Jax Native Johnetta Cole Honored as a Trailblazer

Jax Native Johnetta Cole Honored as a Trailblazer

Mayor Alvin Brown presented renowned scholar and Jacksonville native Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole with a Trailblazer Award this week in recognition of her pioneering leadership and di ...

Jacksonville Among 25 Cities Challenged  by Black Lawyers on Police Brutality

Jacksonville Among 25 Cities Challenged by Black Lawyers on Police Brutality

By Freddie Allen In an effort to combat police brutality in the Black community, the National Bar Association (NBA) has announced plans to file open records requests in 25 cities t ...

Youth Respond to JLOC, MMM Back  to School Free Clothes Give-A-Way

Youth Respond to JLOC, MMM Back to School Free Clothes Give-A-Way

By Brother Andre X Labor day weekend served as a holiday on for the Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee of the Millions More Movement Inc., as they presented a “Youth Back To S ...

Most Diverse Teach For America Corps Ever Joins Local Efforts to Expand Educational Opportunity

Most Diverse Teach For America Corps Ever Joins Local Efforts to Expand Educational Opportunity

Teach For America, an AmeriCorps program, welcomed almost 100 new teachers to local schools this fall. The organization shares with its local partners in Duval County Public School ...

Jesse Jackson Inspires  Jax Voters to GOTV

Jesse Jackson Inspires Jax Voters to GOTV

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown brought one of her famous friends to town to inspire and encourage Jacksonville voters to come to the polls. Jackson attended a “GOTV” rally Saturday, Septe ...

Hob Nob Kicks Off Local Political Season

Hob Nob Kicks Off Local Political Season

The Duval County Democratic Black Caucus (DCDBC) members were “in the house” representing the Black Caucus and community at the annual political Hob Nob Event at the Hyatt Hotel. W ...

Public Hearings Continue for JTA’s Route Optimization Initiative

Public Hearings Continue for JTA’s Route Optimization Initiative

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is changing the way Jacksonville’s public transportation is being routed throughout the city. is continuing their neighborhood publi ...

Apple Reveal Shows the Time for Action on Diversity Has Come

By Jesse Jackson Last week, in a highly choreographed, tightly organized presentation, Apple rolled out the new iPhone 6 and iPhon more ...

September 15, 2014

Strong Reactions to Rice Video, Player’s Release

Football is a fraternity, and NFL players rarely criticize each other publicly, especially when it comes to matters of discipline. more ...

September 11, 2014
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