Thursday, June 4, 2020

UNIFIED IN GRIEF

Since Nipsey Hussle’s death, the Crips and the Bloods have begun the most extensive peace talks since 1992.

International fashion design success did not come easy for Tracy Reese

BY PATRICE GAINES URBAN NEWS SERVICE No one knew what First Lady Michelle Obama would choose to wear on stage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention....

Tampa mom solves challenge of shoe shopping for girls

FROM STAFF REPORTS Colette Glover-Hannah of Tampa was frustrated when she couldn’t find large-size shoes for her ’tween daughter that weren’t too high or too...

‘Black-ish’ episode to focus on Trump’s election

BY GREG BRAXTON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The Emmy-nominated ABC series “black-ish” has won critical accolades since its 2014 premiere for exploring provocative issues surrounding race. The show,...

Disney World A LOOK AHEAD

New projects at the Orlando theme park include the recently opened ‘Star Wars’ attraction. BRIAN MCDANIEL/SPECIAL TO...

Applications now available for free tuition

The Tom Joyner Foundation is accepting applications for its Full Ride scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of one student planning to...

Free admission to national parks on MLK Day

National parks throughout the country will commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18. All national parks will provide free admission for...

Hope for homes

Tampa family gets much needed renovations on their house for free due to the generosity of individuals and businesses. COMPILED BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF A thrilled...

What’s your B.H.I.Q.?

BY ELI SANDERS The Seattle Times Black History Month began with historian Carter G. Woodson, who early in the last century came up with the idea...

Perseverance, skill credited for historic growth in Black female entrepreneurship

BY EDNA KANE-WILLIAMS TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Given the pioneering success of Madam C. J. Walker, America’s first self-made Black woman millionaire, people wanted to know...