Monday, July 13, 2020

A WINNING COMBINATION

Dolphins donation will help students excel   Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, Miami Dolphins President/CEO Tom Garfinkel and Dan Marino join Norland High School students in...

African diet reduces colon cancer risk for Black Americans

BY DAVID TEMPLETON PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE / TNS PITTSBURGH – When African-Americans and rural South Africans swapped diets for two weeks, they also swapped risk factors for...

A FLORIDA COURIER EXCLUSIVE

BICYCLING WHILE BLACK The overwhelming majority of traffic tickets from the Tampa Police Department for ‘illegal bicycling’ are issued to African-Americans. Editor’s note: The editors of...

Obama talks climate change in the Everglades

BY JENNY STALETOVICH AND PATRICIA MAZZEI MIAMI HERALD / TNS MIAMI – With a sawgrass prairie at his back and spring rain clouds darkening the sky,...

B-CU student drowns in Daytona Beach

School investigating hazing rumors BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS FLORIDA COURIER “He was my best friend.” Those were the first words Bethune-Cookman University student Devonte “Squirrel” Lampkin said to...

A Florida Courier exclusive: BICYCLING WHILE BLACK

The overwhelming majority of traffic tickets from the Tampa Police Department for ‘illegal bicycling’ are issued to African-Americans. Editor’s note: The editors of the Tampa...

‘WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW?’

Bethune-Cookman University’s sixth president believes he’s moving the school in the right direction, despite questions from alumni and others. BY JENISE GRIFFIN MORGAN FLORIDA COURIER DAYTONA BEACH...

Fewer gassed, less force

But will fewer inmates die? BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones plans to bar the use...

PERCY TYRONE SLEDGE / 1940-2015

‘Baby, please don’t treat me bad’ In this file photo, singer Percy Sledge performed at the Rock’ N’ Roll Hall of Fame’s 20th anniversary induction...

Florida activist honored for technology and social justice work

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON, D.C. – David Honig, a longtime civil rights activist and media advocate with deep ties to Florida, was honored for...