Wednesday, May 12, 2021

53 years After MLK’s death, children of civil rights icons fight voter suppression

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Fifty-three years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, the slain civil rights icon's legacy is easily seen...

‘Unsafe’ driving speed caused Tiger’s accident

BY PETER SBLENDORIO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Tiger Woods is “grateful” and focused on his recovery from a serious SUV crash after officials determined the collision...

Florida Senate scales back plan to close four prisons

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Senate is easing back on a plan to shutter and demolish four state prisons, agreeing...

REMEMBERING FLORIDA’S POLITICAL GIANT

Congressman Alcee Hastings, who died on April 6 after battling cancer, is hailed as a civil rights icon who lived with an indelible fighting...

Longtime Congressman Alcee Hastings dies at 84

BY ANTHONY MAN SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS Congressman Alcee Hastings, whose life was marked by perseverance, calamity and a comeback, has died. He was 84. Hastings crusaded...

THE LIFE OF A COVID LONG-HAULER

A former ‘American Idol’ contestant from Florida shares how the symptoms continue to linger long after he was cleared of the virus. BY STEPHANIE CLAYTOR FLORIDA...

Social media seizes on ‘angry Black man’ exchange during Chauvin trial

BY LIBOR JANY STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS — Twitter briefly erupted Tuesday when a Black man who witnessed George Floyd’s dying moments took the stand after Derek...
Rep. Matt

GOP’s Gaetz investigated over sexual relationship

BY MICHAEL BALSAMO, ERIC TUCKER AND ALAN FRAM ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent conservative in Congress and a close ally of...
Trophy

It’s down to Baylor, Gonzaga, Houston and UCLA

THE FINAL FOUR Players put their hands on the trophy as UCLA Bruins guard Tyger Campbell (10) hoists it above his head after defeating Michigan...

Prominent B-CU alum: Don’t consider insiders for presidency

  BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DAYTONA BEACH – Attorney Reginald E. Moore, an active longtime alumnus of Bethune-Cookman University, thinks he knows what’s necessary...