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 ...

Selma Unites Local Trailblazers for Viewing and Discussion on Civil and Voting Rights

Selma Unites Local Trailblazers for Viewing and Discussion on Civil and Voting Rights

The recent release of the movie Selma brought together area trailblazers with the community for a discussion on the current state of voting and civil rights. The film chronicles th ...

Kappa Alpha Psi Walks With a Purpose for Founders Day

Kappa Alpha Psi Walks With a Purpose for Founders Day

Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity celebrated their Founder’s Day in various ways throughout the country last week in honor of their 104th year in existence. The men of Jackson ...

Call Him Dr. Glover

Call Him Dr. Glover

The University of North Florida (UNF) presented an honorary doctorate to Edward Waters College (EWC) President Dr. Nathaniel Glover in recognition of his decades of service in law ...

City Under Seige by Protesters

City Under Seige by Protesters

Recent protests causes around the city range from outrage over the decision not to indict officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner to the photo of a nude pregnant wo ...

Growing Up White in Jim Crow Atlanta

By Heather Gray I know much has been written about this period - primarily the 1950's and early 1960's. I am, however, sharing som more ...

January 23, 2015

Former Gator Willie Jackson Named EWC Athletic Director

Former National Football League (NFL) wide receiver, Willie Bernard Jackson, Jr. was officially named the new Athletic Director fo more ...

January 23, 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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