Tuesday, February 18, 2020

North Miami cops shoot Black man with hands up as he helps autistic patient

  From the Washington Post: Police in South Florida shot an unarmed black caretaker Monday as he tried to help his autistic patient. Charles Kinsey was trying...

No justice, no peace

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500,000 attendees in New Orleans

2019 ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE COURTESY OF ESSENCE COMMUNICATIONS INC.

Corrine Brown appeals to U.S. Supreme Court

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – When the Florida Supreme Court considered a dramatic change to the shape of Democratic Congresswoman Corrine...

A BORDERLESS AFRICA?

In a critical first step toward what could become the ‘United States of Africa,’ a continent-wide free trade agreement is nearing...

‘Natural’ or negligence?

Lawmaker questions nursing home deaths BY CHRISTINE SEXTON THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A Republican state senator – and funeral director – is suggesting that...

Shut out yet again

Dems still won’t utilize Black businesses BY JOSH PETERSON URBAN NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – While Democrats scramble to secure the African-American community’s support post-Barack Obama, Black contractors...

6 Baton Rouge officers shot, 3 die-notes from press conference

3pm CST press conference. At 8:40 am, officers shot by man wearing all black. 6 officers shot, 3 officers dead, 2 Baton Rouge PD killed (1...

Jobs and tax cuts

Scott stays focused in annual speech BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – In a narrowly-tailored speech focused on his two main priorities, Gov....

RUNNING OUT THE CLOCK

With time winding down on the Obama administration, the president and ‘Dreamers’ were handed another legal immigration setback from conservative federal court judges. BY MOLLY...