Friday, April 16, 2021

A trail of destruction

Click here to view a chronology of Hurricane Katrina’s devastating path through the Gulf Coast in 2005

New theme new dreams

For the 11th year, Walt Disney World Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence were joined by celebrities to offer 100 high school students...

Excessive social media use linked to depression during pandemic

BY BETHANY AO PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Excessive social media use during the pandemic is a predictor of symptoms of depression and secondary trauma, a new study by...

BUILDING SECURE FUTURES – one family at a time

From Family Features According to a study done by LIMRA, a non-profit life insurance industry research organization, as many as 40 percent of U.S. households...

Too few Black writers in the video game industry

Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part story by journalist Charles Moody III. BY CHARLES MOODY III SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER While you are...

10 Who counted

From politics to exploration, Leonard Pitts Jr. profiles 10 influential African-Americans you might not have heard of Sometimes, history forgets. Sometimes, the big names everyone knows...

Happy Mother’s Day

The Florida Courier staff pays tribute to their moms with personal photos and narratives click for more

‘It will continue’

L.A. residents see little change upon 25th anniversary of L.A. riots BY ANGEL JENNINGS AND MATT HAMILTON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – When an angry mob erupted...

Black men who motivate: The power of a dream

BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Steve Harvey is credited with improving college attendance, career prospects, personal development for more than 8,000 youth who...

Take precautions to BE SAFE this holiday season

From Family Features Although good tidings and joy abound during the holiday season, this time of year can also pose a serious threat to your...