Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Homecoming king with Down syndrome dies at age 20

BY KATE SANTIC ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — Travjuan “Bubba” Hunter — an exuberant, outgoing Florida teenager with Down syndrome who drew legions of Internet fans as...

Remembering the Challenger disaster

Exploring the lessons learned after seven astronauts were killed 30 years ago BY MARCO SANTANA AND KEVIN SPEAR ORLANDO SENTINEL/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE A little more than a minute...

Author’s latest message: It’s never too late

Character in new book by Terry McMillan is in her 50s BY JENEE OSTERHELDT KANSAS CITY STAR/TNS In high school, my friends and I secretly passed around...

What’s new in D.C. since Obama’s election

BY CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON – You’re worried about the next president. I’m here to change the subject. But only a little. That next U.S....

Plenty of Jazz in Jacksonville

The City of Jacksonville Beach presented a Summer Jazz Series concert on May 21 at the Sea Walk Pavilion. The free concert included performances...

Black journalists mourn passing of D.C. newsman

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is morning the passing of pioneering broadcast journalist WRC-TV/NBC Washington anchor Jim Vance. D.C.’s longest-serving news anchor died...

Tips for family safety

How to keep your busy, adventurous family safe FRom family Features Families are seemingly always on the go. From soccer games and school trips to...

TAKING THE STIGMA OUT OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Family’s action has led to an organization and annual event that provides statistics, support and hope. PHOTOS...

Zeta Phi Beta to celebrate centennial in Washington, D.C.

Valerie Hollingsworth Baker, Muriel Bowser, Anita Hill and Syleena Johnson SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER

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...