Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Strange fruit? Critic says tree at plaza honoring Black busineswoman evokes lynching image

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The fight over a tree in the immediate vicinity of a planned Maggie L. Walker plaza is raging in Richmond, Va. Gary...

Onyx to honor Joyner, Starr at June 25 awards program in Orlando

Onyx Magazine will present its 2th Annual Onyx Awards presented by LBS Foundation on June 25 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing...

‘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...

A home for Maurice

A home for Maurice One Church One Child of Florida is reaching out to families and individuals in communities across the state in efforts to...

How to weather through unexpected events

FAMILY FEATURES As temperatures heat up across the country, it’s a reminder that severe weather – thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes – can strike at any...

Black Lives Matter: Where did it go?

One of the movement’s founders answers questions about its impact and future. BY ANN. M. SIMMONS AND JAWEED KALEEM LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS To supporters, it is a respectable...

women ON THE MOVE

ONYX Magazine honors trailblazing women across Florida who have made significant strides in their professions and communities.

ROSA PARKS: IN HER OWN WORDS

New Library of Congress exhibit offers intimate view of icon’s life PHOTO BY DONNA TEREK / COURTESY...

ONYX Magazine honors FAMU’s Graham

A 17-year veteran of Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law was recently recognized by ONYX Magazine as one of its 2020 Women on...

Many Latinos who went to Gulf Coast for Katrina work stayed and thrived

BY KAREN NELSON BILOXI SUN HERALD/TNS PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Many hard-working Hispanics with skills in construction and roofing poured into the Gulf Coast for jobs after...