New law allows secret recordings

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Children in Florida will be able to secretly record conversations related to sexual abuse or other violent acts under a...

How to prepare for a disaster

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WHERE ARE THE BLACK COPS?

In cities statewide, there are relatively few African-American police officers on duty anywhere. Experts say that scarcity contributes to racial tensions and higher incarceration. BY...

Justice Department begins probe

Feds to investigate inmate’s death BY JULIE K. BROWN MIAMI HERALD / TNS MIAMI – The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division has begun an investigation...

Study cites sharp rise in suicide by Black children

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS For the first time, a national scientific study has found a higher suicide rate for Blacks than for Whites of any...

Zimmerman shooter must turn in weapons, avoid him

BY GAL TZIPERMAN LOTAN ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS The man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman must turn in his weapons and avoid contact with him, a judge...

Florida GOP approves winner-take-all primary

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Republican Party of Florida’s executive board formally voted on May 16 to make the state’s presidential primary a winner-take-all...

‘Can anything good come out of Opa-locka?’

City celebrates 89th birthday with pioneers, celebs SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER On May 14, 1926 at 8 p.m., 28 registered voters met in a...

Dinner to celebrate man who died in police custody, raise money for diabetes education

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Remembering a tragic event and working to make sure it never happens again is the goal of “Celebrating the Life...

Three inducted into state Civil Rights Hall of Fame

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE –  Sallye Brooks Mathis, Edward Daniel Davis and Reubin O. Askew were officially inducted into the Florida Civil Rights...

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