Monday, July 13, 2020

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Florida’s Black beaches; back to school Nine years ago, the Florida Courier featured a series of articles on state beaches that were racially segregated, but...

Guns over hair

Gun dealers have no state oversight BY MARY SHANKLIN AND CHARLES MINSHEW ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS ORLANDO – Florida’s barbers, construction workers and talent agents face tougher...

Tampa woman becomes 25th national president of Jack and Jill

Joli Cooper-Nelson of Tampa recently was elected the 25th national president of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. at its 42nd convention in Palm...

TWO SIMONES, MUCH RESPECT

Texas swimmer wins two golds and two silvers STORIES BY CHAREAN WILLIAMS FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM/TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE RIO DE JANEIRO – When Simone Manuel woke up on...

WE DO HAVE CHOICES

Florida’s Black Republicans, Bernie Sanders fans and non-party-affiliated voters have choices other than Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Here’s brief info on two credible...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Obama defends his record; the London Olympics Four years ago, the Florida Courier reported on President Obama’s speech to the National Urban League, which focused...

Out of control

Baltimore PD ‘routinely’ discriminates BY KEVIN RECTOR THE BALTIMORE SUN / TNS BALTIMORE – Baltimore police routinely violated the constitutional rights of residents by conducting unlawful stops...

Black farmers continue plow against USDA

Complaints continue about land being seized, families driven from land BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE For more than two decades, Black farmers have driven...

‘POWER CONCEDES NOTHING…

…without a demand,’ said Frederick Douglass in 1857. After criticism from established civil rights organizations, Black Lives Matter-affiliated groups finally put forth a list...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Black farmers and the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Six years ago, the Florida Courier reported Black farmers’ efforts to settle a long-standing lawsuit against the U.S....