THROUGH THE YEARS

Click here for a pictorial glance at the Obama family – from the first Black president’s Election Night rally 2008 to his farewell speech...

Youngsters have influence in back-to-school spending

BY LORRAINE MIRABELLA THE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE — Five-year-old Cayden Richey had one criterion for his new back-to-school shoes: They had to be fast. Shopping last week with...

Travel guide kept Blacks safe on Route 66

The Green Book that guided Blacks to lodging and other businesses decades ago is now helping historians better understand the African-American traveling experience. BY LOUIS...

Getting married? Beware of hidden wedding expenses

BY DANIELLE BRAFF CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Your wedding day is approaching, and you’ve budgeted for the dress, venue, music, invites and photographer. But there are plenty of...

STILL PLEADING OUR CAUSE

Media professionals considered the Florida Courier a dead man walking when it was launched as a statewide Black weekly newspaper on March 3, 2006....

Use of emojis: Is it another way to miscommunicate?

BY ROCHELLE OLSON STAR TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEW SERVICE Smiling eyes might by lying eyes. University of Minnesota researchers have found that anthropomorphic emojis, like language, can get lost...

Wells Fargo boosts sham-account settlement

Payout bumped to $142 million for affected customers BY JAMES RUFUS KOREN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to boost its...

Trend this fall is to ‘go your own way’

BY MELISSA MAGASAYSAY CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS For fall, fashion is breaking out of its typical trend cycle and embracing individuality. It’s a refreshing concept that seems to...

Handling their business on the court

MIAMI OPEN 2015 Serena. Venus. Sloane. How sisters are faring at Key Biscayne tournament FROM STAFF REPORTS It was a grueling battle against Sabine Lisicki but Serena...

Toddler schools Target clerk on doll choice

BY YESHA CALLAHAN THEROOT.COM Two-year-old Sophia was promised by her parents, Brandi and Nick Benner, that if she successfully pooped on her potty for a month,...

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