ANALYSIS: When two paths cross

Reporter reviews Michael Dunn trial documentary BY NINA METZ CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TNS Watching “3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets” is something of a Rorschach test, sussing out your...

Artis appointed to Homeland Security council

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson recently announced the appointment of Florida Memorial University President Dr. Roslyn Clark...

‘BLACK PEOPLE HAVE ACCEPTED DEFEAT’

A Baltimore-based group of young Black men is fighting against the odds by attempting to decrease the city’s homicide rate among their peer group...

OUT AND ABOUT / ANIMATE! MIAMI 2015

Getting ‘zombiefied’ Approximately 12,000 people, including costume players, videogamers, and animation fans attended the annual Animate! Convention in Miami-Dade on Oct. 23-25.  The event included...

Cops and Black youth don’t mix

Report says police abuse is rampant BY MICHAEL MUSKAL LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS More than half of Black “millennials” in the U.S. say they or someone...

Courier ‘family member’ dies

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DANIA BEACH – Wardell Jackson Lee, stepfather of Florida Courier staffer Lisa Rogers-Cherry, died Oct. 28 due to complications from...

A TALE OF TWO HBCUs

This year, sports archrivals Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University have one thing in common: leadership turmoil at the top of both institutions. COMPILED FROM...

HOMECOMING WEEK 2015

Continuing the tradition Numerous Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)  celebrated Homecoming last week, including Atlanta’s Morehouse College. Perry “Trey” Thurston III (left),  continues the...

Sheriff: ‘She started this’

Deputy fired, student criticized COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS Leading Black women across the nation are expressing outrage this week over the videotaped violent incident showing a...

FAMU to host national ‘Ban the Box’ forum

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER ORLANDO –  Florida A&M University (FAMU) will host a national forum titled, “Ban the Box: Eliminating Barriers to Reentry” on...

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