Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

Volunteer opportunities at kids arts festival

STOCK PHOTO Volunteers age 16 and over are needed for an arts festival on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; as well as other dates to facilitate field trips. High school and college students can earn community service hours. To volunteer,...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

Black students want their voices heard, too

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Kai Koerber delivers remarks at a recent press conference at North Community Park in Broward County, Fla. Also featured left is Broward School Board Member is Rosalind Osgood Ph.D., and students from the...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

Spirituality within and without walls

Reverend Kevin Jones, Assistant Pastor at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in West Palm Beach, shows off the newly opened U.B. Kinsey Educational and Community Center, where he created TABKIDS, an innovative program for children that teaches the...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

Poll: 50 years after MLK, civil rights goals unmet

PHOTOS COURTESY OF HISTORY.COM By JESSE J. HOLLAND and EMILY SWANSON Associated Press WASHINGTON – Fifty years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., only 1 in 10 African Americans think the United States has achieved all or most of the...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

“Mother of the Nation” passes

By BARBARA HOWARD April 1st, 2018 was Resurrection Sunday, otherwise known as Easter Sunday. But while I celebrated the basic tenet of my Christian faith – that Jesus lives – I also commemorated the 26th anniversary of the passing of my own son. So,...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

JAY-Z And His Mom Set-Up Scholarship Fund

Posted on 05 April 2018. Shawn ‘JAY-Z’ Carter and his mom, Gloria Carter.  The Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship provides financial support to high school students as well as undergraduate students entering college for the first time. The purpos...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

Festival Helps Children DIP into the Easter Spirit

Divine Intervention and Prevention (DIP) held a free community ‘Eggstra Funds” Good Friday festival for kids from Duval County and surrounding communities. Children enjoyed face painting, arts and crafts, goodie bags, an egg decorating contest, sto...