Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

ONYX Attends Congressional Black Caucus Conference

Each year, the black members of the United States Congress convene, along with other experts, to share a snapshot of how their efforts on Capitol Hill are impacting their constituencies and the nation at large. Members host braintrusts, panel dis...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

Bethune-Cookman University’s 113-Year Legacy

Bethune Cookman University has a storied 113-year legacy of empowering through education head, heart and hand. The University’s leadership, with support from faculty, staff, alumni and benefactors strive to deliver on the promise of student success...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

Miss Florida A&M University

Michelle Marva Johnson is a native of Dallas, Tex., and a graduate of the Newman Smith High School. Currently, she is a senior business administration and theatre and performing arts student. Read more education news in the November/December issue...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

Miss Florida Memorial University

Miss Khadija Alexander, more affectionately known as Lola, is from the enchanting island of Jamaica. She is a communication major in her senior year. Lola is a creative, with a magnetic energy and a passion for the arts. Her motto in life is, “Wh...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

Blush

By Marianne Eggleston Blush is one of the hottest upcoming hip-hop and R&B girl groups to hit the marketplace. Their name means “beauty lives under stoned hearts.” They added a twist to their mix by joining a vocalist with two rappers. Compri...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

Angela Robinson Embraces HBCU Roots

Angela Robinson is one of Florida’s home-grown jewels. The Jacksonville-native proved her star quality early-on in the role of “Shug Avery” in the national tour and Broadway run of The Color Purple, and is currently cast as Veronica Harrington, “...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

Volunteer This Holiday Season

The holiday season is one that brings out the best in all of us. Why not use that festive energy to help someone in need? Throughout Florida, many individuals and families turn to shelters and missions to get through the season. Here are just a few...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

Church feeds the masses with no red tape

BY ANDREAS BUTLERDAYTONA TIMES The program is led by Pastors Victor L Miles Sr. and Dynel Miles.A crowd started lining up for food at the old YMCA building on Derbyshire Road on Wednesday morning. What they received were free groceries and words of...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

THEY’RE READY

Members of B-CU’s marching band share how proud they are to be a part of ‘The Pride.’ The Bethune-Cookman Marching Wildcats perform at halftime on Oct. 15 in Jacksonville at the Jacksonville Jaquars’ game against the Los Angeles Rams. DUANE C. FERN...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

‘ALL ABOUT THE SURVIVORS’

Toni Charles, diagnosed with breast cancer, said Black women must become more aggressive and invest in themselves so that they can improve their health. DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM Resident battling breast cancer will share...

Southeast / Florida - 8 months ago

Yes, we are Americans, too

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have had dreadful impact upon millions. There are those, like No. 45, who believe that there has been an appropriate response to those affected. Others believe that his response to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin I...