ANOTHER WEEK, ANOTHER LAWSUIT

Another Bethune-Cookman University alumnus sues his alma mater as the long controversy over a now-completed $72 million dorm project continues, and there may be...

Pick me to lay the wreath

Who would you entrust to lay a wreath near a tomb of four American heroes who risked their lives in World War I? If...

Black female pilots make history on Delta flight

BY YESHA CALLAHAN THEROOT.COM Delta Air Line pilots First Officer Dawn Cook and Capt. Stephanie Johnson ended Black History Month and brought in Women’s History Month...

Robert Lawrence: A forgotten NASA pioneer

As the 50th anniversary of the first Black astronaut’s death approaches, a NASA official says  there won’t be a remembrance ceremony. BY ERICK JOHNSON CHICAGO CRUSADER/NNPA Two...

Book offers fullest account yet of Emmett Till story

DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Like many Black folks in Chicago, Mamie Carthan Till did not want to lose touch with her...

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...

Celebrating Women’s History Month with a little inspiration

By Alex Kline/McClatchy-Tribune As March is now upon us, we celebrate Women’s History Month and commemorate the amazing ladies who took women from having no...

Book tells what it took for Blacks to get and keep land

BOOK REVIEW Review of A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland.  By Sydney Nathans. Harvard University Press. 313 pp.  $29.95 DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO...

Teens win computers for their ‘Big Idea’

Computer Mentors Group of Tampa held its annual Teen Business Challenge Feb. 18 and 19 at the Ybor City campus of Hillsborough Community College. The...

‘BLACK MINDS MATTER’

Atlanta’s Morehouse College celebrated 150 years of building men with an awards gala and banquet that raised more than $1 million for student scholarships. BY...

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