Friday, March 27, 2020

B. Smith, restaurant owner and lifestyle guru, dies at 70

BY PETER SBLENDORIO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS NEW YORK – B. Smith, the lifestyle guru who excelled as a TV host, restaurateur and more, has died....

FROM ‘HIDDEN’ TO HERO

Katherine Johnson, the legendary NASA mathematician, dies at 101 BY MIKE HOLTZCLAW DAILY PRESS/TNS NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Katherine Johnson, the NASA Langley Research Center mathematician who...

U.S. House passes measure making lynching a federal crime

BY TODD RUGER CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON — By the end of the week, Congress was to send President Donald Trump a bill to make lynching a...

Stylist’s mission: Turn Black salons into business powerhouses

BY CURTIS BUNN URBAN NEWS SERVICE When Najah Aziz nodded off during an annual job performance review, she knew she had to make a move. She...

Medical center: Coronavirus patient was not tested for several days

BY JACLYN COSGROVE AND SOUMYA KARLAMANGLA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – It took several days to test a coronavirus patient in Northern California who might be...

Obama tells TV stations to stop anti-Biden ads using his voice

BY JENNIFER EPSTEIN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS CHARLESTON, S.C. – Former President Barack Obama asked TV stations on Wednesday (Feb. 26) to stop airing ads featuring his voice...

Vanessa Bryant files wrongful death lawsuit against helicopter operator

BY NATHAN FENNO LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – As mourners gathered at Staples Center on Monday for a memorial service celebrate the lives of Kobe...

Farrakhan: Billionaires ‘paying off’ Black preachers and politicians

BY NIRAJ WARIKOO DETROIT FREE PRESS/TNS DETROIT – Speaking to a packed crowd of thousands on Feb. 23 in Detroit, minister Louis Farrakhan called upon America...

‘A time out’

Black S.C. voters want Dems to calm down BY TYRONE BEASON LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Darryl Thompson furrowed his brows, wearily rested...

Double amputee places fourth in Disney half marathon

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER LAKE BUENA VISTA – Marko Cheseto celebrated with some joyful dance moves after being the fourth runner to cross...