Monday, August 3, 2020

NOW WHAT?

Florida Courier publisher Charles W. Cherry II provides a partial list of next steps for Black America. BY CHARLES W. CHERRY II, ESQ. THE FLORIDA COURIER Now...

‘Standing your ground’ may get easier

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A controversial measure that would shift the burden of proof in “stand your ground” self-defense cases...

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY

Civil rights ‘royalty’ recognized On Feb. 1, the U.S. Postal Service will kick off 2017’s Black History Month with the issuance of the Dorothy Height...

Off to a quick start

Trump targets Obamacare, immigration COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump took a symbolic step aimed at his predecessor’s signature achievement on his first...

THE ERA ENDS

A reflective and optimistic Barack Obama walks away from the White House after a flurry of last-minute activity. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – President Barack...

‘Big Weed’ takeover?

Proposed rules favor existing growers BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Authors of Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana are...

NATIONWIDE MANHUNT ENDS

Alleged killer ‘severely arrested’ Murder suspect Markeith Loyd was escorted out of Orlando Police headquarters on Jan. 17 after being captured in Orlando for allegedly...

Lawson heads Visit Florida after ‘Pitbull’ shakeup

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA ORLANDO – Last week, the Visit Florida board appointed state Department of Business and Professional Regulation Secretary Ken...

WHAT’S IN IT FOR US?

As the state party rebuilds from its latest electoral shellacking, Black Democrats and Black-owned media outlets grill prospective leaders. BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER ORLANDO – The...

Dropping the mic

Obama gives farewell from Chicago hometown FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE CHICAGO – In a televised address before a passionate and exuberant Chicago audience, President...