RETRACING THE STEPS

‘Bloody Sunday’ marchers recall pains of the past and the present BY VERN SMITH TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE A day after President Barack Obama walked across the...

An Americana Christmas in Lancaster County

December brings forth the enchantment of the holidays at this popular travel destination in Pennsylvania. BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER A wounded Philadelphia...

PEDRO PORTAL/EL NUEVO HERALD/MCT

A ‘godfather’ dies, and the state plays games Four years ago, the Florida Courier noted the death of Chuck Brown, the “Godfather” of the Washington,...

SPARED

A Florida Supreme Court decision may decrease the number of convicted murderers the state will eventually put to death. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE...

A Decade of Dreams

For 10 years, Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine have partnered with Walt Disney World to host the Disney Dreamers Academy. Florida was well-represented with...

Plenty to see and do along Route 66

Hotels, eateries and museums offer a glimpse of history along the ‘Mother Road.’ BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER With the advent of Henry...

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...

SUNSHINE, FUN TIMES, TASTY TREATS

…AND STEPHANIE MILLS! JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2019 IS NOW IN THE BOOKS After decades of performing...

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity’s Tampa youth group wins top award at Conclave

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER The youth organization of the Tampa chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity received the Southern Region Outstanding Chapter Award at the...

Tampa law school students volunteer at foster-care facility on MLK Day

Students, faculty and staff from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus honored the life and work of Dr. Martin...

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