VP Visits First Coast

March 24, 2021 admin 0

By Lynn Jones-Turpin – Vice President Kamala Harris visited Jacksonville this week to encourage vaccinations and hear about the local status of food insecurities. After her arrival, the Vice President, Mayor Lenny Curry and Congressman […]

Groundworks Debut Kingsley Plantation History Project

March 2, 2021 admin 0

The Groundwork Jacksonville Green Team Youth Corps recently debuted their animation project titled: “The 400 Project – Honoring the Enslaved Voices of Kingsley Plantation” at the annual Kingsley Heritage Celebration. The virtual celebration of African […]

Lynching Commemorated 96 Years After Death

March 2, 2021 admin 0

 The Jacksonville Community Remembrance Project,  recently held a soil collection ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the lynching of Willie Washington in Jacksonville. The lynching, one of thousands of crimes of racial terror designed to […]

State Attorneys Office Celebrates HBCU Day

March 2, 2021 admin 0

The Office of the State Attorney Fourth Judicial Circuit celebrated Black History Month by hosting an inaugural Historical Black College and University Day honoring African American HBCU graduates in the legal profession. Staff was educated […]

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