Monday, March 30, 2020

Coronavirus forces churches to live-stream services

WORSHIPPING AT A DISTANCE The music ministry sings to a nearly empty sanctuary at Epic Church International, a megachurch in New Jersey during the March...

‘No cash shortage’

Experts say there’s no reason to pull money out of banks BY AUSTIN WEINSTEIN CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/TNS There is no reason to stock up on cash, experts say,...

Surgeon General appeals for trust during NAACP conference call

BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE American life as usual has drastically come to a halt around the nation and world due to the coronavirus...

Coronavirus has claimed the lives of an infant and a teenager

BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Children are largely spared the worst effects of the coronavirus that has infected more than 200,000 people and killed nearly...

B-CU and Senator Bracy announce state’s investment in HBCUs

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University will be joined by Florida State Sen. Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) and host a press conference Friday, March 21...

Florida supervisors prepare for primary election with soap and sanitizer

BY ANA CEBALLOS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As Floridians head to the polls to cast in-person ballots in Tuesday presidential primary election, they...

CORONAVIRUS 101

An infectious diseases doctor answers questions about how its transmitted and why you shouldn’t panic. BY PATRICK M. O’CONNELL CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS There are many questions about the...

All-women naturalization ceremony held in Tampa

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2020 In celebration of Women’s History Month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services held an all-women naturalization ceremony at WMU-Cooley Law School’s...

BLACK-OWNED MEDIA ATTACKED

A building housing records and equipment belonging to the Daytona Times and Florida Courier newspapers, as well as the radio broadcasting facilities of WPUL...

COVID-19 outbreak now declared a pandemic

BY MARY ELLEN MCINTIRE CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a “pandemic.” “WHO has been assessing this...