Friday, April 16, 2021

‘The world is indeed yours for the taking’

Some words of wisdom from 2015 graduation speakers BY CAROLYN BIGDA CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS This year’s college graduates may not need as much of a pep talk during...

FAMU grad first in family to graduate from high school, earn degrees

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER When Florida A&M University (FAMU) graduate student Riccardo Jean crossed the stage to receive his diploma earlier this month, it will...

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...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Obama defends his record; the London Olympics Four years ago, the Florida Courier reported on President Obama’s speech to the National Urban League, which focused...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Top 10 stories and Kwanzaa Nine years ago, the Florida Courier listed its Top 10 stories for the year and recognized Kwanzaa ceremonies happening around...

How to prepare for a disaster

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The summer of our discontent

Trump’s troubled presidency prompts a look at other political heat waves. BY DAVID GOLDSTEIN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON – The nation’s capital hasn’t seen a summer like...

Remembering Recy Taylor

A new documentary and Winfrey’s speech helps to spark renewed interest in the story of a Black Alabama woman gang-raped by White men in...

PREJUDICE & PROGRESS

Women with hijabs tell what it’s like to wear the Muslim headscarf PHOTOS BY RAQUEL ZALDIVAR/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS...

HONORING AN ICON

Celebrating the legacy of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. BY STACEY...