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CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENT- March 21, 2015

Posted on 21 March 2015

bibleThe Mount Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church located at 9319 Ridge Boulevard where Rev. Freddie Sumner is Pastor, will be celebrating a 3 night Revival beginning Monday March 30, 2015 Continue Reading

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Florida News

MAYOR ALVIN BROWN HIGHLIGHTS ACCOMPLISHMENTS ACHIEVED FOR JACKSONVILLE OVER THE LAST FOUR YEARS

Posted on 20 March 2015

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“In the last four years, I have worked with the City Council, Florida State Legislature, Governor Rick Scott, our city’s business, community, and faith leaders, and anyone willing to put Jacksonville first,” said Mayor Brown. Continue Reading

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Obituaries

OBITUARY – Mrs. Ethel Mae Johnson

Posted on 19 March 2015

johnson_obitMrs. Ethel Mae Johnson, mother of Former City Councilwoman Glorious Johnson, passed away on March 9, 2015. Continue Reading

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Youth

Hemming Park Launches Imagination Playground

Posted on 17 March 2015

park JACKSONVILLE, Fl., – Hemming Park, Jacksonville’s oldest public square, continues to revitalize and program the park with diverse patrons in mind. On Thursday, March 19, at 10 a.m., Continue Reading

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Featured

Georgia Rep. John Lewis Remembers Police Attack on Bloody Sunday in Selma 50 Years Ago

Posted on 15 March 2015

Video of Georgia Rep. John Lewis, Remembers Police Attack on Bloody Sunday in Selma 50 Years Ago.

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Florida News

Congresswoman Corrine Brown and Martin Luther King, III

Posted on 14 March 2015

brown3_14Congresswoman Corrine Brown along with Martin Luther King, III, Candidates, local Clergy, Volunteers and Supporters voted Tuesday on the second day of Early Voting, at the downtown Supervisor of Elections office, located at 105 E. Monroe Street, Jacksonville, Florida. Continue Reading

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National

SELMA 50 YEARS LATER: “MARCH NOT FINISHED YET”

Posted on 14 March 2015

Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, Marian Robinson, John Lewis, Amelia Boynton RobinsonBy Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star
PHOTO: Frank Powell, III

50 years after Amelia Boyton Robinson was iconically photographed being beaten by a state trooper in Bloody Sunday for simply wanting to exercise the right to vote, the woman, who is now over 105 held the hand of the nation’s first Black President, Barack Obama Continue Reading

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Florida News

TRAILBLAZERS HONORED BY COMMUNITY FOR GROUNDBREAKING SERVICE

Posted on 06 March 2015

trailblazer 3.7Mayor Alvin Brown and local community leaders gathered to honor local African-American history makers at the third annual Mayor’s Trailblazer Awards Ceremony on Feb. 26 at City Hall. Continue Reading

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Florida News, Obituaries

Jacksonville Doctor and Mother of Florida State Senator Passes Away

Posted on 06 March 2015

lois_gibson_newGIBSON-Dr. Lois Davis Gibson passed away peacefully on February 25, 2015, surrounded by her family.
A native of Jacksonville and prominent citizen and leader within her community, she graduated from Stanton High School in 1946. Continue Reading

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Florida News

Ken Jefferson Candidate for Sheriff

Posted on 28 February 2015

ken_campaignA “Meet and Greet”, hosted by Roslyn Burrough (Auntie Roz), took place on February 19, 2015. Over a hundred supports showed up.

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