Jacksonville – Pearl Street between Union Street and State Street is scheduled to close Saturday at 6 a.m. and reopen Sunday by 7 p.m. (April 2-3) to allow for drainage work at the southeast corner […]
President of A Philip Randolph Institute, center, Ms. Clayola Brown, received an Honorary doctorate on behalf of Asa Philip Randolph Posthumous. Along with trustee and staff of FMU. Mr. Sollie Mitchell from Jacksonville, one of the oldest living graduate […]
By Opio Sokoni The Florida Star Reporter The major newspapers in the 1920s had a fascination with aviation. The first black female to fly an airplane, however, was made a household name among African Americans […]
The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) and Clean Energy Fuels celebrated the opening of the public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility at JTA’s Myrtle Avenue operations campus located at 100 N. Myrtle Avenue. The CNG […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Edward Waters College kicked-off its 150th anniversary with a balloon release and celebratory cake-cutting during a Sesquicentennial Celebration January 20th.
Norwood Davis, owner of N C Davis Insurance, prepares to launch his mobile Obamacare Enrollment Center in the upcoming days serving the citizens in the Jacksonville Florida Metro Area.
Mrs. Mary K. Heard of Jacksonville, Florida recently celebrated her 100th Birthday!
Jacksonville, FL – Children lined up for toys and games at Wayman Temple – West Campus today. Pastor Mark L. Griffin and members of the church hosted the 9th Annual Community Christmas Fellowship and presented […]
Leander Shaw, who was the Florida Supreme Court’s first African-American chief justice, has died. Shaw was appointed to the court in 1983 by then-Gov. Bob Graham, and he retired in 2003. He was considered one […]
Former and Jacksonville first black Mayor Alvin Brown is headed to Washington, D.C. to teach at Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service, the school announced Dec. 7, 2015.