‘BLACK PEOPLE HAVE ACCEPTED DEFEAT’

A Baltimore-based group of young Black men is fighting against the odds by attempting to decrease the city’s homicide rate among their peer group...

Cops and Black youth don’t mix

Report says police abuse is rampant BY MICHAEL MUSKAL LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS More than half of Black “millennials” in the U.S. say they or someone...

‘Jeb Can Fix It’ starts in Florida

Republican presidential contender Jeb visits the Conductive Education Center of Orlando Monday in Winter Park. The former governor met with the students, families and...

Episcopal Church installs first Black presiding bishop

In recent years, the denomination has become more progressive, accepting gay and female spiritual leaders. BY VERA BERGENGRUEN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — The service that installed...

HOMECOMING WEEK 2015

Continuing the tradition Numerous Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)  celebrated Homecoming last week, including Atlanta’s Morehouse College. Perry “Trey” Thurston III (left),  continues the...

Sheriff: ‘She started this’

Deputy fired, student criticized COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS Leading Black women across the nation are expressing outrage this week over the videotaped violent incident showing a...

Bacon, ham and hot dogs linked to cancer

World Health Organization issues warning about processed and red meat BY TONY PUGH TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — America’s love affair with savory, cured meats hit a...

TAKING ON HOMELESSNESS

Florida conference sheds light on poverty plight in state, nation BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Poverty and homelessness have lathered the Florida landscape with statistics growing...

DID HE STAND HIS GROUND?

A church drummer whose car broke down on I-95 in South Florida was shot dead by a plainclothes cop. Questions abound. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS PALM...

Curry bringing back Emerge magazine online

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER WASHINGTON – Former Emerge magazine Editor-in-Chief George E. Curry has announced that he is reviving the award-winning publication online, possibly...

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