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Advice

Home Decor 101

FLORIDA COURIER — From dark and moody to vibrant and bold, colorful design is gaining favor among homeowners ditching safe, neutral palettes to create more daring, dramatic spaces. Decorating with deeply saturated colors can be intimidating. Explore these ideas to welcome more bold colors into your home and create inviting spaces for living and entertaining. […read more]

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Crime

March For Our Lives launches billboard campaign

FLORIDA COURIER — Like ticker tape, the messages quickly scroll on the digital billboards.“I saw my brother get shot. I saw my sister get shot. I saw my son get shot,” the words flow in New York’s Times Square. They are the latest anti-gun violence messages from the March For Our Lives group, which was founded by the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre last year in Parkland. […read more]

Education

B-CU sponsors summer youth accountancy program

FLORIDA COURIER — Bethune-Cookman University will hold an Accounting Careers and Awareness Program (ACAP) Residency Week from June 23 to June 28. The program prepares students to pursue higher education by learning about the college application process, financial aid requirements, and scholarships. It will also inform students about the career opportunities available in accounting, finance, and business, and teach them interview skills, résumé building, and dining etiquette. […read more]

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Family

South Florida expo to focus on fertility

FLORIDA COURIER — The South Florida Fertility Expo is a one-day event that will offer information on fertility from experts in the field. It will provide support and provide resources for women on their reproductive and fertility journey. The South Florida Fertility Expo was launched in 2018 and brings together leading fertility specialists. […read more]

Clarenda Stanley-Anderson and her husband, Malcolm Anderson Sr., are hemp farmers in Liberty, N.C. Stanley-Anderson wants to expand the representation of hemp farmers, even if she’s far from the average industry insider. (Photo by: Donnie Rex/TNS)
Business

Where are the Black hemp farmers?

FLORIDA COURIER — Although hemp is legal, regulatory risks complicate the crop’s long-term outlook. Some states are positioning themselves to compete, but it’s unlikely the market can sustain hemp production in every state — unless there’s a significant increase in product demand, according to a February 2019 report from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the University of Kentucky. […read more]

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Black History

Gates examines period after Reconstruction in new book

FLORIDA COURIER — At the end of the Civil War, Sidney George Fisher, a White gentleman from Philadelphia, declared, “It seems our fate never to get rid of the Negro question.”  Although slavery had been abolished, “the problem – what shall we do with the Negro – seems as far from being settled as ever. In fact it is incapable of any solution that will satisfy both North and South.” […read more]