Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Immigrants make up nearly a third of ‘essential’ workforce

BY LAUTARO GRINSPAN MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Essential workers were recently feted in South Florida with a thunderous flyover by the Navy’s Blue Angels. But who makes...

Haiti-born FAMU Law grad dedicates journey to his family

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law 2020 graduate Lukens Rivil looked forward to sharing this graduation day and the...

IS IT A WRAP?

Judge indicates he’ll pave the way for former felons to vote. BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A federal judge said Wednesday he intends...

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

The Florida Courier staff pays tribute to their moms with personal photos and narratives To the chairwoman of our board: Thanks for being our anchor...

Prisons getting face masks amid virus outbreaks

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Department of Corrections was expected to get an influx of 1 million face masks by the end of the...

Diversity director gives job-search advice

Moffitt Cancer Center leader empowers others to find their path SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Cathy Grant serves as senior director of Moffitt Cancer Center’s Diversity...

Passing out masks and more

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF To help combat the spread of COVID-19, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition partnered with Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill and Onyx Magazine...

Justice suspends jury trials through July 2

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady issued an order Monday suspending jury trials through July 2 and directing courts to...

Safety is Desantis’ main concern about reopening barbershops, salons

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Barbershops and hair salons are still on the sidelines as Gov. Ron DeSantis’ reopening of select businesses during the...

Pandemic keeps gasoline prices low

CATCHING A BREAK AT THE PUMP According to AAA, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline remains below $2 throughout the state....