Smart billboards making snap judgments on drivers

BY TIM JOHNSON MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON – Here is what’s around the corner: Smart digital billboards will detect the make, model and year of...

Too many nursing homes unprepared

Tragedy at Hollywood has heightened focus on new federal disaster-planning rules, which homes must comply with by mid-November. BY JORDAN RAU KAISER HEALTH NEWS/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE It...

Morrison shares thoughts on race, history in ‘Others’

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Toni Morrison is a national – and international – treasure. As a senior editor at Random...

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...

HURRICANE IRMA – Thank the meteorologists for lives spared

Forecasting, satellite monitoring and government planning have dramatically improved in recent decades. BY MATT PEARCE, MOLLY HENNESSY-FISKE AND EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NAPLES – During a...

Cruise lines shorten some trips, cancel others

BY HUGO MARTIN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Hurricane Irma has put a temporary halt to operations at Florida’s usually bustling cruise ports, forcing cruise companies to cancel...

Courthouse keeps Emmett Till’s memory alive

An all-White male jury acquitted two men for the murder of the teen 62 years ago this month. BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE The Emmett...

Blacks & Gettysburg

Visit to Pennsylvania town offers a glimpse of history and how African-Americans played a role in it. BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The...

Black Lives Matter: Where did it go?

One of the movement’s founders answers questions about its impact and future. BY ANN. M. SIMMONS AND JAWEED KALEEM LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS To supporters, it is a respectable...

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...

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