BLACK HISTORY MONTH

The legend and legacy of pioneer NFL player New book chronicles life of Sherman J. Howard BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF At age 91, Sherman J. Howard is...

On the future of Bethune-Cookman University

It is no secret to residents of the Daytona area that Bethune-Cookman University has recently been beset by troubling financial difficulties. What is far...

A state takeover of B-CU is not the answer

BY DR. SHEILA FLEMMING-HUNTER / GUEST COMMENTARY I write this letter because I do not want Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) to be a political ball thrown...

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...

Wright Flood donates $1 million to Step Up for Students

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Wright Flood, the largest provider of federal flood insurance policies in the U.S., has announced its largest contribution to date...

Can Christian schools pray before games?

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A dispute over whether two Christian schools could use the loudspeaker for a prayer at a...

Where slavery was introduced in Georgia

Historians want to revive plantation site where cotton gin was created BY DAN CHAPMAN ATLANTA JOURNAL- CONSTITUTION (TNS) SAVANNAH, Ga. — No museum graces the most important site...

‘Call the auditors’-UPDATED

Alum support McCray; NAACP objects to Scott’s award UPDATE, OCT. 16: B-CU won't change course on Scott award Links: Johnny L. McCray, Jr. letter         Joe...

Radio host receives honorary doctorate from Shaw

Nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner urged the 202 graduates of Shaw University on May 13 to follow the lead of their new alma...

Edward Waters celebrating 150th anniversary this year

JACKSONVILLE – Edward Waters College (EWC) is commemorating its 150th anniversary this year. A kick off event for a yearlong celebration is 11 a.m. Jan....

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