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Eligible for Lunch. Eligible for Parole.

Oakland County Circuit Judge Lisa Gorcyca sent three children to a juvenile detention facility after they refused to make an effort to have a lunch with their father. "You're very defiant. You have no manners. You need to do a research program on Charlie Manson and...

6 Ideas worth spreading from TEDxTuesdays at the Cummer "Women Kicking Ass"

6 Ideas Worth Spreading from “Women Kicking Ass”

"Women Kicking Ass” was our final salon in the TEDxTuesdays series the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens.   Here are 6 ideas worth spreading, out of the many presented Tuesday evening. Men and women are judged through different lenses. There’s a word for “Bossy” in almost every language for...

Does Dylann Roofs think Black Murder Is Normal?

Does Dylann Roof Think Black Murder Is Normal?

Nine people were killed last Wednesday, during a Bible study at historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Police are investigating the shooting as a hate crime. One of the officials said that Dylann Roof, who is white, told investigators that he wanted to start a...

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Binding Caitlyn Jenner Into a “M” or “F” Box?

After making headlines worldwide on Vanity Fair's cover last Monday, former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner has a newly created Twitter account  (2.5 million followers), and on July 15, will accept the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPN's ESPYs in Los Angeles. Caitlyn Jenner, has taken hormones, undergone operations (face and breasts), but has...

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“What is Good Governance?” Ben Warner

Ben Warner (@BenWarner) is the President & CEO of Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (JCCI).  On May 9th Ben Warner tackled the topic “What is Good Governance?”. Local government must often make decisions on multifaceted issues, and those choices have substantial implications for our community. But when those choices are...

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TEDxTuesdays at the Cummer

TEDxJacksonville is partnering with the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens to present a series of Salons on select Tuesdays this summer. Each Salon will feature a series of impactful, thought-provoking talks from past TEDxJacksonville conferences, followed by discussion sessions with local experts, including, in some instances, the...

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Now Accepting Speaker Applications for TEDxJacksonville 2015

We are hard at work planning our 2015 conference, which will take place Saturday, October 24th, at the WJCT Studios, and we are eager to hear from potential speakers who have an amazing idea that is worth sharing. Ideal candidates will have a message that...

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Join Us May 9 for a Special Salon In Hemming Park

Make plans to join us April 18th at Jacksonville University for a unique Salon centered on the theme of “River City Renaissance: Jacksonville’s Shimmering Future.” Held in partnership with Jacksonville University, we will screen four TED talks that explore the following topics:...