Wednesday, August 12, 2020

BLACK, BIG, ‘BAD’ – DEAD

Anger mounts in Oklahoma and North Carolina after cops shoot two Black men dead in separate incidents. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS CHARLOTTE, N.C. –...

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...

Racial categories a census dilemma

U.S. Census Bureau officials say the increasing diversity has prompted the agency’s most significant review yet of the way it asks Americans about their...

More than 1 million ballots already requested for November election

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA More than 1 million ballots have been requested for the November general election, according to the state Division of Elections....

Adoptions: A home for Joseph and Patrick

Editor’s note: This is a monthly series spotlighting Florida children who are waiting to be adopted. One Church One Child of Florida is a faith-based,...

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...