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Tax tips for boomers taking required minimum IRA distributions

Tax tips for boomers taking required minimum IRA distributions

BY ERIN ARVEDLUND PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS President Trump turned 70 last year. If he, like some of his fellow Americans, has an individual retirement account, he must take the first required minimum distribution from his IRA by April 1. This year, the oldest U.S. baby boomers — born starting in mid-1946, like Trump (June 14) — […]

Honor and Respect

Honor and Respect

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Miami Dolphins re-sign legendary players

Miami Dolphins re-sign legendary players

The Miami Dolphins announced Wednesday the re-signing of quarterbacks Bob Griese and Dan Marino, wide receiver Nat Moore, guard Larry Little, defensive end/linebacker Kim Bokamper and cornerback Sam Madison. Each player signed a contract and will officially retire as members of the Miami Dolphins. According to a press release, the six former players were added […]

Author shares personal story in book on obesity

Author shares personal story in book on obesity

An Orlando author is sharing her personal story about dealing with a family member’s obesity in her book, “Thru Thick & Think, Facing Obesity Thru the Eyes of a Loved One.’’ In the book, Dana M. Rosser shares her personal journey of falling in love with, and marrying a man who was morbidly obese. As […]

Black history in Philly

Black history in Philly

From Mother Bethel to the Marian Anderson Residence Museum, there’s a wealth of early African-American history in this historic city. SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER PHILADELPHIA – As U.S. history is African-American history, Philadelphia history is African-American history. The city is home to the founding church of the African Methodist Episcopal denomination (201-year-old Mother Bethel […]

Making their mark

Making their mark

Surveying the historical and cultural contributions of Black women By Gregory Clay McClatchy-Tribune News Service Most of us know prominent Black women in Hollywood — from Cicely Tyson to Halle Berry to Kerry Washington. We know superstar Black female athletes, such as the tennis-playing Williams sisters, and we remember bronze medal-winning figure skater Debi Thomas […]

Senate chaplain reflects on first Black in role

Senate chaplain reflects on first Black in role

BY JASON DICK CQ-ROLL CALL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – For U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black, this month is an “important reminder.” Roll Call recently sat down with this nonpartisan fixture of the Senate — the first African-American to hold the role. This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. Roll Call: What […]

‘Our progress is on the ballot’

‘Our progress is on the ballot’

This was Barack Obama’s last speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner on Sept. 17, 2016 in Washington, D.C. I want to thank the CBC Foundation, Chairman Butterfield, members of the Congressional Black Caucus, and the whole CBC family.  It’s always good to be with “the conscience of Congress.” […]

THE BIG STORY

THE BIG STORY

Barack Obama’s election as the 44th U.S. president headlined newspaper front pages across the nation Click to view headlines

In Barack Obama’s words

In Barack Obama’s words

Highlights from the speeches that fueled the Illinois senator’s journey to the U.S. presidency July 27, 2004 Keynote at the Democratic National Convention, Boston Enters national consciousness by wowing crowd with a blend of his personal “only in America” saga and a plea for optimism “John Kerry calls on us to hope. John Edwards calls […]