Sunday, March 29, 2020

Remembering Leander Shaw as justice and role model

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Former Chief Justice Leander Shaw, who died last week at age 85, lay in state Monday...

Report: U.S. Senate’s top staff not very diverse

Whites possess 276  of 297 positions that help shape issues BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The U.S. Senate has been called the world’s greatest...

Obama pardons 97 felons; most related to drug offenses

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Christmas came early to 97 felons granted commutations and pardons by President Barack Obama on Dec. 18. Most of the prisoners were...

LEFT BEHIND

As the Florida Supreme Court wrestles with whether the state’s workers compensation law is constitutional, the Florida Courier begins a series of stories on...

CHRISTMAS 2015

The reason for the season St. Ruth Missionary Baptist Church in Dania Beach (Broward County) continued its “Hope for the Holidays” tradition this year. As...

Old SunPass transponders going bye-bye

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE –Time is running out for about 100,000 SunPass customers to convert, for free, to new transponders. Older,...

Leander J. Shaw Jr. dies

State’s first Black chief justice was 85 COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – When Leander J. Shaw Jr. took the Florida Bar exam in 1960, he...

Victims of rape speak out after officer’s conviction

EURWEB Less than a day after former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted of abusing his authority to target, pull over and sexually...

Red Lobster responds to Asian slave labor allegations

BY KYLE ARNOLD ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) ORLANDO – Olive Garden and Red Lobster are pushing for changes in the seafood industry after the two restaurant chains,...

CHICAGO HYPOCRISY

Mayor Rahm Emanuel apologizes for the police killing of a Black teen, even as his lawyers convince a judge to keep video of a...