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Bethune-Cookman Preps for Historic NCAA Baseball Regional Showdown Against U of Florida

The weekend went from historic to legendary as Bethune-Cookman defeated Florida 6-2 Sunday in the NCAA Gainesville Regional at McKethan Stadium and force...

FAMU Alumni Increase Push for Larry Robinson as Permanent President

Three major stakeholders for Florida A&M University are pushing for Interim President Larry Robinson to be named as permanent president of the university.

Florida Memorial Professor Tameka Hobbs Talks HBCU Commencement, Florida’s Lynching History

Florida Memorial University professor, historian and author Tameka Hobbs discusses two different HBCU narratives in the state surrounding commencement, and her new book "Democracy...

Former FAMU Trustee Offers 15 Qualities Needed in Next President

When Florida A&M University national alumni convene in Baltimore for their annual convention this week, they will get a chance to say what they want...

FAMU Joins Tech Workforce Development Consortium, Launches Code Academy

Domi, Florida A&M University, and the Office of Mayor Andrew Gillum launched I/O Avenue, a Tallahassee-based code academy Wednesday. The program, created as a part...

Better Commencement Protest: Bethune-Cookman Booing or Notre Dame Walk Out?

Several pundits and writers have criticized graduates at historically black Bethune-Cookman University for incivility shown during US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' speech, but have...

Robert McCullum Named FAMU Men’s Basketball Coach

The third time’s the charm. It’s something Robert McCullum truly believes. He got some validation in that belief Tuesday afternoon. After a nearly two-month search,...

Bethune-Cookman and Florida Memorial Show the Spectrum of HBCU Outreach

The graduation season of 2017 has offered some interesting comparison in leadership among HBCU presidents. The administration at Bethune-Cookman University, under the leadership of Dr....

For HBCUs, Today’s Disinvited Speaker Could be Tomorrow’s Legislative Loss

Texas Southern University today rescinded the invitation for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) to serve as commencement speaker, prompted by online petitions and the...

Black Faculty Members Pen National, Open Letter to Bethune-Cookman Graduates

More than 200 Black professors penned the beautiful open letter below to the courageous 2017 graduates of Bethune-Cookman (University). The students defied the presence and...