‘Birth of a Nation’ meets box-office expectations

Controversy and mixed reviews could diminish Oscar prospects BY TRE’VELL ANDERSON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — Following the recent controversy around Fox Searchlight’s “The Birth of...

Voters approve solar tax break for businesses

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Primary-election voters Tuesday approved the expansion of a renewable-energy tax break that backers say will help...

Face your financial fears

Take action to save for retirement From Family Features Retirement is supposed to be a reward for decades of hard work, but if you haven’t planned...

MARCHING TO THE BANK

Following up on decades of community advocacy for Black financial institutions, the Black Lives Matter movement has energized a stream of Black Americans to...

Economy rebounds with hiring surge

287,000 jobs added in June but July repeat not expected BY DON LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON – The strong rebound in hiring last month, after almost...

‘Black-ish’ closes clever season with special ‘Good Times’ tribute

BY MARY MCNAMARA LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Kenya Barris’ decision to end the second season of “black-ish” with a loving spoof of Norman Lear’s...

Candidates to speak at Black political convention

Presidential forum will take place June 11 in Indiana GEORGE CURRY MEDIA WASHINGTON – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders have agreed...

Who owns that trademark?

Prince recovered the rights to the masters of his early music from Warner Brothers Records in 2014 as well as the legal right to...

How to navigate volatile markets for a secure retirement

FAMILY FEATURES Persistent and significant stock market swings, combined with shifting workplace structures and an outdated retirement benefit system, are profoundly impacting Americans’ ability to...

‘Classic Man’ passes away

Miller was top scholar, doctor, businessman BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF FORT LAUDERDALE – Dr. Frederick Vincent Miller, a Morehouse College graduate who became one of the...

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