Wednesday, May 12, 2021

‘TRUTH ILLUMINATED’

Owners of the Black News Channel say they are ready to tell Black America’s story. BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER ORLANDO – It’s no secret that the...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

‘Criminal enterprises’ and a notable passing Seven years ago, the Florida Courier covered an anti-gang summit convened by then-State Attorney Bill McCollum, as well as...

Trump backers in Tally tout mail-in ballots, criticize Harris

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi implored Republican Party volunteers in Tallahassee to stress the positives of...

‘Unforgettable’ singer Natalie Cole dies at age 65

‘Unforgettable’ singer Natalie Cole dies at age 65 BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Natalie Cole, the Grammy winning singer and daughter of the legendary Nat King Cole,...

Equal Ground, Equal Vote Initiative

Black-led organization launches Park & Praise, a faith-based nonpartisan effort to educate and turn out Black voters across Florida. SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER EATONVILLE– Equal Ground...

State’s ‘Johnny Reb’ general returning home

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith is headed to retirement. The Florida House on Wednesday gave final approval...

770,000 votes at risk

Amendment 4 fight still on COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Accusing voting rights groups of “a grievous bait-and-switch,” lawyers for Gov. Ron DeSantis...

Bethune statue may grace the US Capitol

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, an educator and civil rights activist who founded what is now known...

One year later

Hurricane Michael’s impact remains  KEVIN SPEAR / ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS One year after Category 5 Hurricane...

Stimulus checks and rent help coming

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF After weeks of negotiation, Congressional leaders have agreed on a nearly $900 billion economic aid package that will give some relief...