Shown above is Dr. Glover receiving his honors as UNF President, Dr. John Delaney reads his proclamation.

Call Him Dr. Glover

December 26, 2014 Staff 0
The University of North Florida (UNF) presented an honorary doctorate to Edward Waters College (EWC) President Dr. Nathaniel Glover in recognition of his decades of service in law enforcement and education. The formal conferral will […]
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City Under Seige by Protesters

December 16, 2014 Staff 0
Recent protests causes around the city range from outrage over the decision not to indict officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner to the photo of a nude pregnant woman at a […]
Pictured centered above are the winners: Marisa Pelham (First Runner Up, Junior, Douglas Anderson School of the Arts,), Taylor Baines (Ms. Black and Gold, Junior, Douglas Anderson School of the Arts), Zahria Mills (Senior, Paxon School for Advanced Studies) and Kyla Waye (Second Runner Up, Junior, Robert E. Lee High School)

Alpha Phi Alpha Crowns Miss Black & Gold

November 26, 2014 Staff 0
Taylor Baines, a junior at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, was crowned Miss Black and Gold 2014 during the pageant sponsored by the Jacksonville Graduate Chapter, Upsilon Lambda, of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.. […]
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Marissa Alexander Agrees to Plea Deal

November 25, 2014 Staff 0
Florida mother will serve 65 more days in jail and will also be subject to two years of house arrest. by Patrick Peck The controversial criminal case against Marissa Alexander, the Black woman in Florida […]
Demonstrators ride a car past the police station in Ferguson as they protest the death of Michael Brown.

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Killer Cop

November 24, 2014 Staff 0 A St. Louis County grand jury has declined to indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown. Prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch spent several minutes explaining […]
Shown above is DeAndrous Wilcox presenting the award to Al Wilcox

Al Austin Honored as a Community Legend

November 20, 2014 Staff 0
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 used by the AnnieRuth Foundation to acknowledge unsung […]
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