Sunday, July 12, 2020

Pandemic tightens grip on US, setting reopened states reeling

MARGARET NEWKIRK, JONATHAN LEVIN AND MICHELLE FAY CORTEZ BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS The COVID-19 pandemic, which set records for infections and hospitalizations across the U.S. on Wednesday,...

Presidential debate set for Oct. 15 in Miami

BY DOUGLAS HANKS DAVID SMILEY AND JOEY FLECHAS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts will host a presidential debate in...

B-CU could follow FAMU and leave MEAC for SWAC

BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University could also be switching athletic conferences. It was announced last week that the school’s Board of Trustees were meeting to...

Rayshard Brooks eulogized in Atlanta

A SEASON OF MOURNING The casket of Rayshard Brooks is taken out of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Tuesday following his funeral service. The...

MEMORIALIZING HER NAME

NASA names Washington headquarters after its first Black female engineer, Mary W. Jackson. SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER NASA Administrator Jim Bridgestone announced Wednesday that the...

Black workers more likely to face retaliation for raising virus concerns

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE As more corporations jump into the fray, offering statements of support for African Americans in the aftermath of the police...

A SALUTE TO COURIER MEN

This Father’s Day, the Florida Courier recognizes its male staffers. Some are dads, some are father figures. We salute them for their dedication to...

MARCHING AND CYCLING FOR JUSTICE

Protests ‘elevate voices’ in Miami’s historically Black neighborhoods A Urban Mass Bicycle Ride for Justice was held on June 14 in Miami’s Overtown. Hundreds participated,...

Murder charge for Atlanta cop who shot Brooks

BY ZACHARY HANSEN AND CHRISTIAN BOONE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA – The former Atlanta police officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks was charged Wednesday with felony...

NOT ANOTHER SHUTDOWN

Despite surging COVID-19 cases statewide, the governor says Florida needs to stay the course on reopening its economy and activities. BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF...