Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Kweisi Mfume chats with Charles Lowder in Baltimore on Jan. 9 during a campaign stop.

Mfume wins Democratic nomination for Cummings’ seat

BY JEFF BARKER THE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE – Kweisi Mfume took a major step toward reclaiming the Baltimore-area U.S. House seat he held for 10 years,...
Hundreds of people protested President Trump’s original travel ban at LAX airport in 2017.

New hurdle for Nigerians seeking US visas

Trump’s extended travel ban takes effect on Feb. 21 TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE/GIN She’s your pediatrician. He’s your surgeon. She’s a civil engineer. He has a doctorate....
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is all smiles during a parade in the team’s honor at Walt Disney World in Orlando on Feb. 2

Quarterback became third Black to win Super Bowl

MAHOMES GOES TO DISNEY WORLD Under a shower of confetti, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is all smiles during a parade in the team’s...

TERROR IN TULSA-Black History Month Special Report

A 1921 massacre destroyed ‘Black Wall Street.’ The Oklahoma city is still looking for the dead. BY KURTIS LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS They marched into the thriving Black...

Jay-Z tells why he sat during national anthem

BY MIKE ROSENSTEIN NJ.COM/TNS "Sorry folks, nothing to see here." That’s what Jay-Z is saying about his decision to sit during the national anthem before Super Bowl...
Aretha

Franklin family drama plays out in courtroom in latest estate hearing

BY BRIAN MCCOLLUM DETROIT FREE PRESS/TNS PONTIAC, Mich. — The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate returned to court Tuesday, once again spotlighting the deepening cracks...
Willie Wood

Willie Wood, USC’s first Black quarterback and Packers great, dies at 83

BY RYAN KARTJE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Willie Wood, the first African American quarterback to play in what is now considered the Pac-12, died on Monday. A...
kobe crash

Frantic 911 callers reported Bryant’s helicopter crash

BY RICHARD WINTON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES - As investigators continue to probe the cause of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and...
Mental Health

Florida professors lead Mental Wealth seminar in Chicago

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Dr. Daniel L. Hollar, department chair of Bethune-Cookman University’s Behavioral and Social Sciences Studies in the College of Liberal Arts,...

Orlando native nominated for NAACP Image Award

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER LOS ANGELES – Mykal Kilgore recently was named an Outstanding New Artist nominee for the 51st NAACP Image Awards. His 2019...