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July, 2017


Rattlers Striking in the Harbor (Baltimore)

Streaming live from Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday, May 26, 2017, FAMUans in attendance and around the world were challenged to dig deep and make giving back to FAMU a top priority.    The annual fundraising breakfast held each year during the National Alumni Association Conference is where chapters and alumni are asked to support the University via scholarship giving (restricted/unrestricted) and other programs of choice. The day before, Lt. Col Gregory Clark, president of the FAMU National Alumni Association joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the need for alumniRead More

Last class of all-black Stone High marks 50-year reunion

Caroline Glenn , FLORIDA TODAY Published 6:24 p.m. ET July 8, 2017 | Updated 6:52 p.m. ET July 8, 2017 Year after year, fewer and fewer students from the last graduating class of the old Stone High are left to tell the stories of one of Brevard County’s once all-black high schools. From the Class of 1967 — the last class before schools were integrated — 41 of the 73 students have passed away, and will be remembered this weekend as their classmates come together for a 50-year reunion. Principal U.F. Gibbs and Vice PrincipalRead More

Protesters call for indictment of deputies involved in fatal Gifford shooting

VERO BEACH — Community members are urging a grand jury that will meet this month to indict three officers involved in a fatal drug raid that led to the death of a young woman. The family of Alteria Woods, 21, of Gifford, released her death certificate they received from the state at a rally July 3 in front of the Indian River County Courthouse. The certificate shows she died of multiple gunshot wounds. Yolanda Woods cried as she thought about how her daughter was killed in the early morning drugRead More

Wanted Lipscomb Street Park Association, a Non-Profit Organization is seeking a Volunteer Little League Baseball President

We are seeking a President for Lipscomb Street Park Little League for the upcoming fall season.  The Little League has over 150 kids each softball season.  Ages range from 5 years to 18 years old, Boys and Girls league.   Desire a dedicated individual who is able to team manage, network and coordinate with Parents, Lipscomb Street Park Association, City of Melbourne Park & Recreation and Law Enforcement personnel.  Must have a love for Children.  Some Experience is helpful, but not necessary.  If interested, please call Helen Jackson, (321) 724-2858 orRead More