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 ...

Health Department Ivestigating TB at Raines High School

Health Department Ivestigating TB at Raines High School

The Florida Department of Health (DOH-Duval) is currently involved in the contact investigation related to a case of Tuberculosis (TB). The investigation involves an active case at ...

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 ...

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 more ...

December 16, 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

Race in the Un-United States of America

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The understandable attention being focused on differing attitudes among Whites and Blacks toward more ...

December 16, 2014

Rice wins appeal, ‘suspension vacated’

by Barry Wilner NEW YORK (AP) - Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, the players' union said Frida more ...

November 28, 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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