New Toni Morrison book deals with skin color, child abuse

BOOK REVIEW Review of “God Help the Child: A Novel.’’ By Toni Morrison.  Alfred A. Knopf. 178 pp.  $24.95. BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The...

Explore Gainesville beyond the campus life

The home of the Gators also is an idyllic place to commune with nature, soak up some culture. BY TOD CAVINESS ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) From the highway...

Breaking barriers

Barack Obama is the first African-American president of the United States. Click here for a look at other firsts for American Blacks in politics and...

WINNERS, LOSERS

Here’s a quick summary of Tuesday’s election results involving Black candidates from around the state. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS Federal offices Attorney Pam Keith, a...

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...

Report: Nearly half of young Black men in Chicago not working

EURWEB A report released by the UIC Great Cities Institute is truly troubling. Forty-seven percent of 20-24 year old Black men in Chicago were not in...

Harvard professor examines history of mass incarceration in new book

BOOK REVIEW - Review of “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.’’ By Elizabeth...

Former FLOTUS goes natural

COURTESY OF EURWEB.COM The Internet is pretty much giving Michelle Obama a standing ovation after a photo popped up online showing the former FLOTUS rocking...

Nearly a third of US teens use electronics to cheat

BY SHARON NOGUCHI MERCURY NEWS/TNS U.S. teenagers think they are savvy about cybersecurity — so much that nearly one-third skirt school safeguards to access banned content...

THE FLORIDA CLASSIC

Bragging rights again for B-CU Wildcats trounce Rattlers in game that brings together rivals, friends, families BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Neither threat of rain nor traffic jams...

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