Friday, October 30, 2020

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....

Report: Blacks have longer wait time to vote

In Miami-Dade, 85 percent of voters had voting wait times that averaged 73 minutes after the polls closed. TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Black voters wait longer...

White women’s support of Trump still a thorny issue

BY HANNAH ALLAM TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — In a small clearing amid the busloads of protesters in Washington Saturday, a group of activists held up...

State House apologizes for abuse, racism

School and law enforcement atrocities cited FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – On Tuesday, the Florida House of Representatives recognized and apologized for the state...

Understanding Ramadan

The month of fasting brings Muslims closer to God and family BY ERIN HEGARTY CHICAGO TRIBUNE/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Not one bite of food or...

FLORIDA COURIER / OUT AND ABOUT

A stop along the way After stopping in Abilene, Kansas during a cross-country trip, Chayla Cherry and Charles W. Cherry III read the inscriptions on...

Wrong side of tracks meant devastation in Houston

The difference between losing nothing and everything depended on what side of the Union Pacific railroad path you lived on. BY NOLAN HICKS AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN/TNS HOUSTON –...

Bias in plea bargains may contribute to mass incarceration of Blacks

BY GINA BARTON MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL/TNS MILWAUKEE – While the U.S. Constitution gives people accused of crimes the right to a jury trial, the reality is...

A week after the California mudslides, Trump sends condolences

BY SARAH D. WIRE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Nearly a week after horrific mudslides hit California’s Central Coast and killed at least 20 people, President...
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ANOTHER TEMPER TANTRUM

Donald Trump walks out of shutdown talks when Democrats reject funds for his border wall. BY JENNIFER HABERKORN...