Monday, June 1, 2020

Floridians protest killing of George Floyd

Protests around the country continued over the weekend as Americans expressed their rage over the May 25 killing of George Floyd, 46. From Tallahassee to...

‘I can’t breathe’

FBI probing death of George Floyd, who died after cop kneeled on his neck. BY LIBOR JANY STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS — Four Minneapolis police officers were...

DeSantis to appeal ruling allowing ex-felons to vote

BY GRAY ROHRER ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday he would appeal a federal judge’s decision to strike down a Florida law...

Not your average day at the beach

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2020 During any other year, this beach scene in Daytona Beach on Memorial Day weekend would be considered normal. But not this...

A FLORIDA FIRST

GOVERNOR APPOINTS FIRST CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN TO SUPREME COURT BY ANA CEBALLOS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed John Couriel and Renatha Francis to the...

Judge clears the way for Florida’s former felons to vote

BY LINA RUIZ FRESH TAKE FLORIDA In a historic civil rights case, a federal judge late Sunday ruled against Florida's Republican governor and Legislature and dramatically...

Another massive crowd invades Volusia

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Six people were injured Saturday night in a shooting near Daytona Beach’s boardwalk. Two people were shot around 7:30 p.m. on...

THE SWORD OF THE BLACK PRESS

The 40-year-old Gantt Report, authored by trailblazing journalist/entrepreneur Lucius Gantt, is one of the longest-running newspaper columns in America. In an exclusive interview, he...

Block party that drew thousands puts community, law enforcement at odds

BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COUREIR A series of block parties last weekend in DeLand, a city in Volusia County, drew large crowds resulted in clashes between...

DEAR READER: WE NEED YOUR HELP

The Florida Courier is seeking donations to continue to serve minority communities throughout Florida. CLICK HERE TO DONATE.   BY JENISE GRIFFIN FLORIDA COURIER PUBLISHER Since 2006, the Florida...