National Urban League President Marc Morial with 
luncheon honorees Dr. Barbara Darby and Damien Haitsuka

JUL Equal Opportunity Luncheon Lauds and Enlightens

November 10, 2014 Staff 0
By Lynn Jones The 41st Annual Urban League Equal Opportunity Luncheon celebrated community stewardship, dedication and engagement as the historic institution burned the mortgage on their state of the art downtown headquarters and honored community […]
NBA Legend Charles Barkley gives April Taylor an autograph

NBA Legends Delights Jax Citizens

October 31, 2014 Staff 0
The NBA game pitting the New Orleans Pelicans against the Washington Wizards at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena brought NBA legends to the city to the delight of fans.  NBA and WNBA Legends Artis Gilmore, Sam Jones, […]
( L-R) John Thomas Betsch, Jr., Dr. Cole, Mayor Brown, Thelma Lewis and Michael Lewis, Esq.

Jax Native Johnetta Cole Honored as a Trailblazer

September 11, 2014 Staff 0
Mayor Alvin Brown presented renowned scholar and Jacksonville native Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole with a Trailblazer Award this week in recognition of her pioneering leadership and distinguished service. A reception in her honor was held […]
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