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Star Sightings Spotted All Over Town Courtesy of Mrs. Independent Theatrical Production

Over the weekend, the highly anticipated production of the stage play “Mrs. Independent” was in Jacksonville for two shows at the Times-Union Moran Theater. The star studded cast could be seen all over Jacksonville as they enjoyed the NBA game in addition to visits to EWC, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and Abyssinia Baptist Church.  The play highlights the struggle a couple experiences when the wife is t ...

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Memorial Service for Ruby Dee to be in September

Ruby Dee's family, friends and fans will pay tribute to the legendary actress at a memorial service at Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York on September 20. The memorial service will be held to commemorate the notable person in the U.S. civil rights movement, who died on June 11 at age 91.   The event, which will be opened to the public, will include songs, tributes and reflections from Ruby’s family and ...

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Does Sentencing a Teenager to Life in Prison Without Parole Serve Our Society Well? POV’s ’15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story’ Follows a Young Man’s Plea for Redemption, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 on PBS

The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida. At age 15, Kenneth Young received four consecutive life sentences for a series of armed robberies. Imprisoned for more than a decade, he believed he would die behind bars. Now a U.S. Supreme Court decision could ...

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Top Comedians Bring Laughter for a Cause

The “So Freakin Funny” tour brought laughter with a Cause to the Jacksonville Jacksonville’s Veterans Memorial Arena for a comedy show event to benefit the “Luv The Kidz” Foundation. Four of the funniest comedians in the nation took the stage including Monique, Charlie Murphy, Arnez J. and Gary Owens. Monique also took time to visit Signature Healthcare Services while in town and invited the residents to th ...

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