May was deadliest month in Baltimore in 40 years

43 homicides recorded in city that claimed life of Freddie Gray BY MARK PUENTE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS With three men killed in shootings on May 31, Baltimore recorded...

BUILDING BLACK WEALTH

That’s the goal of a consortium of Black organizations will focus on economics rather than civil rights. FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE According to the...

My observations about Presidents’ Day

One could be forgiven the impression that Presidents’ Day is just another jingoistic inducement for Americans to go...

Airport security in a post 9/11 world

More than 2,600 firearms were seized last year and checkpoints and major mishaps continue despite heightened measures. BY TIM JOHNSON TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Year after...

‘IT’S A KING THING’

There were MLK parades and birthday celebrations over the weekend around the state of Florida. Here’s a pictorial review of the...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Voter purge prevented; Rodney King dies Four years ago, the Florida Courier reported on Gov. Rick Scott’s efforts to purge Florida’s voting rolls of allegedly...

‘Young, connected and Black’

Millennials bridging ‘digital divide’ SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Black “Millennials” – generally defined as people born between 1982 and 2000, who are now between the...

Florida Senate passes controversial school safety bill

MIKE STOCKER/SUN SENTINEL/TNSStudents are evacuated by police out of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland after a shooting on Feb....

MLK Day, Trump and 2020 Democrats

While the president’s King tribute was ho-hum, Dem candidates were everywhere. PETE MAROVICH/GETTY IMAGES/POOL/ABACA PRESS/TNS President Donald...

Former Miss Alabama calls shooter a martyr

BY YESHA CALLAHAN THE ROOT Kalyn Chapman James, the first Black womanto win the Miss Alabama title, posted a controversial video on Facebook seemingly siding with...

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