FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Hurricane season and Black male ‘miseducation’ Six years ago, the Florida Courier reported on “the meanest stretch of the hurricane season” between mid-August and early...

Still time to board Tom Joyner’s Fantastic Voyage

Cruise that supports students at HBCUs sets sail April 23 from Fort Lauderdale Legendary singer Diana Ross will be a featured headliner on the Tom Joyner Foundation...

‘Once in a Great City’ chronicles glory days of Detroit

BOOK REVIEW: Review of Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story. By David Maraniss. Simon & Schuster. 441 pp. $32.50. BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO...

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

From R&B superstars to jazz greats Miami Gardens celebrates 10 years of great music with legendary artists BY LISA ROGERS-CHERRY FLORIDA COURIER Music lovers from around the world...

‘Glory Over Everything: A melodrama that deals with brutality of slavery

BOOK REVIEW Review of “Glory Over Everything:  Beyond the Kitchen House’’ by Kathleen Grissom.  Simon & Schuster.  370 pages.  $25.99 BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE...

Interracial marriage since the Loving case

Census data shows it’s more common, but acceptance is still not universal BY ROBERT MCCOPPIN AND GRACE WONG CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS ELMHURST, Ill. — While volunteering at her daughter’s...

Made in Africa

Contemporary fashions from Ghana’s most notable designers on display at Florida museum BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER African fashion in its most sophisticated form is on display...

TACKLING THE SUPER BOWL QUARTERBACK RANKINGS

Here’s a glance at the best and worst performances of all time. JOHN SLEEZER/KANSAS CITY STAR/TNS New...

Special nails can save roofs during storms

Grant program helping to secure homes in Alabama’s Africantown BY SARAH BREITENBACH STATELINE.ORG/TNS MOBILE, Ala. — New roofs are coming to Africatown, a hamlet of crumbling shotgun...

Families reconcile 160 years after Dred Scott court decision

BY JONATHAN M. PITTS BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE – Kate Taney Billingsley grew up struggling with her family history. Her ancestor Roger B. Taney was the U.S. Supreme...

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