Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Al Lawson (FL-05) announced Stanton College Preparatory School freshman Jaylen Thomas as the grand prize winner of Florida’s Fifth Congressional District Art Competition. Thomas’ winning artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol alon...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

From the Publisher

I was very fortunate to have a father and a mother who took parenting and family seriously. They worked night and day to ensure my siblings and I would be afforded opportunities to become the best we could be. Throughout our upbringing, we were remi...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Rebuilding An Unbreakable Bond

Every parent knows whether or not they are close to their son and/ or daughter. In this modern emotional world, an increasing common term to define this bonding or connectedness is attunement attempting to respond to your child’s emotional needs, re...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Shad Khan Endorses Alvin Brown for Congress

Alvin Brown and Shad Khan. (Provided photo) On June 28, 2018, business leader and Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan announces his endorsement of Alvin Brown’s campaign for U.S. Congress. Statement from Shad Khan: “Alvin Brown is a forward loo...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

“It Takes a Village”

By Miles Jaye This year commemorates my 30th anniversary in the music business. I will celebrate with a big bash and celebration concert at the Lexington Hotel, downtown Jacksonville—you’re all invited. Thirty years ago, I led a very popular vo...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Naval Officers Honor FLA JAX

On Monday, June 25th Lieutenant Commander (Ret) Paul Nix, President of the National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) Jacksonville Chapter presented FLAJAX Club President and NNOA member James Andrews and members with a plaque as a token of appreci...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

#Legacykeepers: ASALH Tributes Black History 365

The James Weldon Johnson Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) held its annual membership reception at the River Club last weekend with the theme “African Americans in Times of War.”  Sen. Audrey Gibso...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Sollie Mitchell Celebrates 100th Birthday

Community advocate ad volunteer Sollie Mitchell turned 100 last weekend and was feted with celebrations across the city. Mitchell’s rich history  includes a career as a Pullman Car Porter, WWII veteran and a participant in the 1963 March on Washing...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Democrats and media play dirty on immigration

Immigration is such a divisive issue that California Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters suggested liberals should harass Trump officials wherever they are until they are insubordinate to Trump and refuse to do his bidding. She said “tell them th...