Friday, October 30, 2020

We need you, John Lewis

When Rep. John Lewis announced Sunday night that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer,...

From breakfasts to festivals, MLK events abound statewide

BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER There are plenty of events across Florida for residents seeking to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King...
What you should know about The Base

What you should know about The Base

FBI: Neo-Nazi group was forming al-Qaida-like network BY CHARLES DUNCAN THE NEWS & OBSERVER (RALEIGH, N.C.)/TNS Police and federal agents around the country are investigating a...

City sues company over drug that went from $40 to $39,000

BY MERIS LUTZ THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA — The city of Marietta, Ga., has filed a class action lawsuit against a drug company after the price...

COVID-19 outbreak now declared a pandemic

BY MARY ELLEN MCINTIRE CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a “pandemic.” “WHO has been assessing this...

Trader Joe’s to eliminate packaging criticized as racist

BY HOWARD BLUME LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Trader Joe’s has responded to criticisms about its packaging by announcing that it is in the process of eliminating labels...

FROM FATHER TO FOOT SOLDIER

Since the murder of his youngest son, Ron Davis has become a national advocate for justice. BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Father’s Day celebrations are tough for...

Celebrities, family remember Natalie Cole at L.A. service

BY ANGEL JENNINGS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE LOS ANGELES — Venerated R&B singer Natalie Cole received a soulful send-off at funeral services Monday, with fellow musicians Stevie...

New law eases finding insurance beneficiaries

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a bill that supporters say will help make certain that people receive life-insurance...

Questions focus on gay rights around the globe

While progress has been made in the US, human rights advocates point out how sexual orientation or gender identity can lead to execution, imprisonment...