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New Mayor and New Sheriff – “One City, One Jacksonville”

Posted on 07 July 2015

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry

It was a very warm day and so was those who attended the Inaugural ceremony for Jacksonville’s new mayor and new sheriff. In fact, this was the first time in history that the mayor and sheriff shared an inaugural ceremony in this city and those in attendance showed pride. It was a significant day for our new mayor, Lenny Curry and our new sheriff, Mike Williams as they were sworn in with their families by their side. Continue Reading

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Sports

FAMU names new Director of Athletics

Posted on 06 July 2015

Milton Overton, FAMU new Director of Athletics

Milton Overton, FAMU new Director of Athletics

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., named Milton Overton as the new director of intercollegiate athletics. Continue Reading

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Florida News

Former Mayor Brown present Proclamation and Key to city, The Florida – Georgia Star Publisher

Posted on 06 July 2015

Former Mayor Alvin Brown with Clara McLaughlin, Owner and Publisher of The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers.

Former Mayor Alvin Brown with Clara McLaughlin, Owner and Publisher of The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers.

On June 30, 2015, former Mayor Alvin Brown presented a Proclamation and Key to the city, to Clara McLaughlin, Owner and Publisher of The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers.

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Florida News

City of Jacksonville Proclaims June 30th Nat Glover Day

Posted on 06 July 2015

7.4_natgloverJacksonville, FL. – In recognition of the 29th President of Edward Waters College who is also a historic former-sheriff for the City of Jacksonville, Continue Reading

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Weekly Features

IMPACT RADIO – JULY 3, 2015 – Topic: Confederate Flag

Posted on 02 July 2015

impact_radioListen to this week IMPACT Radio Talk Show with The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers- Guest host: Janet Peters McCain and Will Neal, Topic: Confederate Flag Continue Reading

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Weekly Features

IMPACT RADIO – JUNE 30, 2015

Posted on 30 June 2015

impact_radioListen to this week IMPACT Radio Talk Show with The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers- Guest host: Janet Peters McCain, Guest: Rosylin Kimbrough, Affordable Health Care Continue Reading

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Florida

Mayor Alvin Brown, reflects back on his term as Jacksonville Mayor

Posted on 30 June 2015

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COLUMN BY MAYOR ALVIN BROWN

As I close my term as mayor, I look around our neighborhoods and I see one thing: communitywide partnerships. Continue Reading

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National

CONFEDERATE FLAG COMES DOWN IN SC AS VICTIMS ARE LAID TO REST IN CHARLESTON

Posted on 27 June 2015

charleston_frontBy ARTHIA NIXON
Florida/Georgia Star

The victims of the South Carolina church shooting are now being laid to rest this week, with President Barack Obama giving the eulogy at Sentor Clementa Pickey’s funeral. The pastor, a sitting Senator, along with eight other members of historic Mother Emanuel Church were murdered
by white shooter Dylann Roof. Continue Reading

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National

BLACK MEDIA MATTERS: DAVID DUKES

Posted on 26 June 2015

david_dukesBy EMILY MORAN
Special to The Star

In the wake of the Charleston shooting, Ferguson and the other untimely deaths of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Cameron Tillman, VonDerrit Myers Jr., Qusean Whitten, to only name a few, Continue Reading

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Weekly Features

IMPACT RADIO – JUNE 25, 2015

Posted on 26 June 2015

impact_radioListen to this week IMPACT Radio Talk Show with The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers- Guest host: Raalyah Lynch and Youth Impact show Continue Reading

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IMPACT RADIO – JUNE 23, 2015

Posted on 23 June 2015

impact_radioListen to this week IMPACT Radio Talk Show with The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers- Guest host: Monique Terry Wealth Watchers about Credit repair Continue Reading

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National

Former NAACP Leader Outed As White By Parents After Claiming To Be Black

Posted on 23 June 2015

dolezal 6_20Professor of African Studies and NAACP Spokane, Washington Chapter President Rachel Dolezal has been caught in several lies and her parents are the
whistleblowers. Continue Reading

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