Friday, August 7, 2020

Jamaican-born professor wins prestigious Man Booker Prize

BY ROHAN PRESTON STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS — Writer Marlon James of St. Paul, Minn., became the first Jamaican to win the Man Booker prize for fiction...

Helping teens jumpstart their dreams

Nine Florida students part of this year’s Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Nine Florida teens were among 100 high...

LAID TO REST

After 64 years, the mortal remains of a Daytona Beach teenager who died at the notorious Dozier School for Boys are finally returned home. BY...

Blacks in Obama administration share memories

Beyond service to country, they embraced a personal mission – ensuring the success of the nation’s first African-American president. BY HANNAH ALLAN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON –...

Happy Father’s Day

The Florida Courier staff pays tribute to their dads with personal photos and narratives Click here to view

Rice reflects on the state of democracy

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER A staunch supporter of Poland’s Solidarity Movement, Lane Kirkland, the head of the AFL-CIO, proclaimed in...

Sweet success for young entrepreneurs

Orlando teens creating quite a buzz with honey business BY RYAN GILLESPIE ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – At the first Parramore Farmer’s Market, Christopher Thornton, 17, couldn’t believe...

BRINGING THE BIBLE TO LIFE

A musical about David is the major attraction these days at the Holy Land Experience in Orlando.

Surveying the historical and cultural contributions of Black women

BY GREGORY CLAY McClatchy-Tribune News Service Most of us know prominent Black women in Hollywood — from Cicely Tyson to Halle Berry to Kerry Washington. We know...

A Russian ballet with a TWIST

Jacksonville Centre of the Arts presents a modern-day version of ‘The Firebird’ BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Reaching historic heights has been a penchant for Kezia Hendrix...