NOAA predicts another slow hurricane season

BY KEN KAYE SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – Joining other weather teams, government forecasters on Wednesday called for a slower-than-normal hurricane season, adding fuel to the...

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...

EL HAJJ MALIK EL-SHABAZZ / MAY 19, 1925 – FEB. 21, 1965

Happy birthday to our ‘Black shining prince’ Black activist Malcolm X, seen here with a portrait of his mentor Elijah Muhammad, would have celebrated his...

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...

REJECTED

The U.S. House of Representatives votes to end the Obama administration’s domestic phone spying program; Senate Democrats blocked a broad trade bill considered to...

HARRIET TUBMAN / ‘WOMEN ON 20s’

All about the Tubmans, baby An online grassroots campaign by the organization “Women on 20s” selected abolitionist and Underground Railroad ‘conductor’ Harriet Tubman as the...

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...

Scott goes to Washington, D.C.

Continues fight against Obamacare BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A congressional committee will hold a hearing on Gov. Rick Scott’s showdown with the federal...

HIS LIFE’S MISSION

President Obama launches ‘My Brother’s Keeper Alliance,’ a nonprofit organization focusing on improving the lives of Black and Brown men and boys. BY CHRISTI PARSONS...

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