Monday, June 1, 2020

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

The Florida Courier staff pays tribute to their moms with personal photos and narratives To the chairwoman of our board: Thanks for being our anchor...

Diversity director gives job-search advice

Moffitt Cancer Center leader empowers others to find their path SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Cathy Grant serves as senior director of Moffitt Cancer Center’s Diversity...

FAMU engineering grad gets historic doctorate offer from Harvard

BY TRISHA RADULOVICH SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER When Florida A&M University/Florida State University College of Engineering student Bobby Haney first tried to explain to his...

Issuance of unemployment checks remains woefully slow

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Just over 6 percent of people who have filed jobless claims since mid-March had received checks as...

Mental health experts share ways to maintain mental, emotional health

BY BRIANNA NARGISO TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE As coronavirus cases have risen to well beyond a half million confirmed cases in the United States, it can be...

OneUnited announces financial literacy contest for youth

In celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest Black-owned bank, has announced its 10th Annual “I Got Bank!” National Financial Literacy...

Tampa area to get new area code

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – An additional area code, the state’s 20th, was approved for the Tampa region Tuesday as numbers in...

Some free audiobooks to listen to while at home

BY COLETTE BANCROFT TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS If you’re in need of something to keep the kids entertained, good news. In response to the school shutdowns caused...

WHY WE HOARD

FEAR IS AT THE ROOT OF PANIC-BUYING, PSYCHOLOGISTS SAY BY JOHN WILKENS THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/TNS Selfish. Stupid. They’ve been called all sorts of things, the people...

Some dating tips during the time of coronavirus

BY GRACE DICKINSON PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Ghosted, catfished … COVID-19’d? Like virtually every other part of life, the coronavirus has flipped the world of dating upside down. Should...