Opioids commission: Trump should declare a national emergency

Opioids commission: Trump should declare a national emergency BY ANN M. SIMMONS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The White House commission on opioid addiction has recommended that President Donald...

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...

Rock ’n’ roll pioneer Fats Domino dies

BY RICHARD CROMELIN AND JAMES REED LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Fats Domino, one of the architects of rock ‘n’ roll — and one of its last surviving...

Supreme Court orders review of death row case

Racist comments could mean new sentencing hearing for Georgia inmate BY DAVID G. SAVAGE TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court voted Monday to give a...

Longtime friends share stories of erasing racial lines

BY CHRIS KALTENBACH BALTIMORE SUN/TNS Larry Gibson well remembers when there were two distinct Baltimores, one white, one black, with little overlap. The races ate in different...

FLORIDA COMMUNITY CALENDAR

SHIRLEY MURDOCK SHIRLEY MURDOCK: The Zora Neale Hurston Festival’s outdoor concert is Feb....

‘Young and the Restless’ star Kristoff St. John dies at 52

BY ELLA TORRES NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS KEVIN WINTER/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Kristoff St. John is shown at the 44th...

Obama reflects on Motown and more at Grammys

BY KATE FELDMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS KEVIN WINTER/ GETTY IMAGES FOR THE RECORDING ACADEMY/TNS Lady Gaga,...

Attorneys alerting Black women about Johnson & Johnson baby powder

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben...

Medical marijuana updates coming

House, Senate  close to a deal BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF...

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