Monday, July 13, 2020

B-CU follows FAMU; leaving MEAC for SWAC

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES After a week of speculation, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) is moving to the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). On Thursday, the university announced that...

Overcoming racial bias: Acknowledge it and talk with kids

Children are always watching and listening, but since protests for racial justice have spread across the globe, they’re witnessing, absorbing and internalizing possibly more...

Tips for keeping older adults connected

FAMILY FEATURES Connection and a sense of community can be critical to well-being as people continue to distance and isolate. It can be challenging, especially...

Capturing African American history in Tampa

Black photographers to present exhibit of BLM protests BY ALEXIA MCKAY FLORIDA COURIER #BlackLivesMatter In Tampa, a group of Black photographers have been doing their part to...

Judge weighs fight over unemployment system

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After four hours of arguments Monday, a Leon County circuit judge will decide whether to move forward with...

Pandemic tightens grip on US, setting reopened states reeling

MARGARET NEWKIRK, JONATHAN LEVIN AND MICHELLE FAY CORTEZ BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS The COVID-19 pandemic, which set records for infections and hospitalizations across the U.S. on Wednesday,...

Presidential debate set for Oct. 15 in Miami

BY DOUGLAS HANKS DAVID SMILEY AND JOEY FLECHAS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts will host a presidential debate in...

B-CU could follow FAMU and leave MEAC for SWAC

BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University could also be switching athletic conferences. It was announced last week that the school’s Board of Trustees were meeting to...

Rayshard Brooks eulogized in Atlanta

A SEASON OF MOURNING The casket of Rayshard Brooks is taken out of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Tuesday following his funeral service. The...

MEMORIALIZING HER NAME

NASA names Washington headquarters after its first Black female engineer, Mary W. Jackson. SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER NASA Administrator Jim Bridgestone announced Wednesday that the...