Too many nursing homes unprepared

Tragedy at Hollywood has heightened focus on new federal disaster-planning rules, which homes must comply with by mid-November. BY JORDAN RAU KAISER HEALTH NEWS/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE It...

Morrison shares thoughts on race, history in ‘Others’

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Toni Morrison is a national – and international – treasure. As a senior editor at Random...

Gregory’s book breaks down Black history

BY JIM HIGGINS MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL/TNS Fairly and with a touch of humor, the late Dick Gregory describes himself and his purpose in the opening pages...

HURRICANE IRMA – Thank the meteorologists for lives spared

Forecasting, satellite monitoring and government planning have dramatically improved in recent decades. BY MATT PEARCE, MOLLY HENNESSY-FISKE AND EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NAPLES – During a...

Cruise lines shorten some trips, cancel others

BY HUGO MARTIN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Hurricane Irma has put a temporary halt to operations at Florida’s usually bustling cruise ports, forcing cruise companies to cancel...

Courthouse keeps Emmett Till’s memory alive

An all-White male jury acquitted two men for the murder of the teen 62 years ago this month. BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE The Emmett...

Blacks & Gettysburg

Visit to Pennsylvania town offers a glimpse of history and how African-Americans played a role in it. BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The...

Black Lives Matter: Where did it go?

One of the movement’s founders answers questions about its impact and future. BY ANN. M. SIMMONS AND JAWEED KALEEM LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS To supporters, it is a respectable...

Is ‘Cat in the Hat’ racist? Professor thinks so

BY JOHN MURAWSKI NEWS & OBSERVER/TNS A half-century after the civil rights movement, the share of school children in this country who are not White has...

10 guiding principals to combat hate

Experts estimate that there are more than 260,000 hate incidents per year in the US. This information is special to the Trice Edney News Wire...

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