Thursday, April 15, 2021

Bullard keynotes FAMU’s Black History Month Convocation

BY ALEXIS GARY SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida Sen. Dwight Bullard returned to his alma mater earlier this month as the keynote speaker for Florida...

Edward Waters celebrating 150th anniversary this year

JACKSONVILLE – Edward Waters College (EWC) is commemorating its 150th anniversary this year. A kick off event for a yearlong celebration is 11 a.m. Jan....

States experiment with recovery high schools

As the nation struggles with an opioid-addiction epidemic, states increasingly have experimented with schools that enroll only kids who have drug and alcohol addiction...

OPERATION ORGANIZATION

Plan your way to success this school year From Family Features Each new school year can feel like getting caught in a whirlwind of activity. Before...

B-CU presidential search halted in judges’ self-interests

BY JOHNNY L. MCCRAY, JR., ESQ. / GUEST COMMENTARY Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) has been victimized...

Four ways to save Bethune-Cookman University

An independent audit of Bethune-Cookman University suggest that the school’s enrollment trends, accreditation issues and mounting debts...

B-CU gets $1,199,901 grant for STEM project

Left to right: Dr. Masood Poorandi, Dr. Allen Pelley, Ms. Lawana Walden and Dr. Hector N. Torres SPECIAL...
Homeless WALLY SKALIJ/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS

Report: 40 percent of homeless in the U.S. are Black

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The total number of homeless is 567,715 and 40 percent or 225,735 are African American although only 13 percent of the...

HBCU needs new board leadership

It’s time to remove Bethune-Cookman University’s incompetent Board of Trustees, beginning with Chairman Belvin Perry, once and for all time – and by any...

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...