Sunday, January 26, 2020

Lenovo releases diversity and inclusion report

Harvard Law School’s first deaf-blind graduate joins company  SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER MORRISVILLE, N.C. – Lenovo, a leader in innovation and developing transformative products, services...

Booker quits race, leaving a less diverse field

Exit leaves mostly old, White candidates BY EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON – Cory Booker brought a blend of uplifting eloquence and experience organizing on the...

There’s a need for Black activism on dealing with Iran

Black Americans, as perpetual targets of the U.S. lies and attacks, should be the first to reject Washington’s rationales for war with Iran.  Even the...

Black Caucus has deceived African Americans about Trump

It’s really a shame how the once credible Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has degenerated into being a puppet of the Democratic Party and its...

Electric scooter injuries surge as more riders mangle legs and skulls

BY MICHAEL FINCH II AND TONY BIZJAK THE SACRAMENTO BEE/TNS SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hospitals nationwide are seeing a dramatic increase in the number of electric scooter...

Homestead detention center may reopen to house minors

BY MONIQUE O. MADAN MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – The Homestead detention center may be reopening in coming months if the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the...

Apple says it’s helping FBI investigate Florida terrorist attack

BY MARK GURMAN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Apple Inc. said on Monday that it is helping the FBI investigate a Dec. 6 terrorist attack at a Florida Navy...

No vote on recreational marijuana this year

Campaign drops effort to get proposal on 2020 ballot BY MARCIA HEROUX POUNDS SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – Despite strong support, Florida voters won’t get to decide...

Hurston festival starts Jan. 25 in Eatonville

The 31st annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities, referred to as Zora!, will take place from Jan. 25-Feb. 2.  The festival,...

Houston, B.I.G. lead slate of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

BY RANDY LEWIS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 class of inductees runs a gamut from shimmering R&B-laced pop and classic...