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By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 23, 2013..........Two state agency heads Wednesday warned a Senate panel that pimps and third-party labor contractors are targeting young people in the state foster care system. Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins and Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters told the Senate Children, Famili ...

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President Obama on Monday (Jan. 21, 2013) conveyed his main agenda items during his second inaugural address

President Obama on Monday (Jan. 21, 2013) conveyed his main agenda items during his second inaugural address ...

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For Roderick Harvey taking care of your business is his bottom line

Fortunately, I have been blessed to keep my focus and stay on track and make enormous strides in accounting, taxation and auditing. I have the confidence of knowing that I am “ahead of the curve” because there are very few practicing CPAs who boast the wealth of knowledge and experience that I bring to the table in this discipline ...

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Were allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination swept under the rug by the Miami Beach Fire Department?

The Miami Beach Fire Department [MBFD] recently concluded an investigation surrounding allegations made against them by Brian Gentles, 26, for sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and a hostile environment ...

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A presidential impact

The date also marks the federally recognized holiday of the birth of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ...

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Take a walk in the parks to see Black History

Experiencing Black History Month this February is as easy as a walk in the park… a national park, that is, says Audrey Peterman, author of “Our True Nature: Finding a Zest for Life in the National Park System ...

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Overview of the past 182 years of the Black Press

National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA): The National Newspaper Publishers Association, also known as the Black Press of America, is a 69-year-old federation of more than 200 Black community newspapers from across the United States ...

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Capital Outlook: Through the Years

In 1975, Beasley conceptualized the production of a photo feature newspaper that would highlight the positive aspects and achievements of the Capital City’s Back community. ...

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Still Standing: ‘The Weekly Challenger’ celebrating 46 years of service

The Weekly Challenger is an African-American owned newspaper in print since 1967. Mainly serving Pinellas County, Florida, it has thrived as a folksy paper that publishes news that the larger daily papers ignore. ...

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