Tuesday, August 11, 2020

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Disney ban and remembering African ancestors Nine years ago, the Florida Courier questioned how Orlando’s Walt Disney World ejected four Black male high school students...

Justices weigh challenge to open-carry ban

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Law-abiding Floridians should be allowed to openly carry firearms in public, a gun-rights groups argued Wednesday...

Florida justices clear way for Scott to appoint circuit judges

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Though a majority of the justices expressed reservations, the Florida Supreme Court on June 3 upheld...

FAMU students get behind-the-scenes experience on PGA Tour

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER PONTE VEDRA BEACH – Just a few weeks ago, three Florida A&M University students were afforded the unique opportunity of...

Annual Miami beachfront remembrance honors ancestors

A South Florida grassroots tradition of more than two decades continues June 19 with the Sunrise Ancestral Remembrance of the Middle Passage Ceremony. It...

More drama on ‘The Hill’

FAMU prez faces more questions BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After barely surviving an attempt by members of the Florida A&M University...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

NBA championship loss; Obama criticized Seven years ago, the Florida Courier followed the Orlando Magic’s losing effort in the National Basketball Association finals, and examined...

Orlando’s Jones High band makes whirlwind tour of D.C.

WASHINGTON – After performing in Monday’s 2016 National Memorial Day Parade – the largest such parade in the country – members of Orlando’s Jones...

Four to eight hurricanes predicted for 2016 season

BY JENNY STALETOVICH MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Normal could still be bad. Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast an average number of storms for...

Groups: Port project could damage reefs

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Conservation groups announced Tuesday they will sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unless plans to deepen Port Everglades are...