Friday, August 7, 2020

Coates deals with love, slavery, magic in ‘The Water Dancer’

REVIEW ‘The Water Dancer’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates. One World. 403 pages. $28.

‘A day without women’ planned in Mexico

BY KATE LINTHICUM AND JULIA BARAJAS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS MEXICO CITY — After a string of gruesome killings of women, feminist activists here began wondering: What...

How not to get fired like Comey

BY LAURA WOODS GOBANKINGRATES.COM/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Last week, President Trump sent shockwaves through the nation when he fired FBI Director James Comey, whose 10-year term should...

Hoax call about a murder sends cops to columnist’s home

PHOTO BY OBSERVER-DISPATCH/PALM BEACH POST/TNS Leonard Pitts is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald. BY CARLI...

DEATH IN A FOREIGN PRISON

In an exclusive first-person story written for the Florida Courier, former State Representative Dwayne Taylor describes his experience as a prisoner...

Lawmakers back needle exchange program

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Pointing to a  high rate of new HIV cases in South Florida, the House on Wednesday...

How the Haitian spirit clairin is more like mezcal than rum

BY LISA FUTTERMAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Experiencing Haiti’s roughhewn culture can resemble time travel, and...

Facebook bans Farrakhan; cites ‘hate’ speech

Minister Louis Farrakhan BY FREDERICK H. LOWESPECIAL TO THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Facebook and...

Trump hits China and Iran in subdued speech to UN

DREW ANGERER/GETTY IMAGES/TNS President Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on Tuesday in New York City.

‘The Accident of Color’ examines failure of Reconstruction

Review of “The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction’’ by Daniel Brook. W.W. Norton...