Sunday, May 16, 2021

Serena withdraws from Miami Open tennis tourney

COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS The Miami Open’s star-packed field will be missing one marquee name. World No. 1 Serena Williams announced late Tuesday afternoon...

Markeith Loyd allegedly kicked, punched by Orlando cops

  BY CHRISTAL HAYES ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS ORLANDO — As officers watched Markeith Loyd crawl toward them from the Carver Shores house he had been hiding...

Hollywood changes streets named after Confederate generals

BY ALEXANDRIA BORDAS MIAMI HERALD / TNS HOLLYWOOD – In a contentious meeting spanning three hours, the Hollywood (Florida) City Commission voted Monday night to begin...

Florida better prepared on Andrew anniversary

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With Thursday marking the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew pounding Miami-Dade County, the state’s top emergency-management official said the...

Blame B-CU’s trustees for financial crisis

BY JL CARTER SR. / HBCU DIGEST Bethune-Cookman University Interim President Hubert Grimes announced that the university has filed a lawsuit against former President Edison...

KNOW YOUR STATUS

About 15 percent of Americans with HIV don’t know they’re infected, report says BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS ATLANTA – Half of the Americans...

‘Tell Them We Are Rising’

New film showcases FAMU, other HBCUs SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – On Jan. 26, Florida A&M University (FAMU) will partner with WFSU Public Media (licensed...

FOLLOWING MASSA’S ORDERS

A handful of Black Democratic members of Congress condemn Minister Louis Farrakhan, ironically at the request of the Republican Jewish Coalition. BY RICHARD B. MUHAMMAD...

New Cuba leader, same old problems

Making changes Castro stronghold a daunting task for progressive president. A classic American car taxi takes tourists...

Speaking though the music

MOREHOUSE COLLEGE / 152ND ANNIVERSARY As part of Morehouse College’s annual Founders’ Week activities,...