Edward Waters College celebrates anniversary in Live Oak

The HBCU’s first building was erected there in 1872. Edward Waters College President Nathaniel Glover received a proclamation and key to the city of Live...

Many Florida kids starting school next week

Semester exams a factor for earlier start dates for public school districts BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Tens of thousands of Florida...

Book offers fullest account yet of Emmett Till story

DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Like many Black folks in Chicago, Mamie Carthan Till did not want to lose touch with her...

Pressure mounts at FAMU

President may force board to act BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees prepares for a...

BETTER BUS SAFETY

From Family Features For millions of school-age children, each day begins and ends with a bus ride. While parents entrust their children’s safety to the...

Celebrating Women’s History Month with a little inspiration

By Alex Kline/McClatchy-Tribune As March is now upon us, we celebrate Women’s History Month and commemorate the amazing ladies who took women from having no...

For-profit colleges under fire for recruiting practices

Students allowed to enroll with no proof they finished high school BY MICHAEL VASQUEZ MIAMI HERALD/TNS It’s a term that sounds like a street crime: “Snatch and...

Making their mark

Surveying the historical and cultural contributions of Black women By Gregory Clay McClatchy-Tribune News Service Most of us know prominent Black women in Hollywood — from Cicely...

Former FAMU dean leads research program in Brooksville

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – Former interim dean of the Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Education Patricia Green-Powell, Ph.D., has been tapped to...

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...

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