Jax NAACP ACT-SO Winners Bring Home Silver and Gold Medals

Jax NAACP ACT-SO Winners Bring Home Silver and Gold Medals

By Rometa Porter    The 36th Annual ACT-SO Olympics program was held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roughly 9,000 youth participated nationally with 60 finalists competing in Las Vegas for ...

Arts School Will Breath New Life Into Old Stanton

Arts School Will Breath New Life Into Old Stanton

 by Lynn Jones Since Stanton first opened its doors in 1868, the journey has included its origin as the only high school for African-Americans in Florida to one presently of the na ...

Gamma Rho Omega Joins 10,000 Sorors for AKA Biennial Boule

Gamma Rho Omega Joins 10,000 Sorors for AKA Biennial Boule

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. held their 66th biennial international conference in Charlotte, North Carolina last week for a week long event designed to refresh and invigorate t ...

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 ...

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