Friday, August 7, 2020

Mom who rigged son’s ACT, lied about race gets 3 weeks in prison

Marjorie Klapper BY MATTHEW ORMSETHLOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – A federal judge handed down...

A top HBCU honor for FAMU president

Mangum, Edward Waters research director among honorees at Hampton FROM WIRE REPORTS Two of Florida’s Black universities were honored last week at the annual AARP HBCU...

Scott presents his ‘Shine Award’ to six educators in state

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – During a meeting of Florida’s Cabinet on March 2, Gov. Rick Scott recognized six outstanding educators with the...

‘Christmas in May’ for many college students

The extension of Pell grants will cover summer classes for the first time since 2011. BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Despite broader...

B-CU finger-pointing begins

Developer demands millions; Jackson, Lucas respond BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DAYTONA BEACH – This week, three of the defendants in the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU)...

Crump sues Harvard over slave images

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Tamara Lanier and Attorney Benjamin Crump saw Harvard University refuses to return images...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 333

‘Teachers with guns’ – The high school kids I spoke to two years ago, before Marjory Stoneman...
coronavirus

Can you get coronavirus from package delivered from China ?

BY LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. – Residents at the epicenter of China’s mysterious viral outbreak are quarantined. But their mailed...

CALL THE AUDITORS OR I’LL CALL THE FEDS

That’s what a disgusted Bethune-Cookman trustee is telling his alma mater amid questions about forged signatures, financial mismanagement and millions allegedly spent without the...

Bethune statue may grace the US Capitol

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, an educator and civil rights activist who founded what is now known...