Sunday, March 29, 2020

Ally of FAMU president elected to chair board of trustees

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After a turbulent period at Florida A&M University, an ally of embattled President Elmira Mangum was...

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...

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...

FAMU law students receive Bar Association scholarships

Ariel Cavazos Ashley Wilson ORLANDO – Two Florida A&M University (FAMU) College...

WELLS FARGO TO THE RESCUE, PART 2

A 2002 study calculates the cost to the Daytona Beach area if Wells Fargo’s foreclosure lawsuit shuts Bethune-Cookman University down.

Summit at Morehouse will mentor young males

Above are male students that have been helped in previous years. BLACKNEWS.COM College Campus Tours,...

Surveying the historical and cultural contributions of Black women

BY GREGORY CLAY McClatchy-Tribune News Service Most of us know prominent Black women in Hollywood — from Cicely Tyson to Halle Berry to Kerry Washington. We know...

Senator to Edward Waters College graduates: Start a business, buy property and think big

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida State Senator Chris Smith gave his first commencement address on May 9, addressing 139 graduates of Jacksonville’s Edward Waters...

Documentary to highlight Black pioneers of St. Petersburg

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER Archie and David Boston recently met with State Rep. Daryl Rouson in Tallahassee to discuss their upcoming PBS special titled “Black...

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Never to be forgotten In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. pointed to a bullet hole in a St. Augustine hotel he stayed in while...