Friday, August 7, 2020

Saving soles: Tuskegee grad creates shields for shoes

Protect Your Pumps helps women with high-priced footwear BY RICK ROMELL MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL/TNS MILWAUKEE — Kathryn Jackson operates her business from the most modest of headquarters...

Black Tech Week conference coming next month to Miami

The nonprofit organization Code Fever has created a launch pad to help bring the technology gap within communities of color in South Florida. With African-Americans...

‘I will remove from you your heart of stone’

Editor’s note: Here are edited remarks given by President Obama at an interfaith memorial service on July 12 for five Dallas Police Department officers...

MUSIC & MASQUERADERS

Thousands of Caribbean culture lovers converged on South Florida the weekend of Oct. 8 for concerts, pageants, parades, and competitions – and coincidentally, to...

Taking care of Business

Black legislators discuss issues, then shake their tail feathers to raise money for scholarships BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Conference of Black...

Mosque takes on matchmaking of African-American Muslim women

Researchers says there’s an epidemic of educated, professional women over 30 struggling to find suitable matches among men of their own faith. BY GENEVIEVE GLATSKY PHILADELPHIA...

HURRICANE IRMA – Thank the meteorologists for lives spared

Forecasting, satellite monitoring and government planning have dramatically improved in recent decades. BY MATT PEARCE, MOLLY HENNESSY-FISKE AND EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NAPLES – During a...

‘Where the trad jazz happens’

On New Orleans’ Royal Street, the music is sweet, history is deep CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS An...

Florida Classic: Football team and bands will be vying for bragging rights

KIM GIBSON/ FLORIDA COURIER The Bethune-Cookman band, the Marching Wildcats, perform at last year’s Florida Classic.

98.6 isn’t the normal body temperature anymore

BY KATE THAYER CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS For centuries, 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit was said to be the average, normal body temperature. It’s not. More recently, researchers have known normal...