Archive | April, 2014

LUPITA NAMED PEOPLE’S MOST BEAUTIFUL

Posted on 27 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

lupita-nyongo-435She may have won an Oscar for her role as the slave Patsey in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave and recently landed a contract with Lancôme Paris, TContinue Reading

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EDWARD WATERS COLLEGE RECEIVES FLORIDA HISTORICAL MARKER

Posted on 26 April 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

Layout 1Edward Waters College (EWC) and the EWC Alumni Association will unveil a historical marker in front of the Centennial Building, the campus’ oldest facility. TContinue Reading

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GOSPEL STAR SUPRISES KIDNAPPED BOY WHO SANG HIS SONG DURING ORDEAL

Posted on 26 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

WalkerGospel star Hezekiah Walker spent his Sunday in Atlanta to sing a song with a 9 year-old boy who found comfort in his lyrics during a frightening ordeal.
Last week, Willie Myrick was walking his dog at around 8 o’clock in front of his home when he TContinue Reading

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Black American Man and Kenyan Woman Win Boston Marathon

Posted on 23 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

mebFor the first time in about 30 years, an American has won the Boston Marathon. The winner Meb Keflezighi, 39, had the names of the 2013 bombing victims on his TContinue Reading

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Black Internet Stars Dead in Seperate Incidents

Posted on 21 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

Karyn Domineque-Banks-Longhairdontcare2011The Black community has lost two prominent voices. Youtube stars TContinue Reading

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REV. JESSE JACKSON CONFIRMS JAILED SON PLACED IN SOLITARY

Posted on 21 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

JesseJacksonFormer Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr has been transferred to another prison. Jackson, Jr. had been he was placed in solitary confinement after a guard at the North Carolina prison he was in claimed he was advising fellow inmates of their rights. The ex-congressman challenged the legitimacy of his detention.
His father, civil rights leader, Rev. Jesse Jackson confirmed TContinue Reading

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JACKSONVILLE’S FIRST TIRE AND SIGN BUY-BACK EVENT A SUCCESS

Posted on 19 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

Mayor-BrownThe City of Jacksonville and City Council hosted a Tire and Sign Buy-Back event at the EverBank Field parking lot on April 5 as part of efforts to curb neighborhood and urban blight. More than 23,000 tires and 6,000 illegal signs were collected, resulting in a payout of TContinue Reading

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MAYOR ALVIN BROWN HONORS TWO LOCAL SCHOOL BASKETBALL PROGRAMS FOR TEAM VICTORIES

Posted on 17 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

Mayor Alvin Brown unnamed (18)

Students from two local schools were honored by Mayor Alvin Brown Monday evening during a news conference and reception.
Both the Ribault High School girls and Somerset Academy boys basketball teams were presented with awards for their winning 2013/­2014 seasons.
Ribault’s team took home the state’s stop honor for TContinue Reading

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Columbus Short in ‘Scandal’ After Arrest and Death Threats Against Wife

Posted on 16 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

article-2419656-1BC9CA19000005DC-538_634x948Even though his character Harrison is a cool, calm and in controlled ‘gladiator’ on tv’s top rated show, Columbus Short may need Olivia Pope on his team after being involved in a real-life scandal of his own.
The Scandal star’s wife claims he threatened to kill her and himself with a knife last week. In addition to filing for divorce from her husband of nine years, Tanee Short is also seeking a restraining order to keep him TContinue Reading

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Ivy Leagues Vie For 17 Year-Old Athletic Scholar With 5.0 GPA

Posted on 15 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

Akintunde AhmadWe’ve all been told to never judge a book by the cover and after taking a look at Oakland Tech student, Akintunde Ahmad, we know that the saying is all too true. Despite his hip-hop style choice of clothing and back-length dreadlocks, the 17 year-old who admittedly says people think he is a “street dude” carries around a photograph showing TContinue Reading

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