Sunday, January 26, 2020

FMU awards posthumous degree to Trayvon Martin

FROM HBCUDIGEST.COM MIAMI GARDENS – Five years after his death sparked international dialogue about racism, social justice and community policing, Trayvon Martin will be honored for...

Business groups fight Miami Beach wage hike

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Amid debates across the country about higher minimum wages, three major Florida business groups filed a...

Shock and sadness

Black media, journalists react to Curry’s death BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Rumors of George Curry’s sudden death circulated heavily in journalistic circles on Aug. 20,...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Yolanda King dies; birthday of Malcolm X (Shabazz) Nine years ago, the Florida Courier remembered the May 19 birthday of Black activist El Hajj Malik...

Finally at rest

Lawmakers may aid dead boys’ families BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Legislation started moving Tuesday in the House and Senate to help...

What’s new in D.C. since Obama’s election

BY CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON – You’re worried about the next president. I’m here to change the subject. But only a little. That next U.S....

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...

Marine blackface incident prompts questions about racial issues in military

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES/TNS The Marines have not said what punishment — if any — either of the air wing...

OneUnited Bank launches Queen debit card

USE Queens Visa Debit Card photo with the story PR NEWSWIRE LOS ANGELES...

Court refuses to block Everglades oil drilling plan

KATHERINE RODEGHIER/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Airboats skim over the Florida Everglades, a vast wetland flowing from Lake Okeechobee south to the tip of...