Orlando & Orange County

  By Roger Caldwell Mayor Buddy Dyer and his team have created an innovative initiative, and is one of the strongest plans for economic development in the country. The Blueprint is a collaborative effort which is inclusive of the many diverse segments of the Orlando demographics, and the African American population...
The F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association awards scholarships to well-deserving third-year African American law students, scheduled to take the bar exam in July 2019.
Pine Ridge Elementary School hosted a celebration in honor of receiving an “A” school grade. The Clermont-area elementary school has been a “B” graded school by the Florida Department of Education since 2006; however, in 2010 it secured an “A” grade.

A FATHER’S PLEA

Minority Volunteer Blood Stem Cell Donor Needed For Life-saving Transplant Joseph Grimsley, a 35-year-old father of three, was recently diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). He is now undergoing chemotherapy treatments until an unrelated volunteer blood stem cell donor can be identified since no one in his family was...
Ten years ago when I first ran for a school board seat, I was the first candidate to question and study the school board budget. To clearly depict it, I drew a pie graph showing 23% of the total budget going for overhead administrative costs, while Seminole County...
On February 4, 2017, the Jones High School Boosters Club and the Jones High School Alumni Association will host the 2nd Annual Tiger Pride Day on the Jones High School campus, 801 South Rio Grande Avenue in Orlando, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Jones High School Tiger Pride...
     Supporters can't come up with any Obama accomplishments   Senator No-drama gets a big pass just for being easy going and non-confrontational. But sooner or later Obama and his supporters will have to deal with substance where aggression is a fact of life: national security. Obama's foreign policy seems as...
Governor Charlie Crist announced five Orange County schools as 2010 winners of the Governor’s Fitness Challenge. The challenge is an eight-week school-based program to help boost children’s participation in physical fitness activities.
In 1997, on the site of CityView, the previous landholder, one of the infamous Carolina- Florida Properties corporations, learned that the soil contained unacceptable levels of contaminants, after the former Negro Chamber of Commerce was torn down there at 595 W. Church St.    For more, Click here.