Saturday, March 28, 2020

B-CU and Senator Bracy announce state’s investment in HBCUs

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University will be joined by Florida State Sen. Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) and host a press conference Friday, March 21...

State universities moving to online learning

FROM WIRE REPORTS Florida’s State University System said schools that have already returned from spring are being asked to move to online learning and is...

Breaking New Ground: Black History Month is a good time to recognize the work...

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL Carter G. Woodson launched Negro History Week in 1926 as part of his life’s work of shining a scholarly light on the...

Black students more likely to take honors courses if teacher’s Black

BY HANNAH FURFARO THE SEATTLE TIMES/TNS SEATTLE — Black high school students are more likely to enroll in advanced coursework when their schools employ at least...

10 Who Counted from Politics to Exploration

Leonard Pitts Jr. profiles 10 influential African-Americans you might not have heard of Sometimes, history forgets. Sometimes, the big names everyone knows crowd out the smaller...

Civil rights veteran reflects on famous doll study

BY CHRISTOPHER FREAR CENTER FOR CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY AND RESEARCH COLUMBIA, S.C. — As a child in South Carolina after World War Two, Celestine Parson Lloyd...

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...