Monday, August 3, 2020

Muslims and Arab-Americans push voter registration

BY MICHAEL MATZA PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE PHILADELPHIA – Ez-Zohra Baidouri, 73, left Morocco in 1986, settled with her family in Northeast Philadelphia, and became a...

Orlando shooting spurs get-out-the-vote activism

BY KATE SANTICH ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – The Pulse gunman’s attack on a gay nightclub may have inspired a level of political activism that even the...

BLOWING MONEY FAST

Very little of the $12 billion spent in political advertising this year will find its way into Black hands. COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON...

SHIFTING RIGHT (PART 1)

Gov. Rick Scott is quietly reshaping Florida’s courts COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – As speculation turns to Gov. Rick Scott’s first Florida Supreme...

Laws on EBT cards, trafficking, spiny lobsters go into effect

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – County elections supervisors are up for pay raises, while penalties increase for trafficking in the modern...

More than 1 million ballots already requested for November election

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA More than 1 million ballots have been requested for the November general election, according to the state Division of Elections....

‘Our progress is on the ballot’

Obama reiterates why Blacks should vote for Clinton during speech at Congressional Black Caucus dinner. Editor’s note: This address was given by President Obama at...

Presidential prognoses

There’s a history of American presidents and presidential candidates keeping their medical issues from the public. BY MATT PEARCE LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE How much should...

IS SHE IN TROUBLE?

A Black pollster’s report (complete with typographical errors) leaked to the New York Times indicates that Black America’s youngest voters, including those in Florida,...

Black Caucus Foundation to host annual conference

Obama among speakers at 46th Annual Legislative Conference in D.C. TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE About 10,000 policymakers, activists, business executives and others are expected to gather...