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February 14, 2024

PHOTO ESSAY | Like Jax, unbeaten Mandarin soccer team is a blend of cultures

The unbeaten Mandarin High Mustangs have players from three continents who speak 10 different languages.

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December 21, 2023

PHOTO ESSAY | Jacksonville 2023 in 23 images

Jacksonville Today reporter Will Brown shares 23 of his favorite images from 2023.

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October 16, 2023

PHOTO ESSAY | Northwest Classic maintains community feel at temporary location

The location may have been different, but Jacksonville’s 54th annual Northwest Classic football game, on Saturday, Oct. 14, maintained its neighborly fight for bragging rights despite being played in Oceanway instead of Moncrief. Ribault hosted Raines at First Coast High School on Saturday afternoon because Ribault is being rebuilt as part of the Duval school district’s renovation and rebuilding program,

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September 4, 2023

PHOTO ESSAY | Big Cat Classic gives Edward Waters community chance to count its blessings

When the Edward Waters University football team kicked off its 2023 season on Saturday afternoon at Nathaniel Glover Community Field & Stadium, the historically Black university’s community acknowledged the lives lost in the previous week’s racially motivated mass shooting.

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August 31, 2023

PHOTO ESSAY | Black joy in Jacksonville 

This photo essay is a head nod to the nuance and the full lives of the more than 300,000 Black Americans who live in Jacksonville. 

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March 21, 2023

PHOTO ESSAY | March 2023 Duval Elections

Voters share why they participated in the March 2023 Jacksonville elections, which had just 25.6% turnout.

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January 16, 2023

PHOTO ESSAY | Jacksonville’s 42nd Annual MLK Holiday Grand Parade

Hundreds marched in the 42nd annual MLK Holiday Grand Parade on Monday morning in Jacksonville.

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December 29, 2022

PHOTO ESSAY | Jax Today’s 11 favorite images from 2022

Jacksonville Today’s Will Brown shares his favorite images he’s captured over the past year.

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December 14, 2022

PHOTO ESSAY | ‘Take them down!’

Activists with the Northside Coalition and other civil rights groups implored the Jacksonville City Council Tuesday to remove the Confederate monument in Springfield Park, while a faction of speakers asked the Council to keep them up.  Before the meeting, protests began in James Weldon Johnson Park when an organist played a few moments before 4 p.m. and Northside Coalition founder

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November 3, 2022

PHOTO ESSAY | Unity vigil to denounce anti-Semitism in Jacksonville

Mariam Feist was direct: It is going to take a community-wide effort to “combat the root causes of bias.” Feist, CEO of the Jewish Federation & Foundation of Northeast Florida, was among the hundreds who gathered at James Weldon Johnson Park on Thursday evening for a unity vigil to denounce the series of anti-Semitic incidents in Jacksonville last weekend. “Jacksonville

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