Friday, May 29, 2020

Thank you, Mom

Tips and tidbits to help celebrate Mother’s Day BY SALLY DADISMAN McClatchy-Tribune She helped you learn to walk, taught you about the birds and the bees, and...

Diversity at Olympics

Blacks participating in Winter Games the highest in history BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Forget about using #OlympicsSoWhite during the 2018 Winter...

Muslim teen writes #BlackLivesMatter 100 times on Stanford application and gets accepted

BY MONIQUE JUDGE THEROOT.COM Is your activism performative or substantive? One New Jersey teen knew exactly how to show his answer to that question when filling...

Professor delivers smart book about sci-fi writer

BY JIM HIGGINS MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Reading Gerry Canavan’s “Octavia E. Butler” is like opening up a second screen on this great American writer....

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...

A peek inside the Roman’s Rome

Touring Italian city  with natives an ideal way to sightsee, save BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER For many people, the best part of...

WHY WE HOARD

FEAR IS AT THE ROOT OF PANIC-BUYING, PSYCHOLOGISTS SAY BY JOHN WILKENS THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/TNS Selfish. Stupid. They’ve been called all sorts of things, the people...

HEROES & LEGENDS

New Kennedy Space Center exhibit combines high-tech theater, tales of heroism and a 21st-century setting for space vehicles and astronaut memorabilia. BY MARJIE LAMBERT MIAMI HERALD/ TRIBUNE...

Happy Mother’s Day

The Florida Courier staff pays tribute to their moms with personal photos and narratives Click here for the tribute

FEMA’s ‘disaster deductible’ shifts responsibility to states

BY VERA BERGENGRUEN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Under pressure from Congress to reduce federal dollars spent on emergency aid, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...