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5000 ROLE MODELS OF EXCELLENCE PROJECT

The students were recognized as Posse Scholars by Role Model Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho and the Miami-Dade School Board. ...

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Darryl Rouson victor in tight Florida House Dems leadership battle

Florida House Democrats selected their Rep. Darryl Rouson, a St. Petersburg lawyer, as their next leader with a 23-21 victory over Mia Jones of Jacksonville ...

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Statement by House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston regarding Governor Scott’s comments on expanding Medicaid in Florida

Florida House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston (D-Plantation) issued the following statement regarding Governor Rick Scott’s announcement tonight pertaining to Medicaid expansion ...

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Racist? Emory University President applauds decision to make Black people three-fifths of a person

Wagner wrote, “One instance of constitutional compromise was the agreement to count three-fifths of the slave population for purposes of state representation in Congress.” ...

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Malcolm X Shabazz High School: A School on the Rise

I am impressed with Malcolm X Shabazz High School, which was somewhat troubled in the past. Using its extraordinary football team as a rallying point, the school has substantially increased its test scores and academic performance ...

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Radio talk show host Chief Jimmie Brown turns author

Brown’s savoir faire in calming down civil unrest resulted in the creation of “Hot Talk” which airs Sunday nights at 11 p.m. on WHQT-FM [Hot 105.1] where he has hosted the ever-popular talk show for the last 24-years and turned out to be the author of several books. ...

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Mount Hermon A.M.E. Church Greek Unity Day 2013

Greek Unity Day was first introduced to Mount Hermon A.M.E. Church in 1994 during the tenure of then Pastor, Rev. Michael A. Cousin. ...

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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson honors late civil rights activist at post office dedication ceremony

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) honored the late civil rights activist Jesse J. McCrary, Jr., at a Congressional dedication and naming ceremony, Feb. 2, 2013 at the Little River Post Office, 140 NE 84 St., Miami, Fla. ...

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Carrfour Supportive Housing names Anthea M. Pennant director of Fund Development & External Affairs

Carrfour Supportive Housing, Florida’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, announced recently that it has named Anthea M. Pennant as director of Fund Development and External Affairs ...

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YMCA teen correspondents report on learning governmental process at State Capitol

The YMCA Youth in Government civic engagement program prepared the 31 students to represent Broward County and debate their bills on topics such as; child abuse prevention, environmental accountability, and firearm restrictions at the State Capitol Building ...

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