Thursday, August 6, 2020

Leander J. Shaw Jr. dies

State’s first Black chief justice was 85 COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – When Leander J. Shaw Jr. took the Florida Bar exam in 1960, he...

‘Baby Trump’ balloon is coming to Orlando for protests

SAMUEL BOIVIN/ABACA PRESS/TNS A Baby Trump balloon is seen in Paris on Nov. 11, 2018. BY STEVEN...

Slowly but surely, Chicago is sinking

Here’s what that  means for Lake Michigan and Midwest JOHN J. KIM/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS A stone...

Trump vows to not resign in the face of impeachment

OLIVIER DOULIERY/ABACA PRESS/TNS Protesters hold placards as President Donald Trump’s motorcade leaves the Trump National Golf Club on June 1 in...

Push is on to clear Marcus Garvey’s name

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF WASHINGTON – Nearly 100 years after a politically motivated criminal conviction on federal mail fraud charges – and on what...

Thoughts at large on Florida issues

Keep an eye on what’s going on in Sarasota, Florida.  A lawsuit filed in...

Health providers get guidance on vaping injuries

DREAMSTIME/TNS Vaping is inhaling (and exhaling) water vapor mixed with other substances, like nicotine or CBD oil. NEWS...

Graham launches campaign for governor

The former representative joins Gillum, King and Putnum in 2018 race BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham entered...

Broward superintendent faces cheers, scorn at forum

Blacks show support for Runcie at school safety meeting CARLINE JEAN/SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL/TNS Broward County School Superintendent...

All-day happy hour? Millions drinking while working at home

BY MARK PRICE THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/TNS Millions of Americans are drinking on the job as they work from home during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to multiple...