Edward Waters celebrating 150th anniversary this year

JACKSONVILLE – Edward Waters College (EWC) is commemorating its 150th anniversary this year. A kick off event for a yearlong celebration is 11 a.m. Jan....

EL HAJJ MALIK EL-SHABAZZ (MALCOLM X), 1925-1965

Never to be forgotten Malcolm X, Black America’s “Black shining prince” as he was memorably eulogized by the late actor Ossie Davis, was murdered 52 years...

‘OUR GOD IS MARCHING ON’

Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1965 speech on voting rights resonates still Click For More

State panel backs Bible courses for public schools

PHOTO COURTESY OF FLORIDA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Florida Rep. Kimberly Daniels (center) is the bill’s sponsor. NEWS SERVICE...

University of Denver dean named president of B-CU

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite has been named the seventh president...

Ghanaian makes history at Howard with promotion as provost

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh made history last month when he became the first African provost in Howard University’s history. A native...

Scott presents his ‘Shine Award’ to six educators in state

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – During a meeting of Florida’s Cabinet on March 2, Gov. Rick Scott recognized six outstanding educators with the...

Slave trade ancestors to be remembered on Father’s Day

A growing South Florida tradition, now in its 24th year, continues with the annual Sunrise Ancestral Remembrance of the Middle Passage ceremony on Sunday,...

Teachers’ fund holds stake in AR-15 gun maker

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As Florida teachers grieve over the mass shooting that left 17 students and colleagues dead last week,...

HBCU AWAKENING

Howard University was a major influence that shaped Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ identity. COURTESY OF HOWARD...

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