Sunday, March 29, 2020

Here come the judges

Panel to decide voting districts BY GEORGE E. CURRY NNPA NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – After the Republican-dominated Florida Legislature failed to redraw Rep. Corrine Brown’s congressional district...

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...

HURRICANE KATRINA – SURVIVOR’S STORY, FIRST PERSON

Sheila St. Etienne, a New Orleans resident and Jacksonville native, survived Hurricane Katrina with her children, then wrote about it exclusively for the Florida...

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...

Lawmaker seeks apology for ‘Groveland Four’

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate Democrat filed a proposal Tuesday calling for the state to apologize and posthumously exonerate four Black men...

FAMU drama continues

Black pols call for chairman’s resignation BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE − As relations between Florida A&M University’s president and board chairman reached...

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...