Add Seafood to Summer Meals

Grilled meals provide a summer escape for many families by offering opportunities to spend moments together while enjoying flavorful dishes. As Americans face uncertainty in many aspects of life, one place they should be able to turn to for normalcy is food. One option that checks boxes including comfort, fun, taste and variety: seafood. As a nutritious protein available across […]

Voter Suppression Goes to College

If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on HBCU campuses must raise their turnout game come the general election this November. So says Dr. William Busa, founder of EQV Analytics, a ‘North Carolina-focused campaign consulting firm serving Democratic candidates with advanced campaign analytics. Dr. Busa served as digital director to NC […]

Edward Waters College – Funding From State Of Florida

Jacksonville, FL – Edward Waters College (EWC) President, Dr. A. Zachary Faison, Jr., spoke today in a press conference taking place on the campus of sister HBCU Bethune-Cookman University alongside Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in which he addressed the historic investment made for the benefit of EWC in the 2020-2021 state legislative budget. During the press conference, President Faison noted […]

Pre-Law Summer Boot Camp Offers Up Close Look  At The Legal Profession

ORLANDO, Fla – Pre-law students who registered for the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Legal Scholars Summer Boot Camp were up for the challenges presented in this thought-provoking two-week virtual session. “Students had an opportunity to present legal arguments on the George Floyd case as either prosecutor, defense attorney, or juror,” said FAMU Law Professor Lundy Langston, J.D. “The student presentations […]

Op-Ed: “Duval Leaders of Tomorrow survive billion dollar budget cut”

Jacksonville: Florida’s Governor Ron Desantis faced a mountain of red ink as the affects of the Lockdown hit Florida. Over a billion dollars in appropriations were slashed in Fiscal Year 2020. Duval Leaders of Tomorrow was spared. DLT as it is called serves under privileged students at Grand Park and Mattie V. Rutherford (2 of Jacksonville’s Notorious Alternative Schools). Groover’s […]

Wilson Secures Florida Priorities in $500 Billion Infrastructure Bill Passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson, who sits on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauds H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, House Democrats’ newly unveiled bill to invest more than $1.5 trillion in modern, sustainable infrastructure, while creating millions of good-paying jobs, combatting the climate crisis and addressing disparities in urban, suburban and rural communities across Florida and throughout the […]

Report: MSNBC Host Joy Reid To Become First Black Woman To Anchor a Prime-Time Cable News Program

MSNBC weekend morning anchor Joy Reid will reportedly take over the time slot that one-time host Chris Matthews occupied before exiting the network several months ago, according to The Daily News. Reid, if rumors hold true, would be the first Black woman to anchor a cable-news show during prime time. Matthews vacated his Hardball time slot after allegations of sexual […]

Cam Newton Reportedly Agrees To One-year Deal with Patriots

The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to help the team move on from three-time MVP Tom Brady. The one-year deal is worth up to $7.5 million with incentives, the person said, speaking on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss it […]

Georgia Police Sued For Taking Down Wrong Man

Body camera video shows Antonio Arnelo Smith handing his driver’s license to a Black police officer and answering questions cooperatively before a white officer walks up behind him, wraps him in a bear hug, and slams him face-first to the ground. “Oh my God, you broke my wrist!” the 46-year-old Black man screams as two more white Valdosta officers arrive, […]

Jacksonville Student Saves Neighbors During Fire

He’s a student some are referring to as a saint and a hero! Aaron Hill, a Sandalwood High School Saint whose brave actions saved many lives, was sent a Superintendent’s Coin of Excellence this month. It all began on May 18. Aaron says he was up late working on homework, when he heard loud noises. He looked out the window, […]