Education Symposium Works to Reclaim Young Black Males

Education Symposium Works to Reclaim Young Black Males

The 7th Annual Urban Education Symposium: Reclaiming Young Black Males for Jacksonville's Future was held over the weekend in downtown Jax at the Main Library. Students, teachers a ...

City Embraces Eureka Gardens

City Embraces Eureka Gardens

For the past year when you hear about the Eureka Gardens apartment community, it is accompanied by crime statistics and unflattering remarks uncharacteristic of a stellar city. Las ...

Links’ Western Gala Not Just a Party, But a Community Tradition

Links’ Western Gala Not Just a Party, But a Community Tradition

by M. Latimer The “Western Gala,” hosted by the Jacksonville (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, is no longer just a party. The event, held annually since 2003, has become a N ...

Gamma Rho Omega Celebrates Alpha Kappa Alpha’s 107 Year Legacy

Gamma Rho Omega Celebrates Alpha Kappa Alpha’s 107 Year Legacy

The Gamma Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. celebrated its 107th Founders’ Day observance last weekend at the Hyatt Hotel. The sorority was founded on January 1 ...

100 Black Men of Jacksonville Infinite Scholar College Fair Nets $1 Million + in Scholarships

100 Black Men of Jacksonville Infinite Scholar College Fair Nets $1 Million + in Scholarships

The 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc. (J100) recently hosted their 11th Annual Infinite Scholar College Fair  at the Schultz Center. This event featured more than 20 national, re ...

Fisher of Men Tackle Mentoring, Fatherhood and Social Issues

Fisher of Men Tackle Mentoring, Fatherhood and Social Issues

Alvin W. King, founder of Fishers of Men held a “get anchored and informed” event over the weekend to inspire men to be agents of change. Founded November 2013, Fisher’s of Men is ...

Legal Mass Gay Wedding Held Downtown in Hemming Plaza

Legal Mass Gay Wedding Held Downtown in Hemming Plaza

Celebrants of all genders gathered in Hemming Plaza last weekend for a mass wedding held in honor of same sex couples. With the recent announcement that gay marriages are legal in ...

The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Malcolm X

by Ron Daniels The 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the Selma to Montgomery March, and the passage of the historic Voting Rights more ...

February 12, 2015

Rep. G.K. Butterfield Becomes New CBC Chair

by Joyce Jones Rep. G.K. Butterfield takes over the helm of the Congressional Black Caucus during what could be described as the w more ...

January 13, 2015
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