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Founder and Editor of Orlando Community News and freelance writing service. Lover of God, Auto Finance-Sales Professional, “Mese” baby, Proud Aunt

Be unapologetically yourself: Dr. E. Laverne Williams’ Nuggets of Wisdom for High School Graduates

Retired Educator, Professional Christian Counselor and American Red Cross Volunteer, Dr. E. Laverne Williams, has imparted wisdom to high school graduates from Central Florida for years. And the tradition continues: She participates in drive-by graduation celebrations sponsored by her church, … Continue reading

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May is For Mothers 💕

May is for Mothers so we celebrate all mothers, all month! God bless you as you enjoy your special day – Sunday, May 9, and your special month! Even in this time of COVID-19, face masks, social distancing and vaccines, you … Continue reading

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Student Walks The Historic Way of Civil Rights Leaders

March 21, 2021 (Orlando) – The Parramore community should be proud. In fact, all of Central Florida should be proud. Why? Because one of the community’s sons on last week achieved a goal that most people living now could only … Continue reading

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Local Elections This Week, Tuesday

Orange County, March 7 – One vote can make a difference. One hundred votes can make the difference also, as well as one thousand. It has happened here before in local, state and national public office elections: Candidates have won … Continue reading

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Living Black History: Nouchelle Hastings, Trailblazing Community Leader and Humanitarian

February is the month we all observe Black History. All day, every day is when it is! Truth be told, we live among greatness and Nouchelle Hastings’ life is proof. That name should sound familiar because Hastings is well known … Continue reading

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2021: Moving Forward

2021: Forward, March! Let’s all get to work in our perspective communities, states and the nation. I solicit your continuous prayers for this organization and I will continue to pray for you, your family and your endeavors. I am speaking it: Better days are ahead. Amen, Amen! Continue reading

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Jesus, the Light of the World

My Christmas Eve tradition over many years was thwarted somewhat by a mean old virus. I would rush from work, most times still in work clothes, and head down Interstate 4 to get to the Candlelight Service at First Baptist … Continue reading

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Praying In This Season: Effective, Victorious Prayers

“And the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice. If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or … Continue reading

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Our Men On Purpose: Rev. Sid Crudup II, Doctor of Educational Leadership

Defending his dissertation, earning a doctorate degree, has been the grandest achievement in Sid Crudup II’s life. “It definitely was a journey,” he said in a recent interview. “Not bad for a kid from Jersey [Perth Amboy]. Dr. Crudup, long-time … Continue reading

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Our Men, On Purpose

Great news! Orlando Community News this week continues its occasional spotlight called “Our Men, On Purpose.” It’s a tribute to Central Florida men minding their businesses and reaching back to improve their communities. The goal is to inspire our younger brothers … Continue reading

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