Home » 2015 » November (Page 3)
10 African-American cookbooks you need to know

10 African-American cookbooks you need to know

BY BILL DALEY CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) Toni Tipton-Martin was a food writer at the Los Angeles Times when she gazed at the cookbooks in the newspaper’s test kitchen and wondered: “Where are all the Black cooks?” She decided to find out. Now, after years of research and amassing an impressive collection of more than 300 […]

Festive, flavorful gifts

Festive, flavorful gifts

From Family Features Food is a gift from the heart. It’s one-size-fits-all, and you don’t need to fight the crowds at the mall or worry about blowing your budget. Whether for holiday presents or hostess gifts, receiving something homemade is truly what the season is about: sharing comfort and good cheer. For a festive twist […]

A Centerpiece for the Celebration

A Centerpiece for the Celebration

From Family Features As family gathers around the table, a fragrant, beautifully plated main dish is the focal point of any holiday meal. A richly flavored pork or beef dish that looks as good as it tastes will have guests passing their plates for more. Whether your tastes lean toward a succulent pork crown roast […]

WHAT’S OUR RESPONSE?

WHAT’S OUR RESPONSE?

America will do more of the same against ISIL, according to President Obama. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS WASHINGTON – The Paris terror attacks yielded fresh urgency in Washington over the need to defeat the Islamic State, but no clear strategy emerged amid warnings from both the government and the militant group that the […]

2015-16 NBA SEASON

2015-16 NBA SEASON

Sports continue around the state The Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, top, went to the basket in a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves in Miami on Tuesday. Sports fans can attend college and pro football and basketball games and pro hockey matches all around Florida. (DAVID SANTIAGO/EL NUEVO HERALD/TNS)

Senator looks to keep ‘stand your ground’ change alive

Senator looks to keep ‘stand your ground’ change alive

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A senator sponsoring a National Rifle Association-backed change to the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law intends to try to keep the proposal alive after a similar measure died in the House. Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, said Wednesday he will continue to push his […]

Don’t sell students short

Don’t sell students short

Collegians find new power in protests BY THOMAS CURWEN, JASON SONG AND LARRY GORDON LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS If the University of Missouri was the spark, then the fire didn’t take long to spread. Since the resignation of its president and chancellor Nov. 10, protesters have organized at more than 100 colleges and universities […]

From the mouths of babes

From the mouths of babes

Before we get into this week’s column, I’d like to first say my prayers go out to all of the families whose loved ones and/or family members were injured or killed in the recent terrorist bombings in Paris, France. Anyone that tells you the best way to please Allah or God is for you to […]

FAMU announces self-imposed sanctions for NCAA violations

FAMU announces self-imposed sanctions for NCAA violations

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER TALLAHASSEE – Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced self-imposed penalties and other sanctions due to the identification of violations of secondary NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) rules during previous academic years. The announcement was made Monday by Athletic Director Milton Overton. After an internal investigation by the university and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference […]

GOP legislators want to crack down on state’s ‘sanctuary cities’

GOP legislators want to crack down on state’s ‘sanctuary cities’

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A group of Republican state lawmakers want Florida to crackdown on cities and counties that provide “sanctuary” for individuals illegally in the country. In one of a series of bills outlined Tuesday, government officials could face fines up to $5,000 a day for enacting policies […]