Democratic committee draft calls for end to mass incarceration

BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The Democratic Platform Drafting Committee is calling for the end of mass incarceration, which occurred under President Bill...

COLD SHOULDER

For decades, the Republican Party of Florida has typically refused to support its Black candidates running for various political offices. The neglect continues. BY THE...

Survey confirms how differently Americans see race

BY JAWEED KALEEM LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS A report that asked thousands of people about their views of racism has found the nation to still...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

A bootleg Al Qaeda offshoot in Miami, MLK’s papers Ten years ago, the Florida Courier reported on the arrests of a “wannabe” Al Qaeda cell...

No prescription necessary

You can stop an overdose with this drug BY TONY PUGH MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s fight to slow the death toll from heroin...

The future of Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper

BY JAMES WRIGHT TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE President Obama has seven months left in office. One of the leaders of one of his key initiatives is...

KEEPING HOPE ALIVE

As Rep. John Lewis leads House Democrats in a civil rights-style ‘sit-in,’ a bipartisan Senate group tries to find common ground on ‘no-fly list’...

Shut out yet again

Dems still won’t utilize Black businesses BY JOSH PETERSON URBAN NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – While Democrats scramble to secure the African-American community’s support post-Barack Obama, Black contractors...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Voter purge prevented; Rodney King dies Four years ago, the Florida Courier reported on Gov. Rick Scott’s efforts to purge Florida’s voting rolls of allegedly...

Voter suppression threatens 2016 elections

A new report by civil rights leaders and other groups cites adverse impact of the Holder v Shelby case. BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON TRICE EDNEY NEWS...

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