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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Was Shot Fifty Years Ago This Week-He Was Just 39 Years Old
 

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BY REP. VAL DEMINGS

 

Though the stress of his work had aged him beyond his years, it is possible that he could have lived until today. This is not idle speculation, it is an important point. The Civil Rights Movement is contemporary history, which exists within a single lifetime of many people still alive today...
 

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The March, The Right, And The Reason To Vote

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BY DEVIN HEFLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER

Did you vote? Are you registered to vote? Who are you voting for?

“Vote” is a term that’s controversial, conventional and consequential at once. The term speaks to an empowered populace and potentially empowers a disempowered populace. It’s what our ancestors sacrificed themselves for and simultaneously has retained the power of those who sacrificed our ancestors...
 

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Puerto Rican Students Find Refuge Across Campuses 

 

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BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER

CENTRAL FLORIDA - Puerto Rican students lost power, their homes, and hope after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated their Caribbean home in late 2017. In a turn of events, Valencia College opened its classrooms and provided refuge for these displaced scholars...

 

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Women's History Month Spotlight: A Pioneer Paves The Way For Minority Nursing Students

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ORLANDO - With a historical career, Susie Forehand has been an advocate for quality nursing education. In addition to educating thousands of students, she paved the way for them to go out into the community to serve with her same dedication.

After graduating from Jones High School in 1963, she dreamt of becoming a Registered Nurse (RN) however...
 

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What's My Name? Who Am I? Do You Know Me?

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BY JIMMIE WILLIAMS

ORLANDO - I am something you read. I'm something like an information highway. I'm something you can share. I'm something with opportunities and I'm somewhat of a teacher. I'm Black Owned Media with power beyond your imagination. I keep you informed and up to date...

 

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H.E.A.R.T HIV Education, Awareness, & Research Team

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BY JIMMIE WILLIAMS


ORLANDO - Tell us your story! Part of the job as the president of the Holden Heights Neighborhood Association is to help get the word out about what's going on in the community. I'm Jimmie Williams, president of the HOA. I attended the event. There was ...

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