GETTING LOOSE AT CARNIVAL 2015

The energy of thousands of masqueraders moving to the beat of bone-rattling soca music makes Miami Broward One Carnival one of Florida’s most distinctive...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Trayvon, the ‘Gunshine State’ and MLK Four years ago, the Florida Courier featured a front-page publisher commentary on Trayvon Martin’s death and commemorated the April...

‘OUR HERO’

Crusading Black journalist George E. Curry was celebrated during a rousing homegoing service in his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama before being interred in a...

A NEW ERA FOR SOUL FOOD

Some African-Americans have adapted new approaches to cooking, which leads to better health and living longer. Editor’s note: This is the second installment on the...

McDonald’s drops sponsorship of Olympics

BY ROBERT CHANNICK CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS McDonald’s and the International Olympic Committee are ending a long-standing commercial partnership three years early. The fast-food company is leaving the Olympics’...

B-CU and EWC have games in Florida this weekend

Bethune-Cookman University faces Savannah State at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in Daytona Beach. More info: BCUathletics.com Edward Waters College (EWC) will play Ava Maria...

TRANSFER OF POWER

As a new group of Florida’s political leadership takes the reins of the state, Black Floridians ‒ including supporters of President...

THEY TOOK DORIAN SERIOUSLY

Here’s a look at how Floridians prepared over the past week as the hurricane slowly edged the east coast.

FLAG ISN’T ONLY REMINDER OF RACIST PAST

South Carolina’s history includes a revered former governor who hated, prosecuted Blacks. COMPILED BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Just yards from the place where the controversial Confederate...

YEAR IN REVIEW

At the top of their game in 2015 From the students at the University of Missouri to the Black women at the Emmys, these people...

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