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Two Years in A Row: Orlando’s WOKB Radio Station Wins National Award

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When you see them, congratulate them. They are the winning team at WOKB 1680 AM radio station, headed by Shanti Persaud. The team recently won its second Stellar Award for Best Gospel Station in the Large…

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Orlando Elections: Commissioners Keep Their Jobs

The official results are in and all three City of Orlando commissioners will stay in office for another term – four more years. Commissioners Jim Gray and Regina I. Hill handedly beat their opponents in the Nov. 2 City of … Continue reading

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Early Voting Winding Down for Upcoming City of Orlando Election

October 29, 2021 (Orlando) – If you live in the city limits of Orlando and you are registered to vote, this should be a reminder: There are two days left of Early Voting at the Orange County Supervisor of Elections … Continue reading

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Unapologetically You: Dr. E. Laverne Williams’ Nuggets of Wisdom for High School Graduates

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Dr. E. Laverne Williams 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…

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Unapologetically You: 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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