Friday, April 16, 2021

OUT AND ABOUT / FLORIDA COURIER

Grand view from the Grand Canyon Charles W. Cherry III (in black) and Chayla Cherry (in blue) enjoy the view 8,700 feet above the floor...

ISRAEL’S BENJAMIN NETANYAHU SPEAKS TO CONGRESS

‘It’s a very bad deal’ President Obama shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after a frosty meeting in the White House in October...

Poor, Black, ignored

Problems were years in the making BY NOAH BIERMAN AND JOSEPH TANFANI TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS BALTIMORE – Tanishia Lewis and her young children were filling...

Court clears way for lawsuits against banks

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A federal appeals court Tuesday said the city of Miami could pursue lawsuits alleging that three...

Bill looks to stop criminalizing the mentally ill

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A House panel on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill aimed at keeping Floridians with mental illnesses...

Playing doctor for real

Teen accused of giving medical advice BY KATE JACOBSON SUN SENTINEL / TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – A South Florida teenager is in jail after he played doctor...

Harriet Tubman is the ‘change’ for $20 bill

BY SAMANTHA MASUNAGA LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill, and Jackson will be...

Shut out yet again

Dems still won’t utilize Black businesses BY JOSH PETERSON URBAN NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – While Democrats scramble to secure the African-American community’s support post-Barack Obama, Black contractors...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

MJ’s birthday and election results Two years ago, the Florida Courier recognized Michael Jackson’s birthday (Aug. 29) and previewed the 2014 gubernatorial race between Rick...

Lights out

Voters kill anti-solar amendment BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A controversial solar-energy ballot initiative fell short of the 60 percent voter approval...