On the future of Bethune-Cookman University

BY MICHAEL CANTU / GUEST COMMENTARY It is no secret to residents of the Daytona area that Bethune-Cookman University has recently been beset by troubling...

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President dedicates new Black History museum on the National Mall BY D. KEVIN MCNEIR TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The idea of erecting a museum that would highlight...

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...

‘The world is indeed yours for the taking’

Some words of wisdom from 2015 graduation speakers BY CAROLYN BIGDA CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS This year’s college graduates may not need as much of a pep talk during...

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...

B-CU’s Lady Wildcats heading to NCAA tournament

COURTESY OF B-CU ATHLETICS The Lady Wildcats celebrate their MEAC victory and the announcement that they will challenge defending national...

FAMU president disappointed but not deterred

Mangum reflects on trustees’ failure to fire her BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum said Monday she’s...

BETHUNE-COOKMAN PRESIDENT RETIRES

The Florida Courier has learned that Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson will retire. It is unclear whether the retirement is voluntary or...

Zetas to celebrate centennial with $100,000 scholarship

Valerie Hollingsworth Baker PR NEWSWIRE Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, an international women's service organization with...

Governor touts free speech on college campuses

Resolution signed last week by presidents of state universities RICARDO RAMIREZ-BUXEDA/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Protestors gather outside after...

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