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Congratulations to all who participated in one of our greatest rights-if qualified, to run for office

Congratulations to all who participated in one of our greatest rights-if qualified, to run for office ...

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Judge Ilona M. Holmes: Excellence Personified

At the start of the new year, Broward County will be losing one of its best representations of Black excellence. After nearly 24 years, Judge Ilona M. Holmes will be retiring from Broward’s Circuit Court in January 2019. ...

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Sen. Kamala Harris Expected to Announce 2020 Intentions

     “It’s about where we came from and where we’ve got to go,” she told NNPA Newswire. “This is a pivotal moment. I think we all know when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. talked about the Dream, it wasn’t about being asleep,” Harris said. “It was about being awake.” ...

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Northern California Seeks Relief from Fire and Rain

 It is being called the worst disaster in California’s history. The Camp Fire, which has destroyed more than 150,000 acres of land in mostly Butte County, began Thursday, November 8 at 6:33 a.m. Since then, more than 80 people have been confirmed dead while rescue workers and volunteers feverishly search for hundreds of missing people. ...

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Abandoned in a Dumpster at birth, this 29-Year Old Black Entrepreneur Now Owns A $62 Million Telecommunications Firm

29-year old Freddie Figgers was abandoned in a dumpster at birth and was adopted when he was just two days old by two loving parents. He is now the founder and CEO of Figgers Wireless, a telecommunications firm valued at over $62.3 million dollars, that you may have never heard of. ...

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NAACP demands JNC to reconvene and reconsider Black applicants and calls on Governor elect DeSantis to publicly demand a new slate of candidates reflecting the diversity Florida

     The NAACP Florida State Conference calls for the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission to reconvene and reconsider the initial six African American applicants.  We also call on Governor-elect DeSantis to stand up to Governor Scott and the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission appointees and demand what all other prior Governors did with a slate that reflects the diversity ...

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Hundreds attend BCPS Ed Talk 2018/19 Community Forum

     Recently, (Dec. 1, 2018) hundreds gathered from across the community to attend Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) seventh annual Ed Talk, which took place at Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines. ...

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J.I.V.E. Juice becomes First Black-Owned Juice Brand to be sold in Whole Foods

Just in time for the busiest shopping season of the year, J.I.V.E. Juice is now available at Whole Foods 365. J.I.V.E Juice (Juice Is Very Essential) is the first juice company owned by an African American to be placed in Whole Foods. ...

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Award-Winning Author releases new Children’s Book About the Fun in Learning

A new children’s book will be launching this month titled, An Adventure With STEM, and will be available for purchase through Amazon and Kindle. The book is focused on showing children how much fun they can have learning about science, technology, engineering and math. It is the second children’s book to be released by award-winning author, Jermiko Thomas. ...

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