Monday, June 1, 2020

State to present guidelines for reopening university campuses

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – State university system Chancellor Marshall Criser next week will present guidelines for reopening university campuses in the...

NO POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE

The pandemic has robbed 2020 graduates of traditional celebrations. Several share their thoughts on the interrupted senior year and curtailed commencement plans. BY ALEXIA...

OneUnited announces financial literacy contest for youth

In celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest Black-owned bank, has announced its 10th Annual “I Got Bank!” National Financial Literacy...

B-CU and Senator Bracy announce state’s investment in HBCUs

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University will be joined by Florida State Sen. Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) and host a press conference Friday, March 21...

State universities moving to online learning

FROM WIRE REPORTS Florida’s State University System said schools that have already returned from spring are being asked to move to online learning and is...

Breaking New Ground: Black History Month is a good time to recognize the work...

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL Carter G. Woodson launched Negro History Week in 1926 as part of his life’s work of shining a scholarly light on the...

Black students more likely to take honors courses if teacher’s Black

BY HANNAH FURFARO THE SEATTLE TIMES/TNS SEATTLE — Black high school students are more likely to enroll in advanced coursework when their schools employ at least...

10 Who Counted from Politics to Exploration

Leonard Pitts Jr. profiles 10 influential African-Americans you might not have heard of Sometimes, history forgets. Sometimes, the big names everyone knows crowd out the smaller...

Civil rights veteran reflects on famous doll study

BY CHRISTOPHER FREAR CENTER FOR CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY AND RESEARCH COLUMBIA, S.C. — As a child in South Carolina after World War Two, Celestine Parson Lloyd...

TEST YOUR BLACK HISTORY KNOWLEDGE

It’s Black History Month and time to focus on the outstanding achievements of African-Americans. Think you’re a Black history buff? Let’s see. Test your...