||When the leader of the Sweet Potato Queens buzzes into Sarasota for a book signing, the hairdos aren't the only things over the top. For the queens, life is what you make it. At least they'll always have tiara. Story
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Feedback: Youngster sums up Black History Month
Last week, we invited reader feedback to an Elijah Gosier column that suggested Black History Month is a good idea whose time has passed. One response stood out because it came from a child, and children have been the main focus of Black History Month teaching. We'd like to let her have the last word. -- JOHN BARRY, Deputy Floridian Editor
TV: He's working the Pryor vibe, not Urkel
Comedian Dave Chappelle isn't afraid to chew on some meaty topics, including race relations, in his raw new show on Comedy Central.
Book review: Twinkie Pie and world peace
THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS' BIG-ASS COOKBOOK (AND FINANCIAL PLANNER)
Pulse: Getting a handle on seizures
In a new epilepsy program at Bayfront Medical Center, a young adult suffering from seizures spends four days wired with electrodes as doctors try to pinpoint why her brain short-circuits.
MENTAL ILLNESS in children, specifically bipolar disorder, will be the topic of a free workshop for families Saturday in Tampa.