Thursday, April 15, 2021

Black history year-round in Augusta

The Georgia city was the home of James Brown, Jessye Norman, ‘Butterfly’ McQueen and Laurence Fishburne. BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Augusta, Georgia...

State panel backs Bible courses for public schools

PHOTO COURTESY OF FLORIDA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Florida Rep. Kimberly Daniels (center) is the bill’s sponsor. NEWS SERVICE...

Book looks back at ‘Eyes on the Prize’ series

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER In 1979, Henry Hampton, the founder of Blackside Inc., a documentary film company committed to presenting...

‘WE’VE BEEN HAD,’ VERSION 2.0

Another dorm deal gone bad spawns another lawsuit involving Bethune-Cookman University. BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DAYTONA BEACH – The financial partner involved with Bethune-Cookman University...

HOW FAR HAVE WE COME?

One study determines progress has been made in closing the ‘quality of life’ gap between Black and White Americans. BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF With...

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...

WMU-Cooley professors discuss free speech in public schools, universities

More than 100 students attended a Constitution Day event on Western Michigan University (WMU)-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus to participate in a discussion...

Making their Mark

Surveying the historical and cultural contributions of Black women BY GREGORY CLAY MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Most of us know prominent Black women in Hollywood — from...

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...
Bethune Cookman University

Another option for B-CU

Get accredited somewhere else BY JARRETT CARTER SR. HBCU DIGEST COMMENTARY I texted a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) president, partially out of the need for executive context...