Coming up short – again

‘State of Black America’ issued this week FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE Amidst continued struggles to maintain voting rights, protests to end shootings of unarmed Black...

State Senate committee OKs online voter registration

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee approved legislation Tuesday that would allow Florida voters to register online...

Black groups take issue with suit against Sharpton

Media, business and civil rights organizations urge Allen to ‘redirect’ criticism TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Three national African-American organizations have issued a joint statement in response...

Drama follows man who gained notoriety for long walk to work

EURWEB.COM James Robertson have a new place to live, but drama still follows him. The 56-year-old Detroit man attracted attention and headlines for supposedly walking 21...

9 HBCU students suing Tennessee over voter ID law

BY CHARLES D. ELLISON THE ROOT The voter-ID war just opened up a huge new front. This time in Tennessee. A group of nine students from...

RAMPANT CORRUPTION

Citing murders and organized crime inside the Florida Department of Corrections, former prison inspectors tell lawmakers DOC is too crooked to police itself. COMPILED FROM...

Florida loves ‘Obamacare’

Majority will get financial subsidies BY NOAM N. LEVEY TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON – More than 85 percent of Americans who signed up for health...

SELMA TO MONTGOMERY, 50 YEARS LATER

‘There are more bridges to be crossed’ Former President George W. Bush, First Lady Michelle Obama, and President Obama shared the stage at the foot...

Cops kill three unarmed Black men in four days

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS Police officers in three different states shot three unarmed Black men to death in separate incidents over a four-day period last...

Missouri Supreme Court takes over cases in Ferguson

Judge resigns; cites death threats as primary reason BY JENNIFER S. MANN ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH (TNS) The Missouri Supreme Court announced Monday that it will take the...

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