‘Mislaid’ takes on race and sexuality

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER As “Mislaid,’’ Nell Zink’s second novel, begins, Margaret Vaillaincourt, a first-year student at Stillwater College in rural...

FLAG ISN’T ONLY REMINDER OF RACIST PAST

South Carolina’s history includes a revered former governor who hated, prosecuted Blacks. COMPILED BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Just yards from the place where the controversial Confederate...

Emanuel A.M.E.’s founding member died seeking liberation for slaves

BY D.L. CHANDLER BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM The Mother Emanuel A.M.E. shooting tragedy in Charleston, S.C. was another in a long line of racially fueled violence throughout history aimed...

Happy Father’s Day

Click here for the Florida Courier staff's tribute to their dads with personal photos and narratives

Georgia hopes bird flu doesn’t devastate chicken industry

Outbreak has caused egg prices around country to soar BY AARON GOULD SHEININ ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA — An outbreak of a particularly nasty strain of bird flu...

The best electronic gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s day is one of the best shopping times of the year to buy electronics, according to many tech companies. Shelves and websites are...

The multicultural side of Ann Arbor

Exploring the cuisine and culture of Michigan city BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Located just 42 miles from Detroit, upscale Ann Arbor, Mich....

‘The world is indeed yours for the taking’

Some words of wisdom from 2015 graduation speakers BY CAROLYN BIGDA CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS This year’s college graduates may not need as much of a pep talk during...

A Russian ballet with a TWIST

Jacksonville Centre of the Arts presents a modern-day version of ‘The Firebird’ BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Reaching historic heights has been a penchant for Kezia Hendrix...

Young spenders often want food fast, healthy

Many millennials are hungry for higher quality foods at affordable price points BY ALEJANDRA CANCINO CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Darren Tristano’s daughter had a definite preference when it came...

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