From political outlier to powerful insider

Rev. Al Sharpton’s appearance has changed, but his push for justice and equality the same BY TINA SUSMAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NEW YORK — It was a...

LAPD officers now wearing body cameras

BY KATE MATHER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS After nearly two years of fundraising, testing and crafting policy, Los Angeles police officers hit city streets Monday morning wearing...

Amelia Boynton Robinson, civil rights icon, dies at 104

BY ANN M. SIMMONS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS She never became a household name, but the grainy photos of Amelia Boynton Robinson crumpled on the side of...

PLAYING THE RACE CARD

A Black disgruntled ex-employee of a TV station exacts revenge by killing two White journalists on live TV, then blames racism, homophobia, and bullying...

US train heroes get French medals

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE French President Francois Hollande awarded three Americans credited with stopping a possible terror attack on a high-speed train with France’s highest honor...

Ferguson court makes changes, hopes to build trust with Blacks

BY JAMES QUEALLY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The Missouri city of Ferguson, blasted months ago in a Department of Justice report for engaging in institutional racism, has...

President’s disapproval rate high in Florida on job, Iran deal

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A majority of Florida voters don't like the way President Barack Obama is handling his job – and even more...

Apple opens up opportunity for HBCU students

Fund now accepting applications for scholarships and internships BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON (NNPA) – On Tuesday, Aug. 25, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF)...

FIREARMS AND FORGIVENESS

Two pastors and a gun expert opine on self-defense and forgiveness from biblical and practical perspectives. BY KARSCEAL TURNER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Is self-defense...

A lifetime of civil rights

BY DAVID COLKER AND LAURA J. NELSON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS In the late 1960s, civil rights leader Julian Bond was such a compelling figure that he...

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