Sunday, January 26, 2020

COMING SOON TO THE NATION’S CAPITAL

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s upcoming Statuary Hall placement tops a list a notable stories around Florida this week.

Trump makes more false claims about ‘thousands’ outside during Orlando rally

President Trump speaks during his re-election kickoff campaign rally at the Amway Center in Orlando on June 18. BY STEVEN LEMONGELLOORLANDO...

Bill banning use of credit scores for employee hiring moves forward

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the House...

Company to get $1.3 million for school safety tool

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Department of Education will pay nearly $1.3 million...

Former deputy charged with planting drugs on motorists

State investigators say Zachary Wester routinely pulled over motorists and planted drugs in their vehicles. NEWS SERVICE OF...

Racial and ethnic impacts of bill to be considered

Sen. Randolph Bracy NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Senate will work with Florida State...

Review of ‘Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am’

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE/TNS Toni Morrison is shown in "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am." ‘TONI MORRISON: THE...

Mental health stigma still affecting African Americans

ISTOCKPHOTO/ NNPA For detailed information about mental illness and where assistance is provided visit, www.nami.org; www.mentalhealthamerica.net; or www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov.  BY STACY...

ICE deportation crackdown may start Sunday

JOHN MOORE/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Immigration agents will target Miami, Atlanta, Chicago, Baltimore, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York City, and...

African American troops also fought in Normandy

John Q. Jordan was a journalist during World War II and wrote for the Norfolk New Journal and Guide.