Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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....

Black history in Philly

From Mother Bethel to the Marian Anderson Residence Museum, there’s a wealth of early African-American history in this historic city. SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER PHILADELPHIA...

HOW FAR HAVE WE COME?

One study determines progress has been made in closing the ‘quality of life’ gap between Black and White Americans. BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF With...

New website featuring Gates tracks slave voyages

Henry Gates BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE CORRESPONDENT In his PBS series, “Finding...

Governor touts free speech on college campuses

Resolution signed last week by presidents of state universities RICARDO RAMIREZ-BUXEDA/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Protestors gather outside after...

Some tips on dealing with college bills

From appealing the financial aid to applying for tax credit, there are ways to cut costs. ERICA...

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...

Edward Waters president receives ‘Solid as A Rock’ Award

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Edward Waters College (EWC) President Dr. Nathaniel Glover has been named the 2016 recipient of the 18th annual Thompson S....

‘Christmas in May’ for many college students

The extension of Pell grants will cover summer classes for the first time since 2011. BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Despite broader...

B-CU finger-pointing begins

Developer demands millions; Jackson, Lucas respond BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DAYTONA BEACH – This week, three of the defendants in the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU)...