Report: Latino vote is bigger and better educated than ever before

BY KATE LINTHICUM LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) The Latino electorate is bigger and better educated than ever before, according to a new report by Pew Research...

Bernice King warns of distractions from dad’s message

Civil rights leader’s daughter tells of complacency, cites pressing issues BY KATIE LESLIE ATLANTA JOURNAL- CONSTITUTION (TNS) ATLANTA –– On the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....

Lynch: Still a long way to go before America reaches the ‘Promised Land’

BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, giving one among thousands of speeches commemorating the birthday of Dr. Martin...

Politics, education drive MLK Day rally in South Carolina

BY JAMIE SELF AND CASSIE COPE THE STATE (TNS) COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidates and a focus on education drew about 2,000 people to a Martin...

LAST WORD

In his last State of the Union speech, President Obama cites his administration’s accomplishments, decries political partisanship – then chastises GOP presidential candidates. BY CHRISTI...

MLK BIRTHDAY COMMEMORATION 2016

The nation remembers Kinya Claiborne, right, and Shalonda Baldwin wave to the crowds from a Los Angeles metro transit bus replicating the bus that Rosa...

Tally rally set to ‘Drop the Suit’

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSSEE – Parents, teachers, students and activists are set to gather in Florida’s capital city on Jan. 19 – the...

Supreme Court dumps state’s death sentencing

BY MICHAEL DOYLE MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down Florida’s death-penalty practice, concluding that the state’s unique system...

‘I Have A Dream’

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths...

Americans heading South and West to find jobs

A search for employment and more affordable housing were behind two-thirds of the long-distance moves made between 2014 and 2015, according to a census...

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