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...

Injured nurse challenges workers comp law

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the Florida Supreme Court agreeing last month to take up the case, an injured nurse has filed a brief...

Senate panel approves KidCare expansion

With backing from the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, a Senate committee Monday approved a bill (SB 248) that would allow thousands of immigrant...

‘Jeb Can Fix It’ starts in Florida

Republican presidential contender Jeb visits the Conductive Education Center of Orlando Monday in Winter Park. The former governor met with the students, families and...

Art Africa Miami Arts Fair returns next month

The Urban Collective’s fifth Art Africa Miami Arts Fair (AAMAF) takes place Dec. 2-6. It will be hosted by the Black Archives Historic Lyric...

A TALE OF TWO HBCUs

This year, sports archrivals Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University have one thing in common: leadership turmoil at the top of both institutions. COMPILED FROM...

FAMU to host national ‘Ban the Box’ forum

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER ORLANDO –  Florida A&M University (FAMU) will host a national forum titled, “Ban the Box: Eliminating Barriers to Reentry” on...

Florida’s controversial bear hunt ends after just two days

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State wildlife officials will take some time to review the first bear hunt in 21 years – shut...

$20K donation will help Edwards Waters produce more Black male teachers

JACKSONVILLE – Edward Waters College (EWC) has received $20,000 in donations toward its Call Me MISTER scholarship program. Former Florida State Senator Tony Hill presented...

Bill would boost age to operate jet skis

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The minimum age to operate a personal watercraft, such as a jet ski, in most Florida waters would increase from 14...

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