B-CU mourns shooting death of student; suspect turns himself in

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Five months after the tragic death of two female students at the hands of a shooter, the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) family...

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...

Teaching kids about food, science connection

Former White House chef helps create gardens, lesson plans BY JOYCE GANNON PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE PITTSBURGH — As executive pastry chef at the White House under...

Book credits abolitionists for ‘radical, interracial movement’

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE COURIER “Let it be remembered,” William Lloyd Garrison often proclaimed, “that the man of color has to labor against...

Books to make young minds think

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Here are a few books for young readers during Black History Month that could help them learn about slavery, civil rights and...

Scott names three to Civil Rights Hall of Fame

FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – The first Black Cabinet member since Reconstruction, a lawyer who fought segregation, and a state leader of the NAACP have...

What’s your B.H.I.Q.?

BY ELI SANDERS The Seattle Times Black History Month began with historian Carter G. Woodson, who early in the last century came up with the idea...

Edward Waters College becomes part of global art installation

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER JACKSONVILLE – Edward Waters College (EWC) became part of a global discussion on deforestation when it participated in “The Blue Trees”...

GED Testing Service lowers passing score

BY JANEL DAVIS THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION / TNS ATLANTA – Thousands who failed the GED exam could retroactively receive their diplomas in a couple of months...

Tally rally set to ‘Drop the Suit’

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSSEE – Parents, teachers, students and activists are set to gather in Florida’s capital city on Jan. 19 – the...

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