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TODAY (MAY 19, 2015) IS ELECTION DAY- GET OUT AND VOTE

Posted on 19 May 2015 by The Florida Star Online

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CORRINE’S REAL QUICK-PICKS – 2015 JACKSONVILLE GENERAL ELECTION

Posted on 17 May 2015 by The Florida Star Online

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THE FLORIDA STAR, ENDORSES , ALVIN BROWN FOR MAYOR AND KEN JEFFERSON FOR SHERIFF

Posted on 08 May 2015 by The Florida Star Online

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

Posted on 15 March 2015 by The Florida Star Online

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

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UCF Student Actor Recounts “Spiritual” Encounter with Oprah on ‘Selma’ Film Set

Posted on 01 February 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

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(Atlanta, Georgia)… When Black History Month 2015 rolls in, a former University of Florida entertainment enthusiast says he will have greater appreciation for the American Civil Rights Movement after working on the set of the film Selma. TContinue Reading

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IMPACT RADIO TALK SHOW – JANUARY 20, 2015

Posted on 20 January 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

impact_guest1.20Listen to this week IMPACT Radio Talk Show with Host: Clara McLaughlin
Guests/Topic: Minority Media (Anthony), EWC Whitney concert (Charlene), UniverSoul Circus (Zeek)
Tune in to IMPACT, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm on WCGL 1360 AM or online at wcgl1360.com

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OLYMPIC SWIMMER SHARES INSPIRATIONAL STORY

Posted on 27 September 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

kidsOne diagnosis changed Maritza Correia McClendon’s life. TContinue Reading

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Former US Ambassador Andrew Young and Michelle Nunn Visit Brunswick, Ga

Posted on 23 August 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

grop01On Saturday, August 16, I had the opportunity to be a part of a tremendous experience. TContinue Reading

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NBC’s Tina Lifford to Star in The Circle at the Alhambra Theatre & Dining in Jacksonville

Posted on 23 August 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

liffordJACKSONVILLE, FL – Generation W is proud to present the Jacksonville premiere and benefi ts performance of THE CIRCLE. THE CIRCLE is written by and stars nationally known actress,
Tina Lifford TContinue Reading

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Dancing The Night Away

Posted on 09 August 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

seniors“The Great Gatsby,” was the theme of the 32nd Annual Senior Prom. TContinue Reading

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Wolfe, Buchannans Honored on St. Simons Island, Ga.

Posted on 11 July 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

Wolfe, BuchannansGloster and Celia Buchannan (pictured) and Henrietta Haynes Wolfe received accollades on Saint Simons Island during the 21st Hall-Kornegay Families Reunion. TContinue Reading

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BROWN BLASTS SCOTT’S ‘INAPPROPRIATE’ LAWSUIT

Posted on 13 June 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

gov, brownCongresswoman Corrine Brown has expressed her “grave concern” to Florida Governor Rick Scott over the employees of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.
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READY TO “REC ‘N’ ROLL”: MAYOR BROWN, PAJCIC UNVEIL YOUTH INITIATIVE FOR URBAN PARKS

Posted on 06 June 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

Layout 1 (Page 1)This summer, 11 parks throughout Northwest Jacksonville neighborhoods and the city’s urban core will offer supervised activities for local youth through a new urban parks initiative called “Rec N’ Roll Jax”. TContinue Reading

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Local Cop’s Good Deed Goes Viral

Posted on 31 May 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

Good DeedThe photo of the local officer who visited a young boy he helped back in March has gone global, turning them into internet celebrities and reminding folks to give a helping hand. TContinue Reading

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MAGIC RESPONDS TO STERLING ATTACK

Posted on 16 May 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

Layout 1 (Page 1)Donald Sterling is under fire yet again. The LA Clippers owner who claimed he was “baited” by his ex-girlfriend after she released the ‘racist’ recording of his views TContinue Reading

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BRING BACK OUR GIRLS: Nigerian girls’ families to get help from US 

Posted on 09 May 2014 by Admin Arthia

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Social media has been lighting up with people typing  #BringBackOurGirls  or #RealMenDontBuyGirls as millions show support with the parents of nearly 300 schoolgirls who were stolen from their dorms in Nigeria. Countless celebrities and even First Lady Michelle Obama (pictured) are hopeful that TContinue Reading

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Southern Christian Leadership Conference MLK Dinner & Awards

Posted on 05 May 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

Rev. C.T. Vivian and Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown amongst attendees at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Dinner and Awards Program, hosted by The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Jacksonville.

Rev. C.T. Vivian and Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown amongst attendees at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Dinner and Awards Program, hosted by The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Jacksonville.

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Jacksonville, Florida hosted their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Dinner and Awards Program TContinue Reading

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Couple Win Lotto 3 Times in One Month

Posted on 03 May 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

LOTTO-WINNERS 5.3Once . . . twice.. now three times, Calvin and Zatera Spencer, a Virginia couple have won the lottery. Amazingly, this all happened in the space of a single month. TContinue Reading

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Ex-KKK Leader Charged with Jewish Center Triple Murder Once Caught With Black Male Prostitute

Posted on 28 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

20110215-zaf-n03-007-jpgBackground investigation into Frazier Glenn Miller (pictured during his time as a Ku Klux Klan leader), has revealed that the white supremacist has a past that includes being arrested with a black prostitute.
Miller is currently behind bars for 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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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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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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HISTORIC: ALEXIS IS FIRST BLACK HOMECOMING QUEEN AT FREDERICA

Posted on 29 October 2013 by Admin Arthia

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Alexis Renee Mitchell is a senior at Frederica Academy on St. Simons Island.

On October 4, 2013, Alexis was crowned Saint Simons Island Frederica Academy’s 2013 1st African American Homecoming Queen. Alexis is TContinue Reading

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ZIMMERMAN CAUGHT WITH A GUN

Posted on 05 August 2013 by Admin Arthia

The spotlight seems to continue finding George Zimmerman, the man  acquitted in the death of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. This time, Zimmerman was pulled over near Dallas, Texas for TContinue Reading

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