Monthly Archives: February 2018

No more foxes guarding the B-CU ‘hen house’

by Johnny L. McCray, Jr

Following the abrupt and unexpected departure of former President Edison O. Jackson in August 2017 amid dire financial conditions at Bethune Cookman-University and the subsequent

Off-Field Fight For BC-U

It’s ‘ride or die’ time 
for B-CU alumni

We live in a world which respects power above all things. Power, intelligently directed, can lead to more freedom. Unwisely directed, it can be a dreadful, destructive force.– Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, “Last Will & Testament”

Trump Wants to Put American Workers First,

 Except At His Own Properties

Only one out of 144 jobs at three Trump properties went to a US worker, according to a Vox story.

Thanks to Vox, we now know just how seriously President Trump’s businesses are taking his policy of “America First.”

ICE new agreement with Florida sheriffs

For detaining undocumented immigrants

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement representatives announced a new agreement; in late January with 17, Florida sheriffs aimed at preventing the release from jail of

Importance of the Florida African-American Vote

by Akilah Ensley, Finance Director, Andrew Gillum for Governor

As we begin 2018, there is strong excitement in black communities all across Florida and the United States in the wake of Senator Doug Jones’ historic win in Alabama.

African-American Attending Spelman College Wins $25K Scholarship

 She will study for a Semester at the University of Oxford in England

Kyana Washington of Manvel, TX, an English major from Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, has been selected as the English in Action 2018-2019 Luard Morse Scholarship recipient, a

Why Black Youth Need Positive Black Images

In the 1940s, psychologists Kenneth and Mamie Clark designed an experiment to assess the psychological effect of segregation on black children. Black children were asked, “Which doll looks

What’s Next: The family believes race is a factor

Ohio high school senior asked to withdraw from school for ‘raising his voice’ at a white teacher