Thursday, August 6, 2020

Study: Parenthood can boost your longevity

Having children more beneficial as you age and greater for men than women BY ANA VECIANA-SUAREZ MIAMI HERALD/TNS Want to live longer? Have children. If you don’t...

STILL PLEADING OUR CAUSE

Media professionals considered the Florida Courier a dead man walking when it was launched as a statewide Black weekly newspaper on March 3, 2006....

‘Our progress is on the ballot’

Obama reiterates why Blacks should vote for Clinton during speech at Congressional Black Caucus dinner. Editor’s note: This address was given by President Obama at...

Where slavery was introduced in Georgia

Historians want to revive plantation site where cotton gin was created BY DAN CHAPMAN ATLANTA JOURNAL- CONSTITUTION (TNS) SAVANNAH, Ga. — No museum graces the most important site...

SUNSHINE, FUN TIMES, TASTY TREATS

…AND STEPHANIE MILLS! JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2019 IS NOW IN THE BOOKS After decades of performing...

Retired astronaut: Stop taking the fun out of science

BY HEIDI STEVENS CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Your kid likes science. Despite the subject’s reputation and the fact that schools treat it like the class where fun goes to...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Florida’s Black beaches; back to school Nine years ago, the Florida Courier featured a series of articles on state beaches that were racially segregated, but...

HURRICANE KATRINA – SURVIVOR’S STORY, FIRST PERSON

Sheila St. Etienne, a New Orleans resident and Jacksonville native, survived Hurricane Katrina with her children, then wrote about it exclusively for the Florida...

New Toni Morrison book deals with skin color, child abuse

BOOK REVIEW Review of “God Help the Child: A Novel.’’ By Toni Morrison.  Alfred A. Knopf. 178 pp.  $24.95. BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The...

Black Girl Magic on the big screen

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ making history with Black female director and star BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE “Black cinema” and “blockbuster” are suddenly becoming synonymous....