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OLYMPIC SWIMMER SHARES INSPIRATIONAL STORY

Posted on 27 September 2014 by Donte

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 Donte

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 Donte

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 Donte

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 Donte

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 Donte

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 Donte

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 Donte

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 Donte

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

Michelle Obama Nigeria Girls

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 Donte

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 Donte

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

PHOTOS: Angela Favors-Morrell

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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B. Todd Jones Confirmed As First African-American ATF Director

Posted on 05 August 2013 by Admin Arthia

By a vote of 53 to 42, the United States Senate confirmed B. Todd Jones as director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. TContinue Reading

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GOLDEN CORRAL SHOOTING UPDATE

Posted on 04 August 2013 by Admin Arthia

The Duval County Grand Jury indicted Jallil DeQuan Graves (right) and Avery Wood (left) for the July 14 double murder at Golden Corral on Normandy Boulevard. TContinue Reading

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Florida Cops Arrest Gang of Girl Thieves

Posted on 14 June 2013 by Admin Arthia

Five females, including a 16 year-old were arrested on retail theft charges after a St. Johns County Sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop on I-95 early last week.

The officer was acting on a tip from an investigation after receiving a report of a shoplifting in progress earlier that day at TContinue Reading

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57 ARRESTED: Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll Resigns

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

 

Fmr Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Caroll Resigns

As of Thursday, Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll’s official page www.flgov.com/meet-the-lt-governor was displaying ‘Page Not Found’ error. The page was most likely removed after she tendered her resignation on Wednesday – the same day 57 people connected to the Allied Veterans of the World, were arrested on charges related to racketeering and money laundering. It is further alleged TContinue Reading

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Brunswick NAACP Installs New Officers

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Brunswick NAACP’s President Dr. John Perry and Vice President Ron Stokely

The  NAACP officially began a new era in it’s Brunswick  branch, as elected officers were publicly sworn into office last week.  The installation ceremony was held on Sunday, March 10th at the Zion Baptist Church where the guest speaker was Rev. Antony Walk.

The installation charge  was give to Officers and Executive Board by the former President C A Lee. The charge was followed up by the

passing the torch of leadership to Dr. John Davis Perry II the newly installed president of the local branch.

Following his comunity greeting, Perry wasted no time declaring:  TContinue Reading

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President Swears In For Second Term Using Bible That Belonged To First Lady’s Grandparents

Posted on 20 January 2013 by Admin Arthia

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office to President Barack Obama during the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House on Inauguration Day, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. First Lady Michelle Obama, holding the Robinson family Bible, along with daughters Malia and Sasha, stand with the President. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Today, in two separate, private ceremonies, President Obama and Vice President Biden were officially sworn into office, marking the start of the second term. (The Constitution mandates that the President takes the oath on January 20. Since that date falls on a Sunday this year, the public inauguration ceremony and festivities will take place tomorrow, January 21) TContinue Reading

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