Color Guard Standing left to right: Jasmine Berrian, Shawdette Lane, Turscia Whitmore, Trekkia Wright, Latisha Johnson, Alonia Holmes, Jordan  Johnson, Shavonna Bonsell, and Celise Hall.Platinum Vikettes Seated left to right:  LaVonya Green, Amanda Robinson, Janell Joyce, Stephanie Jenkins, Centeria Lee, KiraFika Jackson, and Torreka Manning.

Raines Auxiliary Earn Superior Ratings

March 17, 2015 Staff 0
The Raines Platinum Vikettes (dancers) & the Raines Spinning Divas (color guard) participated in the district solo & ensemble evaluation and both squads received SUPERIOR ratings! In fact they both received “A” ratings in all […]
Artist Marsha Hatcher

Through Our Eyes 2015 Opens

February 11, 2015 Staff 0
Twenty Jacksonville area African-American artists are featured in the 22nd annual Through Our Eyes Exhibit opening last week inside the Ritz Museum’s gallery. The exhibit is entitled “Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey: An Artistic […]
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Black Churches Pray in Protest of Police Slayings

December 26, 2014 Staff 0
NEW YORK (AP) — Congregants in African-American churches nationwide have worn black to services and said special prayers to draw attention to fatal police shootings of unarmed black men. Church leaders organized “Black Lives Matter” […]
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