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Black History Month Spotlight
Barack Obama: A History Maker

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BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER

The former president, the first black president, a president for the people, your president. Regardless of preferred title, it is certain that Barrack Hussein Obama has continued the mission started by civil rights activists in the mid 1950s, while creating a legacy of his own.

Raised on the island of Hawaii, he was born on August 4, 1961 and spent a majority of his childhood between Hawaii with his mother and grandparents and Indonesia...

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Jones High Student Musicians Are Invited To Perform At Carnegie Hall

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BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER

ORLANDO – Located in the urban heart of Orlando, an educational institution’s history began in 1895. The school, now known as Jones High School, was first an old frame building on the southwest corner of Garland Ave. and Church St. Later it was moved to the corner of Jefferson and Chatham Streets and was named Johnson Academy in Honor of Lymus Johnson, the principal...

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Commissioner Samuel B. Ings District 6 & Drop D No Limits Foundation Presents The 3rd Annual Celebrating You, Celebrating History 2018 Festival


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BY JIMMIE WILLIAMS

ORLANDO - This year’s event will change the history in the Holden Heights community forever. The event will consist of two baseball games with coaches Rickie Weeks, Gary Hines and Coach Fred with track and field, ACE School Boys and Girls Club dance group, WHPB 98.5 The Wire, T-Mobile, volunteers from UCF Gamma Sigma Sigma, Professional Opportunities Program for Students, Inc. (POPS). Your host this year will be yours truly, President of Drop D No Limits Foundation Mr. Jimmie Drop D. Williams... 

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New Anti-Bullying Approach Introduced In Florida
 

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BY DEVIN HEFLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER

Florida legislators are attempting a new approach to combat bullying in Florida’s schools.

The Florida House passed an education bill last Thursday with a provision sponsored by a Naples based legislator that would permit public school students who say they were bullied to use tax dollars to pay for private school...

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