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,...

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...

More students considering options outside of 4-year college

ZBIGNIEW BZDAK/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS William Wyatt, 30, and Keyanna White, 23, carpentry students at South Suburban Community College, work on rehabbing an...

Companies helping low-income students attend school

Republic National Distributing Company, the nation’s second largest wine and spirits wholesaler, Cigar City Brewing, a Tampa area brewery, have announced major donations to...

Senior bishop to speak at FAMU’s summer commencement

Senior Bishop Adam Richardson SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Newly elevated African Methodist Episcopal (AME)...

Liberian peace activist shares thoughts on women’s movement during lecture at Florida college

BY SAMUEL JOHNSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee is engaging as she urges for community outreach. On Sept. 17 at...

Harvard professor examines history of mass incarceration in new book

BOOK REVIEW - Review of “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.’’ By Elizabeth...

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...

Crump sues Harvard over slave images

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Tamara Lanier and Attorney Benjamin Crump saw Harvard University refuses to return images...

Black female pilots make history on Delta flight

BY YESHA CALLAHAN THEROOT.COM Delta Air Line pilots First Officer Dawn Cook and Capt. Stephanie Johnson ended Black History Month and brought in Women’s History Month...

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