Today’s youth movement embodies what MLK fought, died for

Kevin Cokley GUEST COMMENTARY The assassinations of civil rights activists Medgar Evers (1963), Malcolm X (1965) and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (1968) were stark...

Scott to weigh bill on Black farmer marijuana license

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After lawmakers decided last year that a Black farmer should receive a highly coveted medical-marijuana license, Gov....

Still haunted

ackson witnessed MLK murder BY ERNIE SUGGS THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION / TNS ATLANTA – The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Andrew Young found themselves in familiar but painful...

‘LEGAL CHICANERY’

A federal judge, in a blistering order, puts a stop to Florida’s rights-restoration procedure in a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott that he said...

The children and ‘The Battle Cat’

Three cheers for the children!  Students in the United States were joined by some children around the world to demand safety in schools, increased age...

Tourism numbers hit new high in 2017

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Hurricane Irma kept Florida from reaching a goal of 120 million visitors last year but didn’t stop...

Investigations and lawsuits

New gun law sparks reactions COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – A new law crafted in response to the Valentine’s Day mass shooting at...

MARCHING FOR THEIR LIVES

As students converge on Washington, D.C., to push for gun safety laws, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is still uneasy a month after the...

We’ve got to rise up to come up

How long will you feed and take care of a closet Klansman’s children while the Grand Wizard attends a lunchtime cross burning? How long...

Gun safety may be on November ballot

BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The debate over gun control is ready to move to a new forum, as the Florida...

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