Monday, July 13, 2020

Stuart Scott’s daughters discuss their funny moments with beloved dad

BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Taelor and Sydni Scott remember their father and ESPN anchor Stuart Scott with a delicate humor reserved for daughters only. Scott...

Prince protégé Vanity dies at 57

Denise Katrina Matthews, also known as Vanity, died Feb. 15 at a hospital in Fremont, Calif. She was 57. Matthews was the lead singer of...

Florida Courier wins more awards for writing, photos

FROM STAFF REPORTS Continuing its award-winning ways in 10 years as a statewide newspaper, the Florida Courier has racked up three awards from the Florida...

‘New Lens on Aging’

Scholars shine light on Blacks and aging during annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Little Freddie...

Documentary explores Tampa Black business district, 1967 riot

FROM STAFF REPORTS A documentary titled “Tampa Technique: Rise, Demise, and Remembrance of Central Avenue’’ analyzes the strategic and calculated Civil Rights Movement in Tampa...

How much it costs to stock average family refrigerator

BY JODI O’CONNELL GOBANKINGRATES.COM/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Home refrigerators were originally used to store just a few perishable essentials like meat and milk. In fact, the first...

Lost Boy of Sudan’s mission

Jacob Ayuen walked 1,000 miles on bloody feet. Now he’s helping other refugees have a better life. BY BARBARA ANDERSON THE FRESNO BEE HANFORD, Calif. – Sometimes...

UNIFIED IN GRIEF

Since Nipsey Hussle’s death, the Crips and the Bloods have begun the most extensive peace talks since 1992.
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Senate panel tables bottled water tax bill

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA An effort to impose a 12.5-cent-per-gallon tax on water bottled from Florida’s springs was tabled Tuesday before facing the possibility of...

FAMU engineering grad gets historic doctorate offer from Harvard

BY TRISHA RADULOVICH SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER When Florida A&M University/Florida State University College of Engineering student Bobby Haney first tried to explain to his...