Malia Obama to take year off, then head to Harvard

Born in Chicago on July 4, 1998, the first daughter attended the private University of Chicago Laboratory Schools before she and her family moved...

Former teacher says she was fired for having Black mate

FROM WIRE REPORTS A former Orange County schoolteacher is suing the school system, stating that she was discriminated against because her mate is Black. According to...

Commission starts work to review changes to state’s Constitution

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The once-every-20-years process of updating Florida’s basic law began Monday, as the Constitution Revision Commission held...

Black newspapers say ‘no’

Few making presidential endorsements BY ERICK JOHNSON THE CHICAGO CRUSADER VIA GEORGE CURRY MEDIA Forget it, Hillary. Sorry, Bernie. When the time came for the Florida Courier to endorse either candidate,...

Super Bowl returning to Tampa in 2021

BY SAM FARMER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Call it the Super Bowl Reshuffle. Five days after the Los Angeles Rams announced their Inglewood stadium would be finished in...

Separate, unequal 62 years later

Public schools becoming more segregated BY JOY RESMOVITS LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Sixty-two years after the Supreme Court ruled that America’s schools must be integrated, campuses...

UPS hiring up to 95,000 for holidays

ATLANTA — UPS announced it will hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal workers for the busy holiday shipping season. The company, based in suburban Atlanta, is...

South Florida family of 5 die in car crash

BY ALEX HARRIS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — After more than 12 hours in the hospital, a 10-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries, leaving an entire family...

Atoning for a college’s racial past

For years, Wesleyan identified with the Ku Klux Klan through class names and extreme hazing rituals and traditions that carried forward into the late...

Edward Waters College celebrates anniversary in Live Oak

The HBCU’s first building was erected there in 1872. Edward Waters College President Nathaniel Glover received a proclamation and key to the city of Live...

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