FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Florida’s Black beaches; back to school Nine years ago, the Florida Courier featured a series of articles on state beaches that were racially segregated, but...

Guns over hair

Gun dealers have no state oversight BY MARY SHANKLIN AND CHARLES MINSHEW ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS ORLANDO – Florida’s barbers, construction workers and talent agents face tougher...

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...

ADOPTIONS: A home for Jeremiah

Editor’s note: This is a monthly series spotlighting Florida children available for adoption. One Church One Child of Florida is a faith-based, 501(c)(3) organization, operating...

Key West event to honor African refugees

The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition declared by the United Nations General Assembly will be commemorated at...

WE DO HAVE CHOICES

Florida’s Black Republicans, Bernie Sanders fans and non-party-affiliated voters have choices other than Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Here’s brief info on two credible...

More local Zika cases found in Miami-Dade

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The number of Zika cases in Florida continued to increase, with the state Department of Health announcing...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Obama defends his record; the London Olympics Four years ago, the Florida Courier reported on President Obama’s speech to the National Urban League, which focused...

Early voting starts Monday in 24 counties

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Voters in 24 of Florida’s 67 counties will be able to cast ballots at designated polling places starting Aug. 15, according...

Orlando shooter’s father attends Clinton rally

ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – The Orlando nightclub shooter’s father attended Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s rally in Kissimmee Monday night. Cameras captured Seddique Mateen, Omar Mateen’s...

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