Still on their mission

Champions follow hazing cases to the end BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER DAYTONA BEACH – Nearly five years have passed since Robert Champion died from a hazing...

Active 2016 hurricane season officially ends

BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida ended its 2016 hurricane season Wednesday, marking the first time in more than a decade that the...

FIVE YEARS LATER

COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS SANFORD – In 2012, Francis Oliver took to the streets of Sanford with more than 8,000 other people at...

Markeith Loyd allegedly kicked, punched by Orlando cops

  BY CHRISTAL HAYES ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS ORLANDO — As officers watched Markeith Loyd crawl toward them from the Carver Shores house he had been hiding...

Hollywood changes streets named after Confederate generals

BY ALEXANDRIA BORDAS MIAMI HERALD / TNS HOLLYWOOD – In a contentious meeting spanning three hours, the Hollywood (Florida) City Commission voted Monday night to begin...

Florida better prepared on Andrew anniversary

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With Thursday marking the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew pounding Miami-Dade County, the state’s top emergency-management official said the...

Blame B-CU’s trustees for financial crisis

BY JL CARTER SR. / HBCU DIGEST Bethune-Cookman University Interim President Hubert Grimes announced that the university has filed a lawsuit against former President Edison...

KNOW YOUR STATUS

About 15 percent of Americans with HIV don’t know they’re infected, report says BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS ATLANTA – Half of the Americans...

‘Tell Them We Are Rising’

New film showcases FAMU, other HBCUs SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – On Jan. 26, Florida A&M University (FAMU) will partner with WFSU Public Media (licensed...

FOLLOWING MASSA’S ORDERS

A handful of Black Democratic members of Congress condemn Minister Louis Farrakhan, ironically at the request of the Republican Jewish Coalition. BY RICHARD B. MUHAMMAD...

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