Saturday, October 31, 2020

It’s official: Harris named Biden’s running mate

BY EMILY DERUY THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. – After weeks of growing speculation, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden answered on Tuesday the most highly...

770,000 votes at risk

Amendment 4 fight still on COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Accusing voting rights groups of “a grievous bait-and-switch,” lawyers for Gov. Ron DeSantis...

RESTING IN POWER

Civil rights warriors C.T. Vivian and John Lewis – who both shed blood in the exercise of their constitutional rights as Black Americans –...

Republicans boost efforts to woo minority voters for Trump

BY MARIO PARKER BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS WASHINGTON — The Republican National Committee is working alongside President Donald Trump’s campaign to recruit Black, Latino and Asian-Pacific American voters...

Voting by mail underway for primary elections

Nearly 900 ballots had been cast Monday for the Aug. 18 primary elections from the more than 3.5 million vote-by-mail ballots sent to Florida...

THE SUPREMES GET INVOLVED

A battle over voting rights in Florida is playing out at the U.S. Supreme Court. At stake is the ability of hundreds of thousands...

Felons voting arguments scheduled in August

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A federal appeals court has scheduled oral arguments in a Florida voting-rights case that could open the door for hundreds of...

Voters can expect long lines and new rules this election

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Face shields, temperature checks and disposable pens are just some of the safeguards Florida officials plan to...

Presidential debate set for Oct. 15 in Miami

BY DOUGLAS HANKS DAVID SMILEY AND JOEY FLECHAS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts will host a presidential debate in...

THE SWORD OF THE BLACK PRESS

The 40-year-old Gantt Report, authored by trailblazing journalist/entrepreneur Lucius Gantt, is one of the longest-running newspaper columns in America. In an exclusive interview, he...