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...

TAKING ON HOMELESSNESS

Florida conference sheds light on poverty plight in state, nation BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Poverty and homelessness have lathered the Florida landscape with statistics growing...

DID HE STAND HIS GROUND?

A church drummer whose car broke down on I-95 in South Florida was shot dead by a plainclothes cop. Questions abound. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS PALM...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2015

In full swing The fall football season is well underway, with the University of Miami’s Joe Yearby running hard in UM’s victory over Virginia Tech...

Gator probably killed swimmer in Florida spring

BY ELYSSA CHERNEY ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS ORLANDO – A dead man pulled from the waters of Blue Spring State Park on Monday appeared to have...

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