Here come the judges

Panel to decide voting districts BY GEORGE E. CURRY NNPA NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – After the Republican-dominated Florida Legislature failed to redraw Rep. Corrine Brown’s congressional district...

FIREARMS AND FORGIVENESS

Two pastors and a gun expert opine on self-defense and forgiveness from biblical and practical perspectives. BY KARSCEAL TURNER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Is self-defense...

Lawmaker seeks apology for ‘Groveland Four’

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate Democrat filed a proposal Tuesday calling for the state to apologize and posthumously exonerate four Black men...

FAMU drama continues

Black pols call for chairman’s resignation BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE − As relations between Florida A&M University’s president and board chairman reached...

ONE YEAR LATER

Here’s a summary of events surrounding the protests in Ferguson, Mo. memorializing Michael Brown’s death. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS Protesters, police gather On Sunday, Aug. 9 −...

FLORIDA COURIER / OUT AND ABOUT

Taking the plunge in Cali Florida Courier photojournalist Kim Gibson jumped off Sunset Cliffs during a trip to San Diego as the summer vacation season...

Obama repeats call to restore Voting Rights Act

BY CHRISTI PARSONS TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS President Obama called again Wednesday for restoration of all provisions of the Voting Rights Act in a letter...

Who will take the hit?

Politicians argue about revamped congressional districts BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE −The first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts came...

CHURCHES WITH GUNS

The Charleston church massacre brought the issue of security in Black churches to the forefront. Here’s what some churches are doing to meet the...

Cop shooting cases spur new FDLE hires

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE − The Florida Department of Law Enforcement wants more investigators to handle an increase in shooting incidents...

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