IT JUST WON’T STOP

At least 17 children and adults are dead and a former student is in custody after America’s latest mass shooting in a school –...

‘I Have A Dream’

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed:  ‘We hold these...

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...

Johnson gets another term as Board of Education chair

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The State Board of Education on Monday selected Marva Johnson to serve a second consecutive term as board chair. Johnson was...

A Decade of Dreams

For 10 years, Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine have partnered with Walt Disney World to host the Disney Dreamers Academy. Florida was well-represented with...

Black history in Philly

From Mother Bethel to the Marian Anderson Residence Museum, there’s a wealth of early African-American history in this historic city. SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER PHILADELPHIA...

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...

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...

He can’t look away

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie, the stately spokesman and tour guide of the Parkland massacre, has become a vocal proponent of stricter gun control...

1 MILLION VISITORS SINCE SEPTEMBER

The Smithsonian Institution’s national museum has become the premier place for Black history and culture BY BREANNA EDWARDS THEROOT.COM The National Museum of African American History and...

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