Thursday, June 4, 2020

Lower GED passing score in Florida takes effect in March (updated)

Here are frequently asked questions about the GED passing score change from the Florida Department of Education. Link here:  http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/5615/urlt/HSEchangesFAQ.pdf What are the new score levels...

DEATH, UNCERTAINTY, OPPORTUNITY

The unexpected death of U.S. Supreme Court justice may have far-reaching impact, both legally and politically. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – President Obama will select...

58TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

‘We gonna be alright’ Kendrick Lamar and crew put on a legendary performance Monday during the 2016 GRAMMY awards in Los Angeles. Lamar’s album, “To...

Black Americans disproportionately poor, hungry

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER WASHINGTON – African-Americans continue to suffer disproportionately high rates of hunger and poverty compared to other Americans, according to a...

Playing doctor for real

Teen accused of giving medical advice BY KATE JACOBSON SUN SENTINEL / TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – A South Florida teenager is in jail after he played doctor...

B-CU mourns shooting death of student; suspect turns himself in

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Five months after the tragic death of two female students at the hands of a shooter, the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) family...

#BLACK VOTES MATTER

As the unexpectedly close 2016 Democratic presidential campaign comes south, Black supporters of both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are making the case for...

MAURICE WHITE, 1941-2016

‘I’ll write a song for you’ Bassist Verdine White, left, and his brother – singer, drummer and producer Maurice White of the group Earth, Wind...

B-CU hosts GOP bigwigs

Party recognizes Black ‘trailblazer’ BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DAYTONA BEACH – The Republican National Committee (RNC) hosted its 4th Annual Black Republican Trailblazer Awards luncheon...

Big legislative issues remain at ‘halftime’

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s 60-day legislative session is halfway done. Most of the major issues remain unresolved after weeks...