Category : Southeast

Southeast / Florida - 1 year ago

BCPS selected for U.S. Dept. of Education grant

PHOTO COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA Recently, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) was selected for an approximately $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. The grant aims to increase career an...

Southeast / Florida - 1 year ago

Local pastor honored for years of service

Pastor Brenda J. Ray PHOTO COURTESY OF EVERETT HAMILTON By DAPHNE TAYLOR Special to South Florida Times Truly it was an amazing night at the elegant Riviera Beach Marina Event Center on November 17 and one that was certainly fit for royalty. Hundred...

Southeast / Florida - 1 year ago

Holiday Flavors: Food Traditions in Black Families

PHOTO COURTESY OF HGCDIET.COM By ERNISHA RANDOLPH Special to South Florida Times For blacks, the holidays are a time for foods galore in varieties that we may not have access to year round. Both Thanksgiving and Christmas yield delicious meals that...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 year ago

Bayou Classic 2017

By Eric Craig After Grambling State University reigned as Champion of the Bayou Classic during last year’s game, Southern University is coming back with vengeance. On Saturday, Nov. 25th, the Grambling State University Tigers and the Southern U...

Southeast / Florida - 1 year ago

2017 Florida Classic Ends in shambles for Rattlers

Florida A&M hasn’t ended a football seasons with a win in seven years and the annual Florida Classic was no different. The Rattlers led by 14 points in the fourth quarter – FAMU’s first double digit lead over Bethune-Cookman since 2011 – but th...

Southeast / Florida - 1 year ago

AKA Presents History Book in College Prep

An autographed eighth edition of the AKA’s history book: Priceless Pearls-Dimensions of Sisterhood and Service in Alpha Kappa Alpha, was presented to the principal and staff of James Weldon Johnson College Prep last week. As the nations first soror...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 year ago

Understanding Cholesterol

By Glenn Ellis Statins are one of the bestselling pharmaceuticals of all time. If you’re not on medicine to lower your cholesterol yet, you might be soon. Recent new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiol...