Friday, April 16, 2021

OneUnited announces financial literacy contest for youth

In celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest Black-owned bank, has announced its 10th Annual “I Got Bank!” National Financial Literacy...

Miami Dolphins and Wounded Warrior Project host expo for veterans

More than 70 veterans participated in the health and wellness expo at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.

Woman says she was beaten, arrested for filming police

BY STEPHEN CROCKETT THE ROOT On July 15, Kelli Wilson took out her cell phone to record two Jacksonville policemen arresting her husband when, she says,...

IT’S CALLED SURVIVAL

Amid tight state budgets, historically Black public colleges and universities are seeking White, Latino, and Asian students. BY TERESA WILTZ STATELINE.ORG / TNS WASHINGTON – Faced with...

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...

‘Big Weed’ takeover?

Proposed rules favor existing growers BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Authors of Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana are...

Proposal keeps pastors from marrying gay couples

State legislators to file bill that won’t force clergy to perform same-sex ceremonies BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – In the wake of...

New opioid law causes confusion for doctors

Since July 1, doctors are supposed to talk with patients about alternatives before providing anesthesia or prescribing drugs.

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE EQUALIZER: PART 2-THE REVOLUTION

Attorney A. Wellington Barlow’s Equity in Sentencing Analysis System (ESAS) is changing lives. Here is how it works. BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF To understand how...

Lawmakers’ action sought after second Parkland suicide

Emergency director urging more mental health help for school MIKE STOCKER/SUN SENTINEL/TNS Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...