Alpha Phi Alpha Crowns Miss Black & Gold

Alpha Phi Alpha Crowns Miss Black & Gold

Taylor Baines, a junior at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, was crowned Miss Black and Gold 2014 during the pageant sponsored by the Jacksonville Graduate Chapter, Upsilon Lamb ...

Marissa Alexander Agrees to Plea Deal

Marissa Alexander Agrees to Plea Deal

Florida mother will serve 65 more days in jail and will also be subject to two years of house arrest. by Patrick Peck The controversial criminal case against Marissa Alexander, the ...

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Killer Cop

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Killer Cop

Diversityinc.com A St. Louis County grand jury has declined to indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown. Prosecut ...

Al Austin Honored as a Community Legend

Al Austin Honored as a Community Legend

On Saturday, November 15, 2014, the AnnieRuth Foundation hosted  Honoring a Community Legend. The 2014 recipient was Alfred "Al" Austin.  Honoring a Community Legend is the forum u ...

ASALH Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act by Honoring Local Trailblazers

ASALH Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act by Honoring Local Trailblazers

The James Weldon Johnson Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History recently held its’ annual luncheon  celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Ci ...

Goodwill Luncheon Reveals Success Against the Odds

Goodwill Luncheon Reveals Success Against the Odds

The 14th Annual Goodwill Striving to Succeed Luncheon boasted more than 650 community leaders eagerly awaiting the celebrity fashion show and yearly awards. But the real stars of t ...

Florida’s Oldest Living Veteran is a Jacksonville Native

Florida’s Oldest Living Veteran is a Jacksonville Native

Lorraine Carr of the Quilt of Valor Foundation recently honored the oldest living female, World War II Veteran, Cpl. Josephine E.  Statham, age 96 with a beautiful hand-made quilt. ...

Alpha Phi Alpha Crowns Miss Black & Gold

Taylor Baines, a junior at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, was crowned Miss Black and Gold 2014 during the pageant sponsored more ...

November 26, 2014

Feds to Create Wrongful Convictions Unit

By Jazelle Hunt U.S. Attorneys across the nation are professional prosecutors, making sure criminals are locked up for their crime more ...

November 20, 2014

‘Friends’ Desert Bill Cosby When He Needs Them Most

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist “Hey, hey, hey (in my best Fat Albert’s voice), please listen to what I have to say. My friend B more ...

November 24, 2014

Ray Rice Arrives for Appeal Hearing

The hearing begins nearly two months after the former Pro Bowl running back was suspended indefinitely by the NFL and released by more ...

November 06, 2014

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78

Ben Nuckols, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP)— Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politic more ...

November 24, 2014
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