Morial, Waters push Black Wealth 2020 movement

BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Black Wealth 2020, a new movement aiming to change the course of Black wealth in America, is gaining...

Too many nursing homes unprepared

Tragedy at Hollywood has heightened focus on new federal disaster-planning rules, which homes must comply with by mid-November. BY JORDAN RAU KAISER HEALTH NEWS/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE It...

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...

Not just a Florida event

The historic Fort Pulaski National Monument is surrounded by flood waters after Irma came through on Tuesday near Savannah on Georgia’s east coast. The...

‘Bastard stepchildren’

Virgin Islands residents feel forgotten BY JIM WYSS MIAMI HERALD / TNS ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands – As Hurricane Irma bore down on the Caribbean last...

Got questions? Here’s who to contact

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Florida Power and Light: www.fpl.com/storm or 800-468-8243. Here is a statement issued just prior to the Florida Courier’s press time Wednesday night:...

DACA decision angers Black immigration alliance

BY FREDERICK R. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), the nation’s largest Black-led organization championing racial justice and immigrant rights, blasted...

AFTER THE STORM

Here’s contact information that will help you get back on track after Hurricane Irma. BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Federal public assistance and information The Federal Emergency...

Emmett Till’s cousin dies

Simeon Wright witnessed teen’s kidnapping BY LOLLY BOWEAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TNS CHICAGO – Simeon Wright, the cousin of Emmett Till who was in bed with the...

Rebel Gen. Robert E. Lee’s descendant resigns as pastor

BY MARK PRICE THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER / TNS CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A descendant of Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee who made headlines for denouncing racism...

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