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The Sneaky Chef
By Roniece Weaver, MS RD LD Can’t get your kids to...
Florida Governor’s Disregard of Black Voters Could Seal Re-election Fate
By Gayle Andrews On Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday,...
A Tale of Two Sisters and a Kidney Transplant
By Sharon Fletcher Jones Ewodaghe Harrell was born to...
Bethune Legacy Celebration: An Evening of Honor and Diversity
By Tsopie D. Trottie The 2013 Bethune Legacy Celebration...
The Mediterranean Way
By Steven King Washington DC is a fabulous city....
J. Anthony Brown: Comedian, Actor and Businessman
Some of you may know J Anthony Brown from...
Social Media: Can You Have Any Privacy?
By Bill Kunneke The phrase social media and privacy...
OIA hosted the Annual AMAC Airports Economic Opportunity and Policy Forum
Orlando International Airport recently hosted the Annual AMAC Airports...
Education is Key
By Sharon Fletcher Jones Kietta Mayweather-Gamble is no stranger...
From the Managing Editor
“Madiba” a term used for older people, particularly men,...
Five Recipe Makeovers
Ways to Create Healthy Recipes Use these techniques to...
Onyx on the Move: Jacksonville Jazz Fest
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Haitian Flag Day Celebration
By Elena Kennedy-Kunneke The month of May...
Michelle Tatom
The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority measures success by the...
LET THEM EAT CAKE!
By Desnee Young ONYX Magazine would like to say...
Standing Ground in the Face of the New Discrimination
Standing Ground in the Face of the New Discrimination...
Local Author Introduces New Harlequin Romance Trilogy
Local author, Yahrah St. John, announces the release of...
The Highwaymen: Redefining the Florida Scene
Beginning in the mid 1950s, when young African Americans...
Congresswoman Corrine Brown: How Can I Help You?
Public Service is the giving of oneself to the...
Take Control of Your Health
Did you know that African Americans are at a...
Celebrating the Contributions of Black Businesses & Talent
The ground-breaking Civil Rights Act of 1964 made it...
Mayor Buddy Dyer’s Vision For Orlando Watching History Unfold
By Desnee’ E. Young Mayor Buddy Dyer has been...
Lean Forward!
It’s over.  It’s okay to exhale. The people have...
Standing Ground in the Face of the New Discrimination
There is no doubt about it.  The National Association...

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Drum Major for Justice Parade

Contributing Authors Sevell Brown and Deborah Barrs Paul 29th Annual National MLK Drum Major for Justice Parade hails as the first, original, oldest and largest national MLK Parade in America averaging 100,000 annual attendances. In Twenty-eight years, some 2.3 million have attended the parade and some 240,000 have attended the MLK Battle of Bands in

Friday, November 15th, 2013

2013 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion

By Sharon Fletcher Jones The 2013 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center brought families together from all over America during a fun-filled and exciting Labor Day weekend party. A...

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Lillian Seays Honored at Delta Gems Affair

During a meeting of the Delta Gems, Lillian A. Seays was honored at the James R. Smith Center on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Seays was responsible for forming the Delteens of the Orlando Alumnae Chapter of Delta...

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

12th Annual Black Expo South to be held in Jacksonville, Florida

From the producers of First Coast Black Pages comes the 12th annual Black Expo South, one of the largest gatherings of African Americans in the country. This year’s event, according to President and CEO of Thomas Media...

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Vince Carter Embassy of Hope Foundation

BY DESNEE E. YOUNG The Vince Carter Embassy of Hope Foundation has been around since 1998.  It is a family-based non-profit that focuses on giving back to the community.  Beginning in 2001, two $5000 “Believing in Your...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Get It Growing!!!

Community  Gardening By Elena Kennedy-Kunneke There is not one supermarket for miles, but there is a Community Garden in the middle of Parramore. What is a Community Garden? Any piece of land gardened by a group of...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Bill Pickett: A Black American Hero

By Alzo J. Reddick, Ed.D. Bill Pickett was the greatest blood and sweat cowboy that ever lived.  He also was one whom America knows so little about.  He was born in Travis county Texas in 1870 into...

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Daytona Beach City Commissioner Patrick Henry

By Deborah Barrs Paul “I am passionate about Zone 5” states Daytona Beach City Commissioner Patrick Henry.  Now in his second year as Commissioner, after winning the seat formerly occupied by his brother, now Mayor Derrick Henry,...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson Honors 102-Year-Old North Miami Woman Selected as a Guest of Michelle Obama at State of the Union

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) presented North Miami resident Desiline Victor with a Congressional Proclamation, Tuesday night, following President Obama’s State of the Union Address. The Congresswoman honored the 102-year-old for her courage and determination...

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

Rosa Parks’ Niece Joins Effort To Build Civil Rights Museum

Rosa Parks’ Niece Joins Effort To Build Civil Rights Museum In St. Augustine  Newest Member Brings Family Legacy And Talent To Local Museum Board St. Augustine – The niece of civil rights icon Rosa McCauley Parks, Ms....

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