Monday, July 13, 2020

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...

‘The land of the free’

How our national anthem came to be BY DAVID NG LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS In 1931, Congress passed a bill to make “The Star-Spangled Banner” the...

Black Caucus Foundation to host annual conference

Obama among speakers at 46th Annual Legislative Conference in D.C. TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE About 10,000 policymakers, activists, business executives and others are expected to gather...

Wanted: More electricians, roofers, plumbers

New survey shows shortage of skilled construction workers BY KEVIN G. HALL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Construction companies no longer fret over finding work. They increasingly...

WINNERS, LOSERS

Here’s a quick summary of Tuesday’s election results involving Black candidates from around the state. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS Federal offices Attorney Pam Keith, a...

Obama commutes the prison sentences of 15 Floridians

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF As part of President Obama’s commitment to commute – reduce the severity of punishment – of people sentenced to long...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

MJ’s birthday and election results Two years ago, the Florida Courier recognized Michael Jackson’s birthday (Aug. 29) and previewed the 2014 gubernatorial race between Rick...

‘Keep telling the story’

Sharpton eulogizes Black journalist George E. Curry BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Editor's note: Click here to view a pictorial slideshow of Curry's homegoing...

JetBlue makes historic flight to Cuba

BY CHABELI HERRARA MIAMI HERALD/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – To a fanfare of Cuban music and a water canon salute, the first commercial flight to cross the...