HURRICANE KATRINA – SURVIVOR’S STORY, FIRST PERSON

Sheila St. Etienne, a New Orleans resident and Jacksonville native, survived Hurricane Katrina with her children, then wrote about it exclusively for the Florida...

Edward Waters president receives ‘Solid as A Rock’ Award

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Edward Waters College (EWC) President Dr. Nathaniel Glover has been named the 2016 recipient of the 18th annual Thompson S....

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Florida’s Black beaches; back to school Nine years ago, the Florida Courier featured a series of articles on state beaches that were racially segregated, but...

Blacks in Obama administration share memories

Beyond service to country, they embraced a personal mission – ensuring the success of the nation’s first African-American president. BY HANNAH ALLAN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON –...

McDonald’s drops sponsorship of Olympics

BY ROBERT CHANNICK CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS McDonald’s and the International Olympic Committee are ending a long-standing commercial partnership three years early. The fast-food company is leaving the Olympics’...

B-CU and EWC have games in Florida this weekend

Bethune-Cookman University faces Savannah State at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in Daytona Beach. More info: BCUathletics.com Edward Waters College (EWC) will play Ava Maria...

TRANSFER OF POWER

As a new group of Florida’s political leadership takes the reins of the state, Black Floridians ‒ including supporters of President...

THE FLORIDA CLASSIC

Bragging rights again for B-CU Wildcats trounce Rattlers in game that brings together rivals, friends, families BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Neither threat of rain nor traffic jams...

The Storm

Hurricane season started on June 1. Florida officials are concerned about residents’ complacency and ‘hurricane amnesia.’ BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Weather forecasters say...

Book recounts dream season of Baltimore basketball team

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER 1981-1982 was a dream season for the basketball team of Baltimore, Maryland’s Paul Laurence Dunbar Community High...

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