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New diagnosis: ‘Post-election stress disorder’

New diagnosis: ‘Post-election stress disorder’

Mental health professionals report a stream of patients coming in with anxiety and depression related to —  or worsened by — the blast of daily news on the Trump administration. BY JENNY GOLD KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS Wally Pfingsten has always been a news junkie. But since President Donald Trump was elected, he’s been so anxious […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month with a little inspiration

Celebrating Women’s History Month with a little inspiration

By Alex Kline/McClatchy-Tribune As March is now upon us, we celebrate Women’s History Month and commemorate the amazing ladies who took women from having no legal existence to being political leaders. The field is as vast as it is diverse, with martyrs, astronauts, poets and first ladies filling the outspoken — and at times shocking […]

Black actors make history at the Academy Awards

Black actors make history at the Academy Awards

BY YESHA CALLAHAN THEROOT.COM Mahershala Ali literally set the tone for the evening as he walked onstage to accept the first award of the night. Ali, who won for best supporting actor in “Moonlight,’’ made history as he became the first Muslim actor to ever win an Academy Award. “I want to thank my teachers, […]

A blended take on family favorites

A blended take on family favorites

From Family Features It’s not always easy to create meals that are both nutritious and satisfying. Managing intake of added sugar and saturated fat takes effort and planning, but transforming your favorite recipes into more nutritious family meals can be simpler than you imagined. The nutrient-dense mushroom masterfully bridges that divide, offering rich and meaty […]

Book tells what it took for Blacks to get and keep land

Book tells what it took for Blacks to get and keep land

BOOK REVIEW Review of A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland.  By Sydney Nathans. Harvard University Press. 313 pp.  $29.95 DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Long after the Civil War ended and slavery was abolished, Paul and Jim Hargis continued to work on the plantation near Greensboro, Alabama owned by […]

Teens win computers for their ‘Big Idea’

Teens win computers for their ‘Big Idea’

Computer Mentors Group of Tampa held its annual Teen Business Challenge Feb. 18 and 19 at the Ybor City campus of Hillsborough Community College. The challenge is an annual event where teens challenge themselves over a weekend of creation, competition and community. Teens submit applications for entry and are then nominated by their mentors, guided […]