A FAMILIAR STORY

The National Urban League’s 40th annual State of Black America Report shows little progress in improving the lives of African-Americans. SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER WASHINGTON...

Separate, unequal 62 years later

Public schools becoming more segregated BY JOY RESMOVITS LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Sixty-two years after the Supreme Court ruled that America’s schools must be integrated, campuses...

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...

Miami educator named national magnet school principal

COMPILED BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Martin T. Reid, principal of Arthur & Polly Mays 6-12 Conservatory of the Arts, has been named the the national...

‘You can bend our collective future’

Editor’s note: Here are excerpts from President Obama’s commencement speech deliver to the Class of 2016 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Some of you...

Pair of mom, daughters to graduate at same time from Edward Waters College

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Mother’s Day weekend will be extra special for four Edward Waters College students. After decades of putting higher education off,...

IT’S CALLED SURVIVAL

Amid tight state budgets, historically Black public colleges and universities are seeking White, Latino, and Asian students. BY TERESA WILTZ STATELINE.ORG / TNS WASHINGTON – Faced with...

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...

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...

‘Advice for Living’ from MLK

Before he became an international icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spent time dispensing advice on relationships, finances and other issues for Ebony magazine. BY...

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