Through Our Eyes Exhibit at the Ritz

January 30, 2015 admin 0
An exhibit featuring visual autobiographies created by twenty Jacksonville area African-American artist. Many special events, workshops and gallery talks will be offered during this exhibition. For more visit the Ritz, 829 N. Davis St. or […]

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Coming to Jax!

January 28, 2015 admin 0
Maze hits the Florida Theater in Jacksonville, Florida, Friday, January 30th.  The Jacksonville Free Press had a chance to speak to longtime Maze featuring Frankie Beverly group member, conga and background vocalist Roame Lowry; and […]

HBCUs Divided Over Free Community College

January 23, 2015 Staff 0
By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNNPA) – Black college educators and supporters are sharply split over whether President Obama’s proposal to offer a free two-year community college education to students making progress […]
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Growing Up White in Jim Crow Atlanta

January 23, 2015 Staff 0
By Heather Gray I know much has been written about this period – primarily the 1950’s and early 1960’s. I am, however, sharing some of my experiences and reflections about growing up in “Jim Crow” […]
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