I am one of a "rare breed," a native Floridian. I was born here in Orlando, FL and educated in the Orange County Public Schools. I hold several degrees primarily focused on technical communication, health care, paralegal studies, and business management, administration and information technology. I am an alumnus of Florida A & M University, the University of Central Florida, Everest University and Rollins College!
by Katrina Waters, Ph.D. Today, President Obama said, "In too many communities around the country, a gulf of mistrust exists between local residents and law enforcement; too many young men of color are left behind and seen only as objects of fear."
Mr. President, I must say that this applies to black women too.
by James DeShay I have a degree in mathematics and I have taught math for nearly thirty years. I completely understand ratio and portions. I am asking those in white America to find me a story where a unarmed white man is gunned down by an African American Officer without cause.
by Carl Wiggins The recent news story about Daralene Jones' assault on Commissioner Regina Hill has ignited a community conversation. Daralene Jones has become the story. The question most posed is why did Daralene Jones target Commissioner Regina Hill. What makes her tick?
Orlando, Fl-- United Foundation of Central Florida, Inc., (UFCF) is a non-profit public foundation focused on early intervention and education leading to prevention. Ms. Sandra Fatmi, President of the Foundation and the Board of Directors has set its goals to duplicate the Tangelo Park Project for the children in the Pine Hills community. For the past 20 years, the Tangelo Park Initiative, under the leadership of Mr. Harris Rosen has transformed lives and mobilized the community to be self-reliant. It is one of the most successful programs for underserved minority children in the state of Florida.