Sanford Residents Worried about their City’s Future

Sanford, Fla. residents are worried about impact of George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict on their city (Photo by Duane Fernandez for the Florida Courier). By James Harper Special to the NNPA from the Florida Courier SANFORD, FLA. – Now that George Zimmerman has been found not Read More


Police Chief in Florida Tries to Ease Old Tensions

[New York Times] SANFORD, Fla. — Within days of becoming the police chief in this small city outside Orlando, Cecil E. Smith began to see clearly the scope of the challenges he faced. There were grumblings within the Police Department’s ranks: at least one supervisor Read More


To Be Equal: Trayvon Martin: One Year Later

By Marc Morial NNPA Columnist     “We’re here to let the community, and particularly teenagers, know that they have a right to walk in peace without being followed, without being harmed and without being killed.” – Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin   A Read More