Thursday, June 4, 2020

FOOD & WORSHIP

Study finds differences in diabetes and obesity rates within Black churches DREAMSTIME/TNS Researchers aren’t saying church attendance...

‘Weeping Time’ author discusses slave auctions

Anne C. Bailey’s research on slave auctions ultimately formed the basis for the 2017 nonfiction book, “The Weeping Time.’’

Miami aviation association to honor Tuskegee Airman

Lt. Col. Harold Brown SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER A Tuskegee Airman and other aviation...

Emancipation and healing

AMERICAN SLAVERY / 400 YEARS LATER  CARL JUSTE/MIAMI HERALD/TNS 

Presidential hopefuls to address Black church leaders, millennials

JOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGES/TNS From left, former housing secretary Julian Castro, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) react during...

Millennial from Kenya is ‘sickle cell warrior’

Marie Ojiambo is the founder of the Sickle Strong Initiative, a Kenyan-based NGO whose mandate is to raise awareness around sickle...

THE RED SUMMER OF 1919

Teen’s murder at a Chicago beach triggered a deadly week of unrest 100 years ago that spread to racial violence nationwide.

GOOD AS GOLD

Smithsonian exhibit shows how Sengalese women have historically used jewelry as a means of fashioning an identify of power and prestige.

A day in Corinth

There’s plenty of culture and history to soak up during a quick visit to the Mississippi city.

COMING SOON TO THE NATION’S CAPITAL

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s upcoming Statuary Hall placement tops a list a notable stories around Florida this week.