Senator to Edward Waters College graduates: Start a business, buy property and think big

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida State Senator Chris Smith gave his first commencement address on May 9, addressing 139 graduates of Jacksonville’s Edward Waters...

Egg freezing an option for able, single women

Parties teach guests about investment and procedure BY MARY MACVEAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS If you peeked in on a recent party at the Viceroy Santa Monica, you...

7 digital marketing tips to expand your small business

From Family Features Whether you’re just starting a small business or looking to expand an existing operation, marketing your business can seem daunting. The key...

Happy Mother’s Day

The Florida Courier staff pays tribute to their moms with personal photos and narratives click for more

Survey shows average baby has used smartphone, tablet

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Have you ever been befuddled by a feature on your iPhone, only to have your 6-year-old show you how it...

Outdoor Oasis

Transform your outside space into a party place From Family Features Creating a perfect outdoor oasis — the first step toward a summer filled with carefree...

A peek inside the Roman’s Rome

Touring Italian city  with natives an ideal way to sightsee, save BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER For many people, the best part of...

New Toni Morrison book deals with skin color, child abuse

BOOK REVIEW Review of “God Help the Child: A Novel.’’ By Toni Morrison.  Alfred A. Knopf. 178 pp.  $24.95. BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The...

Cynthia Bond’s ‘Ruby’ tells of woman’s trials in all-Black Texas town

BY ELIZABETH HAMILTON DALLAS MORNING NEWS/TNS Cynthia Bond had just finished teaching a writing class when her cell phone rang. “Hello, Cynthia,” said the voice on the...

What to do if you missed the April 15 tax deadline

BY JENNIFER CALONIA GOBANKINGRATES.COM/TNS Missing the federal tax-filing deadline on April 15 doesn’t mean you’re in Uncle Sam’s doghouse yet, but it does mean you need...

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