Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Social justice advocate endorses Amendment 4

Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer PETERSBURG – With the clock ticking down to Election Day, the Legal Center for Social Justice brought in a heavy hitter to push voters to mark “Yes” on Amendment 4, which restores the votin...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Remembering Ida B Wells: American Hero

By James Ford | Patheos Ida B. Wells was born a slave in Holly Springs, Mississippi, on the 19th of July, 1862. Her father after obtaining his freedom was able to further his education and even briefly attended Shaw University. Later, Ida attended t...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

A jewel in the community

PETERSBURG — I don’t know the exact moment when they captured my heart. Was it the firm handshakes or the warm welcome and direct eye contact when I entered the Grand Ballroom of the Vinoy® Renaissance? Maybe it was when I heard the sweet voices of...