Feature

Parramore Kidz Zone Expands to Holden Heights The Parramore Kidz Zone, started in 2006 by Mayor Dyer to provide opportunities to young residents in the Parramore neighborhood, is growing. Thanks to a grant from Heart of Florida United Way, the new PKZ at Kaley Square will assist 40 children in …

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National Championship Celebration

A Perfect Championship Celebration Our community came together in Downtown Orlando on Monday evening to celebrate our national champions – the UCF football team. The Knights finished the season as the nation’s lone unbeaten team at 13-0 and were given a key to the city by Mayor Dyer during the block …

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Community News

 Honoring OPD Lt. Debra Clayton – Tuesday marked one year since Orlando Police Department Lt. Debra Clayton, as well as Orange County Sheriff’s Office DFC Norman Lewis, lost their lives while protecting our community. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando City Commissioners, along with the Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff …

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Outreach

Black Girl Magic Comes to the Magic Kingdom For the first time in history The National Miss Black US Ambassador and Miss Black Teen US Ambassador Scholarship Pageant, a pageant for black women, will be held at the Walt Disney World Resort. Ambassadors of Change Inc, presents The National Miss …

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Local

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity of Orlando and Winter Park Chapters, in partnership with The Experience Christian Center, opened The Diamond Experience Computer Learning Center on the campus of The Christian Experience Center. L-R: Kappa International President Thomas Battles Jr. and Pastor Derrick McRae cutting ribbon and Fraternity Officers Erick Wicker, …

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HBCU News

Cheyney University, One of the Nation’s Oldest HBCUs, Could Lose Its Accreditation in September   Founded in 1837, by Richard Humphreys, a reformed slave trader, Cheyney represents more than just a place of learning, said Pennsylvania State Representative Stephen Kinsey, who recently joined students and others at a rally for …

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