Venmo now used for more than paying friends

BY JAMES RUFUS KOREN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Mobile payment apps are easy ways for people to send money to each other — digital replacements for the...

The Florida Bar is not above the law

ROGER CALDWELL GUEST COMMENTARY The law license of Marie Henry, a Black female attorney, was suspended on March 31, 2015.  The evidence used to prosecute and...

How teens and smartphones are killing fashion retailers

Brick-and-mortar stores suffering as more young people prefer to shop online. BY SUZETTE PARMLEY PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Mipri Haye, a high school junior, is on Instagram...

Minneapolis man rose from fast-food worker to restaurant owner

BY NEAL ST. ANTHONY STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS — Starting out with a $3.35 per-hour job at Taco Bell is long odds for success. After all, the...

Wal-Mart goes small with pilot convenience stores

Quick-service sites open in Texas and Arkansas BY MARIA HALKIAS DALLAS MORNING NEWS/TNS CROWLEY, Texas – In a parking lot on Main Street in this nondescript town...

Retirement celebration to honor Liberty City’s iconic pastor

COMPILED BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Dr. Freeman T. Wyche Sr., a Miami-based spiritual icon, is retiring after 72 years in ministry and more than 38 years...

Barack Obama’s failed Black legacy

CLARENCE V. MCKEE, ESQ. GUEST COMMENTARY Barack Obama’s greatest legacy and accomplishment was being elected as the first Black president of the United States. For Black...

BLACK PRESS TOP 10 FOR 2016

The Trice Edney News Wire selects the Top 10 stories covered by the Black Press of America last year. FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE As...

Florida’s Finest – January 6, 2017

University of Florida defensive back Chauncey Gardner received the Outback Bowl’s MVP award after the Gators defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes 30-3 on Monday at...

WHO IS THIS MAN?

What kind of president will he be? Right now, no one knows. BY CATHLEEN DECKER LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS WASHINGTON – One week after Donald Trump won...

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