By: Niki N Brunson, Community Actionist, Business Owner, Lifelong Resident of Jacksonville, FL, Victim of Neighborhood Violence and Apathy
At the end of Black History Month 2014, I decided to celebrate by writing a report on my own Black Local History. My family settled here after the turn of the century. When I published my report on the E [...]
At 8:45am March 14, 2014 an historic announcement was quietly made to a group of professionals, students, and entrepreneurs in the auditorium of the Neumours Children Center… 3-30-300 Initiative has begun!
The economic development engine which is rooted in social and community revitalization was outlined before the Healthy Jacksonville [...]
–Lifelong Resident, Small Business Owner, Community Engagement Activist
As we come to the close of Black History month, I would like to take some time to recognize the rich history we have in Jacksonville, FL and the people who work daily and passionately to keep it alive.
I had the pleasure of speaking with Rodney Hurst at Artwalk in t [...]
It is my pleasure to announce the E3 Member’s Spotlight Newsletter for February’s 2014 MOB Fest featuring Celebs Corner Kitchen located in Jacksonville, FL.
March’s 2014 MOB Fest E3 Members Spotlight Newsletter will feature Sonja ChefLove Jones.
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Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the selection of Dr. Robert Hayling, James Weldon Johnson, and Asa Phillip Randolph to the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. Governor Scott chose these three individuals from a group of six nominees selected by the Florida Commission on Human Relations. They were selected for their [...]
Black History is Everyone’s History!
Did your grandparents ever tell you stories about their childhood in Jacksonville that fascinated you? Were you intrigued by your aunts and uncles reliving their exploits on Ashley Street, going to watch movies at the Ritz or dressing up to “go downtown”? Or better yet, do YOU have stor [...]
When you practice self-discipline and will power in the acceptance of responsibility, you take complete control of your thoughts and feelings, and become a more effective, happy and positive person in everything you do -Brian Tracy
These words from Brian Tracy made me stop and ask myself, “am I practicing self discipline and will power [...]