Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Celebrating Women All Year Long

By Wendy Zang, McClatchy-Tribune It wasn’t until 1987 that Congress declared March Women’s History Month, in celebration of women’s contributions and achievements. The month was a...

South Dade Alphas, AKAs share HBCU opportunities at Homestead High

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The Iota Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Pi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA)...

A RETURN TO SELMA

Bridge crossing re-enactment in Alabama focused on the past and upcoming election FROM STAFF REPORTS Thousands converged on Selma, Alabama last weekend to commemorate the 55th...

Help prevent coronavirus by washing hands to these songs

BY GABRIELLE CALISE TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS The ritual of hand-washing shouldn’t just be a swish of the palms with some soap and water. And lately, doing...

DeSantis: Risk is ‘low,’ but more coronavirus cases expected

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday reiterated that the risk of the novel coronavirus in Florida “remains low,”...

B. Smith, restaurant owner and lifestyle guru, dies at 70

BY PETER SBLENDORIO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS NEW YORK – B. Smith, the lifestyle guru who excelled as a TV host, restaurateur and more, has died....

FROM ‘HIDDEN’ TO HERO

Katherine Johnson, the legendary NASA mathematician, dies at 101 BY MIKE HOLTZCLAW DAILY PRESS/TNS NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Katherine Johnson, the NASA Langley Research Center mathematician who...

‘Prayer Life: The Conversation’

Dr. Jomo Cousins, a Florida pastor known globally as the ‘Prayer Guy,’ has released a comprehensive workbook designed to help readers establish a closer...

TEST YOUR BLACK HISTORY KNOWLEDGE

It’s Black History Month and time to focus on the outstanding achievements of African-Americans. Think you’re a Black history buff? Let’s see. Test your...

Surveying the historical and cultural contributions of Black women

BY GREGORY CLAY McClatchy-Tribune News Service Most of us know prominent Black women in Hollywood — from Cicely Tyson to Halle Berry to Kerry Washington. We know...