Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Meade says ‘resolve strengthened’ after pardon decision

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE- After his bid for a pardon was blocked Wednesday, Florida felons’ voting-rights leader Desmond Meade said the decision...

No criminal charges in killing of Taylor

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS WIRE After 194 days, months of protests, and a $12 million civil settlement, the family of Breonna Taylor did not...

Remembering Gale Sayers

Hall of Fame running back dies at 77 BY RICH CAMPBELL AND FRED MITCHELL CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO — Gale Sayers, the dazzling Chicago Bears running back and...

A MATTER OF JUSTICE

A judicial battle looms with Ginsburg’s passing, and Black leaders fear the loss of civil rights gains. BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON AND HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, liberal lioness of the Supreme Court, dies

BY DAVID G. SAVAGE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who championed women’s rights — first as a trailblazing civil rights attorney who...

Super PAC urging campaigns to support Black businesses

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF America’s only Black conservative political action committee, BlakPAC, has instituted a national effort to help Blackowned businesses earn some of...

THE HIGH COST OF COVID-19

The virus is having a tougher financial impact on Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans than on Whites. BY JIM SAKSA AND MICHAEL MACAGNONE CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON —...

SLOW-MOVING STORM

Hurricane Sally rips through the Panhandle before heading north FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Hurricane Sally made landfall early Wednesday morning near Gulf Shores, Alabama as...

Senators introduce bill to keep daylight saving time

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE - Florida’s U.S. senators are making a new push for year-round daylight-saving time, this time tied to the coronavirus pandemic. Two...

Black SuperPAC calls on candidates, parties to spend millions with Black businesses

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF America’s leading Black conservative political action committee, BlakPAC, has instituted a national effort to help Black-owned businesses earn some of...