The myth that people with dark skin are immune to melanoma, a type of skin cancer, has persisted for many years. It’s a dangerous misconception that has caused some people not to be diligent about protecting themselves against dangerous UV rays. Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, says people withContinue Reading

Jacksonville City Council President Terrence Freeman, Kids Hope Alliance (KHA), and the City of Jacksonville hosted a press conference to announce the launch of the Jacksonville Upwards Mobility Program (JUMP).  JUMP will allow KHA to utilize up to 1% of the City of Jacksonville’s approved economic development agreement incentives (forContinue Reading

by Dwight Brown film critic for and NNPA News Wire – White men who can’t dunk and the Black men who chide them was a fresh, chuckle-worthy idea back in the day. In today’s world, not so much. When b-ballers Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson trashed talked each other inContinue Reading

By Ashanta Williamson – Local Jacksonville Mixologist, Destiny Whitehead becomes Jacksonville Chamber of  Commerce Newest Trustee Member Jacksonville, FL – Destiny Whitehead is the successful owner of Mr.Barrtenderr, an elite bartending service company based in Jacksonville, Florida. Her passion for mixology and hospitality began at an early age and hasContinue Reading

By  Forward Times Staff – Whether you’re a Republican, Democrat, or Independent, President Joe Biden needs to be re-elected regardless of whether you like him. During the 2020 presidential election, many people voted for Biden simply because he was not Donald Trump. The upcoming election in 2024 looks to be aContinue Reading