Edward Waters College becomes part of global art installation

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER JACKSONVILLE – Edward Waters College (EWC) became part of a global discussion on deforestation when it participated in “The Blue Trees”...

Teens win computers for their ‘Big Idea’

Computer Mentors Group of Tampa held its annual Teen Business Challenge Feb. 18 and 19 at the Ybor City campus of Hillsborough Community College. The...

New book lays out Supreme Court’s stance on slavery

DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER In February 1865, during a debate over an appropriation to fund a bust of Roger Taney,...

Defunct HBCUs must stop defrauding Blacks

The Oregon College of Art and Craft, Hampshire College and Green Mountain College are three of a...

Tougher hazing laws backed in Senate

Andrew Coffey NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A proposal that would expand the state's anti-hazing laws...

What educating military children can teach

It is not uncommon for military programs to be adopted for use in civilian life. Schools in...

Orlando Science Center the place to learn all about mummies

BY DEWAYNE BEVIL ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Mummies are people, too. That’s the underlying message of “Mummies of the World: The Exhibition,” which opened last month at Orlando Science...

Helping teens jumpstart their dreams

Nine Florida students part of this year’s Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Nine Florida teens were among 100 high...

‘What to the slave is the Fourth of July?’

Editor’s note: On July 5, 1852, anti-slavery crusader Frederick Douglass spoke at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Rochester,...

He can’t look away

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie, the stately spokesman and tour guide of the Parkland massacre, has become a vocal proponent of stricter gun control...

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