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“Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance’’ by Mia Bay. Harvard University Press. 391 pages. $35.  BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER “Personal liberty consists in the power of locomotion, of changing situation, or removing one’s person to whatever places one’s inclination may direct, without restraint,” Supreme Court Justice John […]

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Joseph Hatchett, whose groundbreaking career included becoming the first Black justice on the Florida Supreme Court, died Friday, April 30, at age 88, the Supreme Court announced on May 1. Hatchett was appointed to the Supreme Court by Gov. Reubin Askew in 1975 and served until […]

Izai Dominguez with Hansen Bros Fence adds barbed wire to the chain-link fence and concrete barriers around the Hennepin County Government Cen…

BY CHAO XIONG STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS – The attorney for former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged in George Floyd’s death, faced skepticism Monday from Minnesota Court of Appeals judges as he argued that his client should not be charged with third-degree murder. The court heard arguments from Special Attorney for the State […]