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April 19, 2023

OPINION | The body is the crime scene

Recent legislative measures target the very existence of marginalized groups.

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March 21, 2023

THE JAXSON | 5 women’s history sites and stories in Jacksonville

In honor of Women’s History Month, here are a few sites and stories associated with women who transformed our community and nation. May Mann Jennings Known as the “Mother of Florida Forestry,” May Mann Jennings was one of the most influential people in Florida during the 20th century. After being the First Lady of Florida from 1901 to 1905, Jennings

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July 4, 2022

OPINION | Where do the women go? 

As a woman it is not enough to demand “my body, my choice.” We have no solid ground on which to stand and make our demand.

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June 27, 2022

OPINION | Bags of bundles for the Buppies

When I walked into the new Beauty Depot store on Southside Boulevard for the first time, it was like the heavenly hosts began harmonizing an angelic chorus as I was blinded by the light. It’s the nicest beauty supply store I’ve ever been in.  I said as much, out loud, upon entering and standing slack-jawed in front of the door.

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March 28, 2022

OPINION | Performing is par for the course for Black women 

Last week it seemed as if all eyes were glued to the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. I purposefully did not watch the hearings. However, that did not keep me from seeing the testy tête-à-têtes posted to Twitter and Instagram and catching the recaps on the evening news. The line of questioning from Senators Ted Cruz,

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