Monday, February 17, 2020

TEST YOUR BLACK HISTORY KNOWLEDGE

It’s Black History Month and time to focus on the outstanding achievements of African-Americans. Think you’re a Black history buff? Let’s see. Test your...

Surveying the historical and cultural contributions of Black women

BY GREGORY CLAY McClatchy-Tribune News Service Most of us know prominent Black women in Hollywood — from Cicely Tyson to Halle Berry to Kerry Washington. We know...
FAMU hosts ‘Careers in the Law’ networking event

FAMU hosts ‘Careers in the Law’ networking event

ORLANDO – The atrium at Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law was buzzing as students networked with attorneys and representatives from a wide...
coronavirus

Some facts vs. myth on the coronavirus

Researchers try to clear up information on the origin and cause of the virus. BY DYLAN BOUSCHER AND LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS MYTH: The coronavirus is...
Proposal addresses schools’ use of Baker Act

Proposal addresses schools’ use of Baker Act

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Principals at Florida public schools would need to take additional steps before children can be removed from school grounds and involuntarily...
Debate rages over vouchers, LGBTQ policies

Debate rages over vouchers, LGBTQ policies

Banks’ halt of contributions called ‘publicity stunt’ BY ANA CEBALLOS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday a decision by Wells Fargo...
Bethune Cookman University

Another option for B-CU

Get accredited somewhere else BY JARRETT CARTER SR. HBCU DIGEST COMMENTARY I texted a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) president, partially out of the need for executive context...
coronavirus

Can you get coronavirus from package delivered from China ?

BY LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. – Residents at the epicenter of China’s mysterious viral outbreak are quarantined. But their mailed...
Health care solutions for rural Americans 1

Health care solutions for rural Americans

Health care solutions for rural Americans FROM FAMILY FEATURES Heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke. These top five causes of death...

Redefining suffrage, ‘unerasing’ Black women

  BY GWEN McKINNEY / NNPA GUEST COLUMNIST Sojourner Truth. Harriet Tubman. Ida B. Wells. Shirley Chisholm. Rosa Parks. These household names, spanning a couple of centuries,...