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. ...

AKA Pays It Forward Empowering   Students With College and Career

AKA Pays It Forward Empowering Students With College and Career

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated’s Gamma Rho Omega Chapter presented the 7th Beyond High School Seminar at Bethel Baptist Institutional Church’s BEST Academy last weekend t ...

Real Love Doesn’t Hurt Seminar  Self Empowers Area Young Women

Real Love Doesn’t Hurt Seminar Self Empowers Area Young Women

More than 70 girls and women participated in a day-long Teen Dating Violence Forum, “Real Love Doesn’t Hurt” at the Jacksonville Public Library. In commemoration of Domestic Violen ...

JUL Equal Opportunity  Luncheon Lauds and Enlightens

JUL Equal Opportunity Luncheon Lauds and Enlightens

By Lynn Jones The 41st Annual Urban League Equal Opportunity Luncheon celebrated community stewardship, dedication and engagement as the historic institution burned the mortgage on ...

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

Free Counseling Available to Seniors During Medicare Open Enrollment

by Kenyonn Demps Medicare’s Annual Election Period is now in full swing (October 15 through December 7) and many people, including more ...

November 20, 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
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