How Ali helped Lexington heal wounds

1994 visit helped ease racial tensions after Black teen killed by officer BY BRIAN SIMMS LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE LEXINGTON, Ky. – October 1994 was one of...

Flood of memories for Norton Jr. after Ali’s death

BY JERRY MCDONALD EAST BAY TIMES/TNS ALAMEDA, Calif. — When Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3, the memories came to Ken Norton Jr. in a...

Reflecting on An ICON – A life dedicated to greatness

The dichotomous civil rights record  of Muhammad Ali By Gregory Clay Muhammad Ali, formerly known as Cassius Clay before his Islamic conversion in 1964, in some...

FAMU students get behind-the-scenes experience on PGA Tour

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER PONTE VEDRA BEACH – Just a few weeks ago, three Florida A&M University students were afforded the unique opportunity of...

A ‘Black man’ dies-Muhammad Ali gone at age 74

PHOENIX, ARIZ – Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxer who transcended his sport and redefined what it means to be a hero during a turbulent...

Ravens mourn, remember Tray Walker at Miami funeral

BY JEFF ZREBIEC BALTIMORE SUN (TNS) MIAMI — Mourners started stepping out of a hot Florida afternoon and into the 93rd Street Community Baptist Church just...

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION 2016

The Heat get historically hot Miami Heat forward Luol Deng went to the hoop Tuesday as the Heat beat the Chicago Bulls 129-111 in Miami....

UF to sell alcohol at football, basketball games

BY EDGAR THOMPSON ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) The Florida Gators will sell alcohol at football and men’s basketball games, a dramatic change of course for a school...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

The legend and legacy of pioneer NFL player New book chronicles life of Sherman J. Howard BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF At age 91, Sherman J. Howard is...

State’s first female head football coach hired in Miami

BY ANDRE C. FERNANDEZ, DAVID FURONES and MANNY NAVARRO MIAMI HERALD / TNS Miami Jackson High School made history Monday afternoon. The school announced at a news...

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