Jax Community Must Rally to Find Solutions to  the Rise in Murder and Violence this Summer

Jax Community Must Rally to Find Solutions to the Rise in Murder and Violence this Summer

by Reggie Fullwood With Jacksonville murder tolls steadily increasing, the obvious question that is on most people’s mind is what has triggered so much violence within a span of a ...

Jacksonville (FL) Links Win Top Program Honors in the Country

Jacksonville (FL) Links Win Top Program Honors in the Country

The Jacksonville (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated was awarded First Place in the area of Umbrella Programs for “GEMS”, its five year mentoring and enrichment program for gir ...

City Gathers to Honor A Hero in the Midst

City Gathers to Honor A Hero in the Midst

   Mayor Alvin Brown and Rep. Corrine Brown hosted a reception and book signing for Rep. Clyburn at the Ritz Theatre last weekend in honor of his contributions on the frontlines of ...

Supporters of Marissa Alexander Organize ‘Standing Our Ground’ Week

Supporters of Marissa Alexander Organize ‘Standing Our Ground’ Week

As the Aug. 1 court hearing for Marissa Alexander draws closer, supporters of the woman who is facing 60 years in prison for firing a warning shot at her husband during a domestic ...

Students Ball It Out for the Homeless

Students Ball It Out for the Homeless

Mayor Alvin Brown, Superintendent Nikolai Vitti, State Representative Reggie Fullwood and Pat Garaghty, the Chairman and CEO of Florida Blue recently joined a star studded team of ...

City Tributes 50th Anniversary of 1964 Civil Rights Acts

City Tributes 50th Anniversary of 1964 Civil Rights Acts

City leaders and elected officials joined came together in City Council Chambers to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The keynote spe ...

Stanton Blue Devils Celebrate 8th All Class Reunion

Stanton Blue Devils Celebrate 8th All Class Reunion

Stantonians, spanning 5 decades, came together this past weekend for the Stanton Alumni Gala. Events began with a social on Friday night consisting of Trivia, scrabble, and a dance ...

Republicans’ Selective Memory on Executive Order

By George Curry To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, arguably the most overrated U.S. president in history, there they go again. They, of more ...

July 16, 2014
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