Saturday, February 22, 2020

HURRICANE IRMA – THE AFTERMATH

Destruction and an unknown number of deaths in the Keys; power outages statewide; and flooding yet to come, as Floridians begin life after Irma. COMPILED...

How will pendulum swing on sexual harassment?

Questions swirl about how the subject will be treated in 2018 BY CHUCK RAASCH ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH/TNS WASHINGTON – Speaking at a forum on the new movie...

Marchers emphasize struggle, resolve on ‘Bloody Sunday’ anniversary

BY SARAH D. WIRE TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS SELMA, Ala. – A single refrain rang out Sunday at an event to remember civil rights marchers who were...

Trump ‘fraud’ query paused

Voter information request on hold BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Local elections officials are trying to talk voters out of unregistering, as...

Trump may bring world of change to travelers

There are plenty of questions about incoming administration’s stance on Cuban travel, fixing airports, open skies. BY JILL SCHENSUL THE RECORD/TNS Just what changes are ahead for...

Walking while Black in Florida is a killer

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER STEVE DAVIS/SMART GROWTH AMERICA Lack of crosswalks is a factor in the increased...

Are we forgetting 400 years?

As Black History Month (BHM) 2019 begins, we might easily find ourselves simultaneously gratified, impressed, and nearly...

CFPB supports payday lenders during BHM

Each February, Black History Month (BHM) commemorates the unique American experience of Blacks in America. This year...

With Kamala Harris, the fix is in

It is painfully obvious that Kamala Harris is unprepared for the scrutiny that comes with waging a...

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

FROM STAFF REPORTS The NAACP Florida State Conference is calling on Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) President Dr. Edison Jackson and Board Chairman Dr. Joe Petrock to...