Book documents history of FAMU marching band

Curtis Inabinett Jr. has written a book about Florida A&M University’s marching band. Inabinett, a Florida A&M (FAMU) alum, chronicles the band’s history from...

Slave trade ancestors to be remembered on Father’s Day

A growing South Florida tradition, now in its 24th year, continues with the annual Sunrise Ancestral Remembrance of the Middle Passage ceremony on Sunday,...

Active community assistance

5 helpful ways to lend a hand From Family Features Social responsibility comes in all shapes and sizes, but ultimately it comes down to one common...

Adorning Wakanda

Meet Douriean Fletcher, the jewelry designer for ‘Black Panther’ BY JEVON PHILLIPS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS “I tried to make it look like (vibranium, the fictional metal that...

GOOD AS GOLD

Smithsonian exhibit shows how Sengalese women have historically used jewelry as a means of fashioning an identify of power and prestige.

Making more dreams come true

Nine Florida students  among 100 chosen for Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey, Essence BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The selfless drive and passion...

SPECIAL REPORT: THE NEW AMERICANS

Teen immigrants struggle to grasp English, culture BY LIZ BOWIE BALTIMORE SUN (TNS) On that cold December afternoon, Monique Ngomba followed hundreds of students out the doors...

The Storm

Hurricane season started on June 1. Florida officials are concerned about residents’ complacency and ‘hurricane amnesia.’ BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Weather forecasters say...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Black poverty and 9/11 Five years ago, the Florida Courier reported on the 10th anniversary remembrances of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and...

Trump travel ban could worsen doctor shortage

BY JEREMY REDMON ATLANTA JOURNAL- CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA – Dr. Heval Kelli has treated all sorts of patients while studying in Atlanta to become a physician: Young and...

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