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Students at Bethune-Cookman University say they are fed up with living conditions and demand change at the HBCU in the heart of Daytona Beach’s Black community.

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DAYTONA BEACH – Approximately 300 Bethune-Cookman University students gathered in front of White Hall – the site of the school’s administrative offices – to demand the resignation of the institution’s Board of Trustees, including Board Chairman Belvin Perry.

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One of the Southwest Florida area’s devastated by Hurricane Ian is River Park, the only historically Black neighborhood in Naples, a pristine coastal city known for its white-sand beaches, numerous golf courses and upscale residential communities.

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What you need to know for financial aid

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Florida A&M University (FAMU) unveiled a plaque engraved with the names of the nearly five dozen graduates of the original law school. The unveiling took place on Friday, Sept 9 at the north end of the Coleman Library building on the Tallahassee campus, home of the original law school, w…

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TALLAHASSEE – Florida students began returning to classrooms last week amid a teacher and support-staff shortage, with some counties still advertising positions and exploring “creative options” to fill vacancies.

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OIC of South Florida’s (OIC-SFL) 2022 Middle Class Summit is a two-day conference created for workforce and economic development professionals, policymakers, and all community stakeholders to develop actionable solutions to the many challenges facing the middle class and those seeking to ent…

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Did you know Disney offers a year-round series of races for runners of all levels?  runDisney, one of the largest race organizers in the United States, in terms of number of runners, offers races for all levels – from 5Ks to a marathon, plus a health and fitness expo at all race weekends fea…

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Parents ref lect on victims of the Texas school shooting, with many as young as 10 years old.

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New Orleans’ St. Augustine High School, which accomplished many firsts for African Americans during the 1950s and 1960s, again enjoyed a historical moment for its 2022 graduating class.

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The Florida Charter Schools Association observed National Charter Schools Week from May 8 to 14 by sending several parents to Washington D.C.  to speak out against new proposed rules from the U.S. Department of Education.

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ORLANDO — Florida’s school districts may be down to just a single option for buying new elementary school math textbooks — and it’s a choice that concerns some educators.

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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a controversial bill that will bar classroom instruction about sexual orientation and gender identity in early grades, characterizing the measure as a way to “protect students” and “support parents.”

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In 2013, as she watched President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, 7-year-old Veronica Bofah decided she wanted to be just like him. She would go to Harvard and one day be president too.

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ORLANDO — School administrators in a Central Florida county canceled a seminar for history teachers on the U.S. civil rights movement, in part, because it had not been screened to make sure it was free of critical race theory, which the college professor planning the presentation says it did…

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On Dec. 26, Vice President Kamala Harris shared her Kwanzaa greetings message to the world. In the video, the vice president, who celebrates the holiday shared how she will be celebrating virtually this year with her family. 

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TALLAHASSEE — Critical race theory shouldn’t be taught to Florida’s children or workers, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday, and he’ll seek legislation next month to ban a practice that is stirring debate nationwide.

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A lot has changed about secondary education since the pandemic began nearly two years ago. Classes stopped and started, many colleges shifted to online courses, loan repayment paused and some schools shuttered altogether.

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The Florida Board of Education has scheduled a meeting next week to consider a U.S. Department of Education complaint seeking to prevent Florida from withholding funds from school districts that received federal money to cover school board members’ salaries.

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There are many reasons why students will choose to attend an historically Black college or university (HBCU). One reason could be tradition, another could be family legacy or academics. For Chandler Robinson, it was for the networking.

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Sisters Empowering Women, Inc. (SEW) has free evening gowns for girls to wear this Homecoming season. The Gowns for Girls program provides evening gowns to girls whose families can’t afford to purchase a dress.

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TALLAHASSEE – Continuing to pressure school districts over their handling of COVID-19, the State Board of Education has scheduled a meeting next week to look at whether 11 districts have complied with rules aimed at preventing student mask mandates.

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The Alabama A&M Bulldogs edged the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 30-27 in a hard-fought battle in front of a crowd of 4,173 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Thursday night.

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FORT LAUDERDALE — Florida school districts can legally require their students to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a judge ruled Friday, saying Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority when he issued an executive order banning such mandates.

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As students return to school and COVID numbers rise, Alachua moves forward with requirement while Leon decides to comply with state.

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The effects of Alzheimer’s disease on the Black families across the U.S. are devastating. If nothing is done to mitigate these effects, according to researchers at Florida International University and UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, by 2030 nearly 40% of all Americans with Alzheimer’s disease will be …

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Some districts look to move forward with masks for upcoming school year

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