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...

Book tells what it took for Blacks to get and keep land

BOOK REVIEW Review of A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland.  By Sydney Nathans. Harvard University Press. 313 pp.  $29.95 DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO...

FAMU trustees clash with latest president

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Little more than a year into her job, Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum on Tuesday...

Toddler schools Target clerk on doll choice

BY YESHA CALLAHAN THEROOT.COM Two-year-old Sophia was promised by her parents, Brandi and Nick Benner, that if she successfully pooped on her potty for a month,...

Ally of FAMU president elected to chair board of trustees

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After a turbulent period at Florida A&M University, an ally of embattled President Elmira Mangum was...

MARCHING FOR THEIR LIVES

As students converge on Washington, D.C., to push for gun safety laws, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is still uneasy a month after the...

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...

10 Who counted

From politics to exploration, Leonard Pitts Jr. profiles 10 influential African-Americans you might not have heard of Sometimes, history forgets. Sometimes, the big names everyone knows...

Thurston men continue family tradition

The men of South Florida’s Thurston family traveled to Atlanta’s Morehouse College last week to witness the latest “Morehouse Man” continue three generations of...

B-CU’s Lady Wildcats heading to NCAA tournament

COURTESY OF B-CU ATHLETICS The Lady Wildcats celebrate their MEAC victory and the announcement that they will challenge defending national...

Follow us

7,140FansLike
687FollowersFollow

WORLD