LOCKED, LOADED, READY TO PROTECT

Black Florida gun enthusiasts tell the Florida Courier why they believe it’s necessary to stay ‘strapped.’ BY KARSCEAL TURNER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The ongoing...

Court clears way for lawsuits against banks

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A federal appeals court Tuesday said the city of Miami could pursue lawsuits alleging that three...

Edward Waters researchers working to crack genetic transmission code

Two Edward Waters College (EWC) professors are working to decipher a protein code that could be used to manipulate and possibly end several widespread...

Former teacher says she was fired for having Black mate

FROM WIRE REPORTS A former Orange County schoolteacher is suing the school system, stating that she was discriminated against because her mate is Black. According to...

2015-16 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

It’s about that time! Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University both play their first football games of the season on Sept. 5 against the University...

Gay couples argue for inclusion on birth certificates

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Saying Florida can’t choose among the “constellation of benefits” available to same-sex couples, attorneys this week filed a document asking...

Here come the judges

Panel to decide voting districts BY GEORGE E. CURRY NNPA NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – After the Republican-dominated Florida Legislature failed to redraw Rep. Corrine Brown’s congressional district...

President’s disapproval rate high in Florida on job, Iran deal

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A majority of Florida voters don't like the way President Barack Obama is handling his job – and even more...

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...

Lawmaker seeks apology for ‘Groveland Four’

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate Democrat filed a proposal Tuesday calling for the state to apologize and posthumously exonerate four Black men...

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