Thursday, June 4, 2020

HBCUs teams away this weekend

Florida HBCU football teams all have games out of state this weekend. Bethune-Cookman University will play North Texas on Sept. 10 in Denton, Texas. The...

TWO SIMONES, MUCH RESPECT

Texas swimmer wins two golds and two silvers STORIES BY CHAREAN WILLIAMS FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM/TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE RIO DE JANEIRO – When Simone Manuel woke up on...

Berlin wasn’t just Jesse Owens Olympics

‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice’ tells the stories of other African-Americans who excelled at the 1936 games. BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Gymnast Simone Biles. Swimmer...

Florida’s Finest – August 12, 2016

Left: The U.S. women’s 4x100 relay team won silver on Aug. 6, the first weekend of the Olympics. Shown from left at the Olympics...

GOLDEN MOMENTS from the 2016 olympics

USA shines in gymnastics; big win for swimmers BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Team USA got off to strong start at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,...

Muslim fencer making Olympic history

Ibtihaj Muhammad of New Jersey will be the first American woman to compete in the Games wearing a hijab. BY DAVID WHARTON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Reporters crowd...

REMEMBERING ‘THE GREATEST’

Courier photojournalist shares his experience in Louisville during Muhammad Ali’s funeral BY DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR. FLORIDA COURIER Muhammad Ali was a hero to many people around...

How Ali helped Lexington heal wounds

1994 visit helped ease racial tensions after Black teen killed by officer BY BRIAN SIMMS LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE LEXINGTON, Ky. – October 1994 was one of...

Flood of memories for Norton Jr. after Ali’s death

BY JERRY MCDONALD EAST BAY TIMES/TNS ALAMEDA, Calif. — When Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3, the memories came to Ken Norton Jr. in a...