Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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...
spring break

No spring break for virus

Adults under 50 spur COVID-19 rise in tourism hubs BY BEN CONARCK MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Florida’s pandemic month of March has been defined by the dueling...

Florida’s Black lawmakers call for policing changes

BY RYAN DAILEY NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in May and the ensuing summer...

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,...

Justice Department grant to help Pulse victims

BY RENE STUTZMAN ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday announced an $8.5 million anti-terrorism grant to help people affected by the...

IN FULL bloom

The 24th Epcot Flower & Garden Festival offers is a spring attraction for all ages. BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Calling all gardeners...

A TALE OF TWO HBCUs

This year, sports archrivals Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University have one thing in common: leadership turmoil at the top of both institutions. COMPILED FROM...

Words of Wisdom

celebrate Women’s History Month with a little inspiration BY ALEX KLINE/MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE

Ayala’s decision refuels death penalty debate

The latest controversy has galvanized longtime opponents of state executions. BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s death penalty has been roiled by...

ONE YEAR LATER

Hundreds gathered at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando for a final ceremony to mark the first anniversary of America’s worst mass shooting to date. BY...