Understanding the chase for delegates

Here’s a breakdown of the math and vocabulary of the presidential campaign. BY MELANIE MASON LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE As the presidential primary race slogs on...

IT’S CALLED SURVIVAL

Amid tight state budgets, historically Black public colleges and universities are seeking White, Latino, and Asian students. BY TERESA WILTZ STATELINE.ORG / TNS WASHINGTON – Faced with...

Harriet Tubman is the ‘change’ for $20 bill

BY SAMANTHA MASUNAGA LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill, and Jackson will be...

RIGHT TO AN ATTORNEY? NOT SO FAST

America’s public defender system is underfunded and overwhelmed – with no relief in sight. BY SARAH BREITENBACH STATELINE.ORG / TNS MIAMI – Cecelia Greene came into the...

New law eases finding insurance beneficiaries

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a bill that supporters say will help make certain that people receive life-insurance...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Civil rights icons die Six years ago, the Florida Courier noted the deaths of the NAACP’s Benjamin Hooks and the National Council of Negro Women’s...

Lawsuit: Muslims unfairly on terrorist watch list

Class action suit claims US database targets innocent people, even a child BY NIRAJ WARIKOO DETROIT FREE PRESS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE A lawsuit filed last week claims that...

Scott signs repeal of ‘shacking up’ law

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – For the first time since shortly after the Civil War, it is no longer a crime...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Trayvon, the ‘Gunshine State’ and MLK Four years ago, the Florida Courier featured a front-page publisher commentary on Trayvon Martin’s death and commemorated the April...

No ‘free’ food stamps

Recipients face work requirement BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – About 300,000 Floridians who qualified for food stamps now face a work requirement...

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