Monday, June 1, 2020

Zika toll continues to grow

COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Florida has added 10 new cases of the Zika virus, and the overall number of infections involving...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Black spending and a questionable death Three years ago, the Florida Courier reported that the $1 trillion spending power of Black America did not result...

A century in the making

African American museum finally opens COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – The National Museum of African American History and Culture may have started out...

SPARED

A Florida Supreme Court decision may decrease the number of convicted murderers the state will eventually put to death. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE...

E-cigarettes may help smokers kick the habit

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS The more that “vaping” – e-cigarettes – takes hold in England, the better the odds that smokers there...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Black poverty and 9/11 Five years ago, the Florida Courier reported on the 10th anniversary remembrances of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and...

Still on their mission

Champions follow hazing cases to the end BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER DAYTONA BEACH – Nearly five years have passed since Robert Champion died from a hazing...

IS SHE IN TROUBLE?

A Black pollster’s report (complete with typographical errors) leaked to the New York Times indicates that Black America’s youngest voters, including those in Florida,...

Obama nominates first Muslim-American federal judge

BY JOHN T. BENNETT CQ-ROLL CALL TNS WASHINGTON – President Obama’s nomination of a Washington, D.C.-based securities and fraud attorney to the federal bench would make...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

9/11 and hurricane season Eight years ago, multiple hurricanes made landfall in the U.S. every day for almost a month. The Florida Courier also remembered...