Saturday, May 30, 2020

Atlanta mayor: Fatal shooting of Arbery a ‘lynching’

BY JEREMY REDMON ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms — floated as a possible running mate for Joe Biden — on Sunday called...

IS IT A WRAP?

Judge indicates he’ll pave the way for former felons to vote. BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A federal judge said Wednesday he intends...

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

The Florida Courier staff pays tribute to their moms with personal photos and narratives To the chairwoman of our board: Thanks for being our anchor...

‘The only thing she really had was the truth’

Legendary journalist and activist Ida B. Wells receives Pulitzer Prize citation BY MORGAN GREENE CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Ida B. Wells, the investigative journalist, civil rights crusader and legendary...

Prisons getting face masks amid virus outbreaks

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Department of Corrections was expected to get an influx of 1 million face masks by the end of the...

Diversity director gives job-search advice

Moffitt Cancer Center leader empowers others to find their path SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Cathy Grant serves as senior director of Moffitt Cancer Center’s Diversity...

Passing out masks and more

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF To help combat the spread of COVID-19, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition partnered with Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill and Onyx Magazine...

Biden demands justice in ‘jogging while Black’ killing in Georgia

BY DAVE GOLDINER NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Joe Biden is demanding justice in the case of a Black Georgia jogger who was shot and killed in...

Carnival plans Aug. 1 cruise launches as lawmakers investigate

BY JESSICA WEHRMAN CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS Three days after a U.S. House committee announced it would investigate the company’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, Carnival Cruise Line...

Michael Jackson estate wins appeal in Quincy Jones dispute

BY NANCY DILLON NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Michael Jackson’s estate is off the hook when it comes to most of the $9.4 million awarded to “Off...