Edward Waters recruiting young Black males for summer program

Edward Waters College (EWC) in Jacksonville is enrolling students for its 2015 Black Male College Explorers Program. The EWC Black Male Explorers Program is an...

NEARLY 150 YEARS OF PRODUCING LEADERS

Morehouse College seeks rebound in finances and enrollment as it prepares to celebrate sesquicentennial. BY JANEL DAVIS ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION (TNS) ATLANTA — When Philip Rucker told people...

Florida’s HBCUs may get a break

Legislature considers ‘state’ college restrictions COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – The battle over how far Florida colleges should be allowed to go in...

Book looks back at ‘Eyes on the Prize’ series

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER In 1979, Henry Hampton, the founder of Blackside Inc., a documentary film company committed to presenting...

Praise – but no cash

Trump meets with HBCU leaders BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS AND ANITA KUMAR TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday to increase support...

Senator to Edward Waters College graduates: Start a business, buy property and think big

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida State Senator Chris Smith gave his first commencement address on May 9, addressing 139 graduates of Jacksonville’s Edward Waters...

The Kinsey Collection: Re-Discovering America

Family’s African-American treasures will remain on display at Disney’s Epcot Center through 2016 BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida has never been humble when...

Set the stage for success

Tips for a smooth transition back to school From Family Features For parents putting bright-eyed students on the bus for the very first time and for...

B-CU mourns shooting death of student; suspect turns himself in

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Five months after the tragic death of two female students at the hands of a shooter, the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) family...

States experiment with recovery high schools

As the nation struggles with an opioid-addiction epidemic, states increasingly have experimented with schools that enroll only kids who have drug and alcohol addiction...

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