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Scenes from Jacksonville's 'Justice Caravan' protest

On Saturday, May 30, approximately 3,000 protesters marched through Downtown Jacksonville in a protest for the death of George Floyd. Though the night would end with clashes between some remaining protesters and the police, the afternoon march was peaceful throughout. The Jaxson was there covering the march live. Read More

4 racial protests and riots from Jacksonville's past

The protests and riots taking place across the country following the murder of George Floyd are nothing new. Neither is the simple request by people of color to be treated equally and to be allowed an inclusive seat at the table of economic opportunity. Here are a few examples from Jacksonville’s past showing that the fight to suppress and eliminate institutional racism has and will always be part of the city’s legacy. Read More

2020 Ranking of U.S Cities by ParkScore Released

The Trust for Public Land has released its annual ParkScore list for the country's 100 largest cities. The ParkScore criteria includes the percentage of residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park, percentage of city land dedicated to parks and recreation, park amenities and a city's investment in its parks. Read More

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