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 methods to fight mosquitoes have changed

BY ALEXIA FERNANDEZ LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS It’s not the fog of war, but it’s a war on bugs. And sometimes it’s fought with, well, fog. Recent...

More states turning to digital billboards to post alerts about disasters, emergencies

BY JENNI BERGAL STATELINE.ORG When a tornado was barreling toward Oklahoma City this month, some motorists may not have known of the possible danger. But if...

Mothers of the Moment

Women whose children died at the hands of police or because of gun violence give their testimonies and tell why they’re with Hillary Clinton. BY...

Financial planners: More minorities needed in industry

Advisers want Blacks to take more control of  retirement planning BY ERIN E. ARVEDLUND PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Among the country’s big Wall Street firms, senior-level African-Americans...

How much it costs to stock average family refrigerator

BY JODI O’CONNELL GOBANKINGRATES.COM/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Home refrigerators were originally used to store just a few perishable essentials like meat and milk. In fact, the first...

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...

What to enslaved Africans is the Fourth of July?

Editor’s Note: On July 5, 1852, anti-slavery crusader Frederick Douglass spoke at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Rochester,...

STEPPING OUT IN STYLE

COMPILED BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF When Michelle Obama stepped out with the president over the past eight years, her fashion choices elicited plenty of oohs and...

Sophisticated apps designed to make life a little easier

FAMILY FEATURES Just a generation ago, it was difficult to imagine a single palm-sized device that could serve as a phone, camera and day planner...

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