MIAMI — Three Miami-Dade firefighters were struck by a cast-iron bathtub that fell when the second floor of a burning home collapsed Monday, fire rescue said
WASHINGTON — The Architect of the Capitol settled a lawsuit brought by Anthony Green, a Black maintenance mechanic, who alleged he found a noose hanging from equipment he was assigned to inspect and was called racial slurs by white colleagues.
PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the ruling that overturned Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, arguing in a petition Monday, Nov. 29 that a dangerous precedent could be set if press releases are treated as immunity agreements.
A new scholarship program intended to serve as reparations for the racially motivated 1920 Ocoee massacre could see an expansion during the 2022 legislative session.
A proposal that would allow juveniles who have completed diversion programs to have nonjudicial arrest records expunged for any offense except a forcible felony is moving swiftly through the Senate.
President Joe Biden cautioned Americans not to panic as omicron, the latest COVID-19 variant, threatens to further stall recovery from the nearly two-year-old pandemic.
On Saturday morning, more than 100 Florida A&M Rattlers packed charter buses from the university’s Bragg Stadium in Tallahassee for a six-hour ride to Hammond, Louisiana, to support the football team as they faced off against the Southeastern Louisiana Lions in the FCS playoff game.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Carrie Meek, the grandchild of a slave and a sharecropper's daughter who became one of the first Black Floridians elected to Congress since Reconstruction, died Sunday. She was 95.
Busy signals. Long waits on hold. Conflicting messages about required documentation and eligibility. And what seems like endless limbo before finding out whether money is on the way.
Hearty snacks, seasonal sides, flavorful main dishes and tantalizing desserts all complement one another perfectly for holiday celebrations among loved ones. This year, when planning your menu, be sure to consider recipes that keep family and friends content from the moment they hang up thei…
Gordon Parks was the first Black photographer hired by Life magazine. He was a pioneering photo-journalist, a film director (“Shaft,” “The Learning Tree”), a bestselling novelist and a composer.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — All three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were convicted of murder Wednesday in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial injustice.
Florida A&M University (FAMU) defeated Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) 46-21 in the Florida Blue Florida Classic at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Nov. 20.
FORT LAUDERDALE — A judge on Monday officially exonerated four young African American men of the false accusation that they raped a white woman seven decades ago, making partial and belated amends for one of the greatest miscarriages of justice of Florida's Jim Crow era.
KENOSHA, Wis. — Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the nation's debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice.
WASHINGTON — Pfizer asked U.S. regulators on Nov. 16 to authorize its experimental pill for COVID-19, setting the stage for a likely launch this winter of a promising treatment that can be taken at home.
INDIANAPOLIS — A judge has rescinded the appointment of a public defender for a Black activist who alleges he was assaulted by a group of white men who threatened to lynch him.
TALLAHASSEE – Nine cities on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging part of a controversial new protest law that gives the governor and Cabinet the authority to override local governments’ decisions about police spending, arguing the measure unconstitutionally “strips municipalities of budgetse…
FORT LAUDERDALE — Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick is the official winner of South Florida’s 20th Congressional District Democratic primary.
WASHINGTON — More than 100 federal prison workers have been arrested, convicted or sentenced for crimes since the start of 2019, including a warden indicted for sexual abuse, an associate warden charged with murder, guards taking cash to smuggle drugs and weapons, and supervisors stealing pr…
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Days after an attorney representing one of the men charged in Ahmaud Arbery’s death called on Black pastors to be banned from the courtroom, the Rev. Jesse Jackson walked in and took a seat.
On Nov. 6, the Florida Memorial University won its first-ever homecoming football game, defeating Webber International University 34-31 at the Nathaniel “Traz’’ Powell Stadium in Miami.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) football divisional races continued to tighten after the past round of regular season games.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The first Glynn County police officer who responded to Ahmaud Arbery’s fatal shooting was seconds away when Travis McMichael opened fire with his 12-gauge shotgun, killing the 25-year-old in the middle of the road.
BRADENTON — A Southwest Florida man photographed with Nancy Pelosi’s lectern during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot is scheduled to take a plea deal later this month.
A lot has changed about secondary education since the pandemic began nearly two years ago. Classes stopped and started, many colleges shifted to online courses, loan repayment paused and some schools shuttered altogether.
The Florida Board of Education has scheduled a meeting next week to consider a U.S. Department of Education complaint seeking to prevent Florida from withholding funds from school districts that received federal money to cover school board members’ salaries.
The Florida Blue Florida Classic is more than a football game between Florida’s two largest historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
TALLAHASSEE – Florida, Georgia and Alabama asked a federal appeals court Monday to put on hold a Biden administration rule that would require tens of millions of workers nationwide to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $2.5 million settlement for two families suing over the unauthorized sharing of photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash, in which their loved ones also were killed.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Facebook said it will shut down its face-recognition system and delete the faceprints of more than 1 billion people amid growing concerns about the technology and its misuse by governments, police and others.
- Officials: 3 firefighters hit by falling bathtub from a burning home
- Pioneer Black golfing champ Lee Elder dies at 87
- An unwelcoming atmosphere for Rattlers at FCS playoff game
- Architect of the Capitol settles lawsuit alleging racist insults
- Cosby prosecutors ask Supreme Court to review case
- Gas prices set to fall because of new variant
- ‘We are scared every day’
- Expansion pitched for Ocoee scholarship program
- Rattlers lose playoff game; target of racial slurs while in Louisiana
- Dr. Walter Smith, former FAMU president, dies at 86
- THE STRESS OF DEALING WITH COVID-19
- Renters angry over long delays for emergency assistance money
- Former Congresswoman Carrie Meek dies at 95
- Dr. Walter Smith, former FAMU president, dies
- State sets rules for caregivers of medical marijuana patients
- Activists battle environmental injustice, health disparities
- Biden: Omicron cause for concern but not panic
- Black News Channel wants to give a voice to an underserved audience
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