'Am I next?' Delray Beach tennis star Coco Gauff asks about killings of black Americans
Without uttering a word, the teenage tennis superstar Coco Gauff of Delray Beach has delivered a dramatic statement about killings of African Americans.Gauff, 16, posted a powerful video Friday on the TikTok video app in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, who was killed last week by a Minneapolis police officer.As dramatic music begins playing, Gauff, who is wearing a black hoodie, turns slowly to the camera as words appear on the screen explaining, “This is why I am using my voice to fight against racism.”Images of African-Americans killed in recent years, some at the hands of police...
Editorial: Is Gov. Ron DeSantis rigging Florida's COVID-19 numbers?
Gov. Ron DeSantis fired the woman who oversaw Florida’s much-praised COVID-19 dashboard. He calls it a “nonissue.” He’s wrong.Rebekah Jones’ website drew praise from President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force for allowing Floridians easy access to information about the virus. Now she’s out of a job, and there are many questions.Florida Today was first to report that Jones had been fired, not just removed from her position with the Florida Department of Health. Jones told a West Palm Beach television station that she lost her job because she refused to “manually change data to drum up supp...