let local governments decide if they want to ban smoking at...

Bill focuses on violence in Black, Hispanic neighborhoods

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A House panel on Monday approved a proposal that would create a task force to investigate the root causes of violence...
Debate rages over vouchers, LGBTQ policies

Debate rages over vouchers, LGBTQ policies

Banks’ halt of contributions called ‘publicity stunt’ BY ANA CEBALLOS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday a decision by Wells Fargo...
Bethune Cookman University

Another option for B-CU

Get accredited somewhere else BY JARRETT CARTER SR. HBCU DIGEST COMMENTARY I texted a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) president, partially out of the need for executive context...
Black Beauties

Floridian’s new book explores role of Black beauty queens

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – Four global pageant titles are currently held by women of African descent. While the world is celebrating the...
US NEWS FLA-PROSECUTOR OS

DeSantis removes Ayala from murder case

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday pulled Orlando-area State Attorney Aramis Ayala from a high-profile murder case, issuing an executive order that...
Rights

DeSantis lawyers grilled on felons’ rights

Appeals court hears Amendment 4 case  BY KARINA ELWOOD FRESH TAKE FLORIDA ATLANTA – U.S. appeals court judges challenged lawyers for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis with...

Iguanas meat sold online after they fall from trees

BY CARLOS FRÍAS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Mango season may be months away, but if you live in South Florida, your trees may have recently...