Sunday, May 16, 2021
Chairman Belvin Perry

It’s time for B-CU’s board chair to walk away

NOTE: This story has been updated from a commentary that appears in the May 1, 2021 issue of the Florida Courier.  DAYTONA BEACH – Despite the presence of the...

‘DON’T FORGET US’

Orlando rally focuses on victims killed by cops The Movement Coalition, a group created last year, brought together families from Central Florida to share stories...

DESANTIS’ LEGAL WEAPON

To keep his gubernatorial and presidential ambitions on track, former federal prosecutor and current Gov. Ron DeSantis stretches Florida’s secret grand jury system to...

Republicans aim to jump-start Cuban reunification program from Guantánamo

BY BIANCA PADRO OCASIO MIAMI HERALD/TND MIAMI — South Florida Republicans announced Monday they’re introducing a bill in Congress that would jump-start a federal program that...

Should Floridians care if no-fault auto insurance gets repealed?

BY RON HURTIBISE SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS Should Floridians care if their state legislature repeals the no-fault auto insurance law that’s been in effect since 1972...

‘TARGET ON HIS BACK’

Black Floridians statewide were shocked when Broward County Public School Superintendent Robert Runcie, leader of America’s sixth largest school district, was arrested on April...

B-CU names interim president

Hiram C. Powell, Ph.D., has been named Interim President of Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) after a vote by the university’s Board of Trustees on Thursday.   Powell,...

State’s FEMA vaccine rollout failed Black communities, except in one place

BY NICHOLAS NEHAMAS, BEN CONARCK AND SARAH BLASKEY THE MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — When the state of Florida partnered with the federal government to open COVID-19...

DeSantis signs Florida’s anti-riot bill, cites Chauvin trial

BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE — Florida's top Republicans cited events in cities around the country — but not the Jan. 6 riots in Washington...

Foundation awards $200,000 to Moffitt Cancer Center doctor for research

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER CARY, N.C. – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, has awarded a $200,000 grant to...