by Linda Hayles Several months ago I allowed a couple of people in my life all the freedom in the world. As a friend or partner... I can be a bit smothering... Yep... I said that. It didn't hurt me or bother me to do that, at all. However, when I allowed them that freedom...
by Eddie Cole So many times we read, see or hear of young black men not doing anything with themselves. Every coin has another side. I am so fortunate in my line of work to see a side of young black men that you don't hear much about.
by Doug Head FIFTY YEARS AGO THIS WEEK, the key Presidential election of 1964 was coming to a head, right here in Orlando. President Lyndon Johnson came to town. Lyndon Johnson had 'betrayed" the South in the views of many by forcefully advocating for the Civil Rights act of 1964 and pushing it through congress over the filibusters and procedural moves of Southern Democrats. Worse still, in the views of Southern conservatives, he was talking about implementing "Medicare" for the elderly and other things viewed as "socialistic" in Orlando of that time. Barry Goldwater had been reduced to talking about how he was opposed to the "extremism" of the John Birch Society and the Klan, and how the Johnson administration was corrupt, (his big evidence was that Johnson had a gay aide who had been outed in a DC park). It was clear that Goldwater was losing, but would Johnson carry Florida?
Community Announcement: Another Free Monthly First Time Home Buyer Workshop Purchasing a home can be overwhelming at times. Especially, if you do not know the first thing about buying, lending, location, shopping for the best team of professionals, and etc.