Sunday, March 29, 2020

Markeith Loyd allegedly kicked, punched by Orlando cops

  BY CHRISTAL HAYES ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS ORLANDO — As officers watched Markeith Loyd crawl toward them from the Carver Shores house he had been hiding...

Black activists hosting candidates school in St. Pete

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF ST. PETERSBURG – On April 8 and 9, the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations will...

BRIEFS

Ballot initiatives will now need 766,000 signatures It will take more signature-gathering – and money – to get proposed constitutional amendments on the 2018 ballot. The...

Supreme Court sets date for arguments on felons’ rights

The Florida Supreme Court has scheduled arguments March 7 on a proposed constitutional amendment that would automatically restore voting rights for many felons. The court...

PRIVILEGE VS. ENTITLEMENT

The Florida Courier analyzes the presidential election BY THE FLORIDA COURIER EDITORIAL STAFF Donald Trump’s message of taking a figurative brick through the plate glass window...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

9/11 and hurricane season Eight years ago, multiple hurricanes made landfall in the U.S. every day for almost a month. The Florida Courier also remembered...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Voter purge prevented; Rodney King dies Four years ago, the Florida Courier reported on Gov. Rick Scott’s efforts to purge Florida’s voting rolls of allegedly...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Parole and ‘partying with a purpose’ Six years ago, the Florida Courier covered the “Tom Joyner Morning Show’s” annual Fantastic Voyage – which set sail...

Lawmakers back needle exchange program

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Pointing to a  high rate of new HIV cases in South Florida, the House on Wednesday...

Congresswoman to revise federal redistricting challenge

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, a Jacksonville Democrat who has been perhaps the most-outspoken opponent of a congressional redistricting plan, will file...