‘FINISH IN FOUR, SAVE MORE’

During his ‘Degrees to Jobs Summit’ this week, Gov. Rick Scott urged education leaders to pave the way to help more college students graduate...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Still paying the ‘Black tax’ Nine years ago, the Florida Courier covered Dr. Glenn W. Cherry’s presentation before the Federal Communications Commission’s public hearing in...

Diabetic man can pursue claim over tasering

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A diabetic man who collapsed at a Tallahassee grocery store can pursue an excessive-force lawsuit against a police officer who...

City considers rechristening street named after KKK founder

BY SUSANNAH BRYAN SUN SENTINEL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — He was a Confederate commander who helped found the Ku Klux Klan, but streets that run...

Florida now issuing birth certificates to same-sex couples

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida health officials have started listing both spouses on birth certificates of children born into same-sex...

Scott, Bondi silent on transgender student issue

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Social conservatives, angered by the federal government’s “guidance” that school districts should allow transgender students to...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Yolanda King dies; birthday of Malcolm X (Shabazz) Nine years ago, the Florida Courier remembered the May 19 birthday of Black activist El Hajj Malik...

Separate, unequal 62 years later

Public schools becoming more segregated BY JOY RESMOVITS LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Sixty-two years after the Supreme Court ruled that America’s schools must be integrated, campuses...

One Church One Child of Florida seeking parents, volunteers

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER On any given day, there are about 800 children in Florida’s foster care system available and waiting with no family...

Thurston men continue family tradition

The men of South Florida’s Thurston family traveled to Atlanta’s Morehouse College last week to witness the latest “Morehouse Man” continue three generations of...

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