Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the “Bloody Sunday” civil rights march in 1965, championed voting rights for blacks and was the first black woman to run for […]
Mrs. Ethel Mae Johnson, mother of Former City Councilwoman Glorious Johnson, passed away on March 9, 2015.
GIBSON-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.
The Jacksonville born championship boxer, known for a his 12-round victory over Muhammad Ali, when he famously broke Ali’s jaw, on March 31, 1973, has died. Kenneth Howard Norton, also known as the Jaw Breaker […]