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...

OPERATION ORGANIZATION

Plan your way to success this school year From Family Features Each new school year can feel like getting caught in a whirlwind of activity. Before...

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...

SURVIVOR’S STORY: They were trying to kill me

Hip-hop artist describes beating in Charlottesville that left him with head wound, other injuries BY DAVID S. CLOUD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — As a gang...

Farrakhan to headline family summit in Atlanta

A Family Summit and Conference featuring Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan is Aug. 25-27 in Atlanta. The three-day summit and conference is centered on...

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...

Rice reflects on the state of democracy

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER A staunch supporter of Poland’s Solidarity Movement, Lane Kirkland, the head of the AFL-CIO, proclaimed in...

The summer of our discontent

Trump’s troubled presidency prompts a look at other political heat waves. BY DAVID GOLDSTEIN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON – The nation’s capital hasn’t seen a summer like...

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...

Will Packer’s ‘Black America’

The FAMU graduate and Hollywood producer has found success with mostly Black casts. One of his new projects is an Amazon alternate history drama. BY...

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