A MOVEMENT OR A MOMENT?

A loosely organized nationwide network of high school students is pushing for a ban on assault-type weapons. Will they have ‘staying power’ to fight...

WMU-Cooley professors discuss free speech in public schools, universities

More than 100 students attended a Constitution Day event on Western Michigan University (WMU)-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus to participate in a discussion...

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...

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)...

Gregory’s book breaks down Black history

BY JIM HIGGINS MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL/TNS Fairly and with a touch of humor, the late Dick Gregory describes himself and his purpose in the opening pages...

‘OUR GOD IS MARCHING ON’

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

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,...

Morrison shares thoughts on race, history in ‘Others’

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Toni Morrison is a national – and international – treasure. As a senior editor at Random...

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,...

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