MLK is a hero, but racial justice movements are ‘unpatriotic’

Because (MLK) Dr. Martin Luther King now stands as an exalted hero of American history, we tend to assume that his assassination 50 years ago...

Chicago suburb cites Florida murders to justify assault weapons ban

BY STEVE SADIN PIONEER PRESS /TNS CHICAGO – Owners of assault weapons living in the northern Chicago suburb of Deerfield have until June 13 to remove...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies – ‘Mother of South Africa’

JOHANNESBURG – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of Nelson Mandela who died in Johannesburg on Monday, was revered by many in South Africa as...

Prince reportedly died with ‘exceedingly high’ level of fentanyl in blood

BY LIBBY HILL LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS It’s been nearly two years since the sudden passing of music legend Prince, and a toxicology report is shedding new...

Today’s youth movement embodies what MLK fought, died for

Kevin Cokley GUEST COMMENTARY The assassinations of civil rights activists Medgar Evers (1963), Malcolm X (1965) and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (1968) were stark...

Scott to weigh bill on Black farmer marijuana license

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After lawmakers decided last year that a Black farmer should receive a highly coveted medical-marijuana license, Gov....

Still haunted

ackson witnessed MLK murder BY ERNIE SUGGS THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION / TNS ATLANTA – The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Andrew Young found themselves in familiar but painful...

‘LEGAL CHICANERY’

A federal judge, in a blistering order, puts a stop to Florida’s rights-restoration procedure in a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott that he said...

The children and ‘The Battle Cat’

Three cheers for the children!  Students in the United States were joined by some children around the world to demand safety in schools, increased age...

Tourism numbers hit new high in 2017

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Hurricane Irma kept Florida from reaching a goal of 120 million visitors last year but didn’t stop...

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