Shown with Mayor Lenny Curry with Sankofa Summer Camp/Urban Geo Phonics students Aten Abur-El, Jahhe Newsome, Kelmari Durham and Roshawn Newsome.

Sankofa Youth Sojourn to City Hall

July 20, 2017 admin 0
Since the end of June, Sankofa Summer Camp/Urban Geo Phonics has been in session teaching academics, phonics, fluency, sign words, robotics, economics, agriculture, fitness, art, mechanics and black history curriculum to camp students. The campers […]
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Why Don’t Black Children Swim?

July 10, 2017 Staff 0
Since April, seven local youth have died from drowning in pools – a majority of which were children of color. Council member Garrett Dennis proposed a free swimming lessons bill. It would have paid for […]
Pictured is Henrietta Francis, Chairman of Planning and Zoning, Green Cove Springs and Constance W. Butler, Vice Mayor, Green Cove Springs.

Rare Augusta Savage Sculpture Found in Library

July 6, 2017 admin 0
The Jacksonville Public Library recently learned that a sculpture buried deep in its archives is an original sculptured by acclaimed artist Augusta Savage.  The library had the unnamed small-scale, painted terra cotta female bust appraised […]
Fans Cassie Walker, and Angela Williams with Ms. D. on stage at Bring it Live!

Bring It! Live Brought it to Jax!

July 6, 2017 admin 0
Ms. D. the woman behind the Dancing Dolls of the Bring It! reality dance show, took the stage last week to a sold out crowd of young lady tweens, teens and their mothers eager to […]
Ms. Corporate America Finalist Karen Britt

Karen Britt Selected as Ms. Corporate America

July 6, 2017 admin 0
Karen Britt, a native of Jacksonville, has been selected as the 2018 Ms. Corporate America Jacksonville following an application and an intensive interview process. The MCA competition provides a forum for women to promote themselves, […]
The Stanton Class of 1960​: 
​ Sitting: Sandra Thompson, Barbara Delgado, Frances Galloway, Brenda Onfroy and Barbara Reed
2nd row: Bobby  Huey,  Essie Blackshear, Juanita Thomas, Gloria Sams, Sandra Davis, Elizabeth Brinson
3rd Row:  Carolyn McIntosh, Eler Leocadio, Elsie Thomas, Shirley Brown, Jack Thompson
Last Row:  Willie Trapp, Willis Hughes, Calvin Lang, Jerome Elps, Ralph Johnson​

Stanton Celebrates 11th All Class Reunion

June 29, 2017 admin 0
The classes of Stanton-New Stanton and Stanton Vocation High Schools celebrated their 11th “All Class Reunion” this past weekend at the Lexington Hotel and Conference Center. Classes were represented from 1939-1979. Over 600 classmates attended […]
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