Valor and Virtue Academies Open School Year Ready to Lead by Example

Valor and Virtue Academies Open School Year Ready to Lead by Example

Valor Academy, the first all male college prep school in Jacksonville, enrolled 140 young men in their Northwest location in its inaugural year in 2014. The young scholars scored m ...

Local Law School Students Combine Orientation with Community Service

Local Law School Students Combine Orientation with Community Service

Classes began this week for Florida Coastal School of Law students culminating a week of first-year student orientation with some community service. Nearly 300 new students were in ...

Local Thespians Dig Deep in the Cultural  Heritage of Wilsons and Lovell’s Masterpieces

Local Thespians Dig Deep in the Cultural Heritage of Wilsons and Lovell’s Masterpieces

The Deep Resonance, a live performance at the Cummer Museum, combined August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean in dialogue with the Museum's current exhibition Whitfield Lovell: Deep River ...

Back to School Event Focuses on Beauty & Brains for First Day of School

Back to School Event Focuses on Beauty & Brains for First Day of School

By Angela Stewart For the past 18 years The Beauty Institute located has been serving the community to provide back to school supplies, haircuts and “hair dos” free of charge. This ...

Judges Assigned to Rule on Makeup of Corrine Brown’s Congressional District

Judges Assigned to Rule on Makeup of Corrine Brown’s Congressional District

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief After the Florida Republican-dominated state legislature failed to redraw Rep. Corrine Brown’s congressional district and seven others that ...

Fly Jock and Activist Tom Joyner and Crew on Tour to “Meet Every Listener”

Fly Jock and Activist Tom Joyner and Crew on Tour to “Meet Every Listener”

Fresh off their stop in Tallahassee Florida, The Tom Joyner Morning Show crew, Tom, Sybil and J made their way to Jacksonville, Florida! The TJMS breezed into town Thursday, August ...

Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Dies at 75

Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Dies at 75

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Julian Bond, immediate past board chairman of the NAACP, a founding member and communications director of ...

Black Lives Matter Must Run Its Own Presidential Candidate in 2016

Lincoln Anthony Blades, theGrio When I first heard that #BlackLivesMatter activists decided to upstage 2016 presidential candidate more ...

August 28, 2015
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