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...

Special nails can save roofs during storms

Grant program helping to secure homes in Alabama’s Africantown BY SARAH BREITENBACH STATELINE.ORG/TNS MOBILE, Ala. — New roofs are coming to Africatown, a hamlet of crumbling shotgun...

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...

Remembering Recy Taylor

A new documentary and Winfrey’s speech helps to spark renewed interest in the story of a Black Alabama woman gang-raped by White men in...

Abdul-Jabbar’s new memoir focuses on friendship with Wooden

BY ED SHERMAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS You will be hard-pressed to find photos on the front and back covers of a book that more vividly describe what...

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...

Retracing MLK’s footsteps

Walking in Memphis, visitors can experience the iconic Lorraine Motel and other sites BY JAY JONES CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Shortly after noon, as Sunday services...

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...

How to weather through unexpected events

FAMILY FEATURES As temperatures heat up across the country, it’s a reminder that severe weather – thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes – can strike at any...

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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