Saturday, October 31, 2020

Obama endorses Biden for president

BY CHRIS SOMMERFELDT AND DAVE GOLDINER NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Barack Obama emerged from political hibernation Tuesday and endorsed Joe Biden for president, giving the presumptive...

State continues to lag in census

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With a Sept. 30 deadline looming, Florida continues to lag behind much of the nation in responding to the U.S. census....

‘THE LEAST EXPENSIVE NEGRO’

A Black media owner sues the Rev. Al Sharpton and civil rights organizations for allegedly providing cover for discrimination against Black-owned media, and says...

Black jobless rate inches back up

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The August unemployment rate was 5.1 percent for a seven-year low, but the jobless rate for African-Americans went in the opposite...

DEATH, UNCERTAINTY, OPPORTUNITY

The unexpected death of U.S. Supreme Court justice may have far-reaching impact, both legally and politically. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – President Obama will select...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Yolanda King dies; birthday of Malcolm X (Shabazz) Nine years ago, the Florida Courier remembered the May 19 birthday of Black activist El Hajj Malik...

A show of unity on LGBT rights

Gay advocates say the House sit-in is one sign of the vocal, public support for equality now coming from African-American and Latino lawmakers. BY ANNA...

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,...

Active 2016 hurricane season officially ends

BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida ended its 2016 hurricane season Wednesday, marking the first time in more than a decade that the...

Hospital bill for gun injuries is $730 million a year

BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Americans paid more than $6.6 billion over eight years to care for victims of gun violence, according to...