COLD SHOULDER

For decades, the Republican Party of Florida has typically refused to support its Black candidates running for various political offices. The neglect continues. BY THE...

‘Reliving my life’

Congressman John Lewis reflects on his experience at Capitol sit-in, civil rights past BY TAMAR HALLERMAN AND GREG BLUESTEIN ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — The full-fledged revolt...

Cleveland activists brace for heightened scrutiny

Groups fielding law enforcement visits as Republican National Convention draws near. BY MATT PEARCE LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE CLEVELAND — About two dozen activists filled a...

Kerry tries to soothe ‘Brexit’ fears in Europe

BY TRACY WILKINSON TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – America’s top diplomat sought to soothe fears Monday on both sides of the Atlantic as aftershocks of Great...

Voter suppression threatens 2016 elections

A new report by civil rights leaders and other groups cites adverse impact of the Holder v Shelby case. BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON TRICE EDNEY NEWS...

NOT THE FIRST

Hillary Clinton is set to make history, but female leaders are nothing new in other parts of the world – including Africa. BY ANN M....

Young voters have little faith in government

Since they became adults and began dealing with taxes, mortgages, health insurance and jobs, most voters under 40 have witnessed only what most regard...

A ‘Black man’ dies-Muhammad Ali gone at age 74

PHOENIX, ARIZ – Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxer who transcended his sport and redefined what it means to be a hero during a turbulent...

Speculation increases about governor as VP choice

Scott’s name floating as Trump’s possible running mate BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Most of the speculation around Gov. Rick Scott’s political...

Black newspapers say ‘no’

Few making presidential endorsements BY ERICK JOHNSON THE CHICAGO CRUSADER VIA GEORGE CURRY MEDIA Forget it, Hillary. Sorry, Bernie. When the time came for the Florida Courier to endorse either candidate,...

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