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Broward residents join local organizations at community conversation to debrief this year’s legislative session

Recently (April 25) at ArtServe Fort Lauderdale, New Florida Majority (NewFM) and SEIU Florida hosted a community conversation with Broward County residents to debrief the 2018 Florida legislative session, high-light the priorities of Tallahassee legislators and create a plan to hold elected officials accountable ...

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Hip Hop artist creates Anti-Bullying Comic Book

As an Ambassador of Life Sports Fitness, his focus has been to assist with the growth of their fitness and audio fitness music program which help to launch their anti-bullying comic books series and participant development. ...

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Elected officials and residents celebrate open-air development at “The Urban” Groundbreaking Ceremony in Overtown

     Elected officials including Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, Radio Personality Papa Keith of South Florida’s 103.5 The Beat and residents celebrated “The Urban” groundbreaking at the development site located at 1000 N.W. Second Ave. ...

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Florida judge steps down after being recorded berating 59-year-old disabled woman who later died

A Florida judge has stepped down after video surfaced of a her ruthlessly berating a chronically ill disabled woman who later died, following her release from jail.  During a preliminary hearing last Sunday (April 15), Broward County Circuit Judge Merrilee Ehrlich, repeatedly scolded Sandra Faye Twiggs, a 59-year-old mother who was in a wheelchair and was arrested on a misdemeanor charge after a disagreemen ...

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Meet the Only Black Millennial Who Is Breaking Racial Barriers on Capitol Hill

  The congregational staff workforce at Capitol Hill is mostly white. But a Black college student is breaking the racial barrier in the department; working in a place that some folks are unlikely to hire people like her. ...

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Pompano Beach Native serves with the U.S. Navy half a world away with U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka

Pompano Beach, Florida, native, and 2011 Pompano Beach High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy with U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka (USNH Yokosuka). ...

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Former Miami Dolphins player takes Special Needs student to Prom

Eighteen-year-old Lindsey Preston needed a date to prom, and her family knew the perfect gentlemen to take her: Don Jones II, the 27-year-old defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers.          Don Jones also played for the Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns and Houston Texans. ...

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Haitian Civil Rights Organizations join NAACP in TPS lawsuit   

The NAACP, the nation’s premier grassroots civil rights organization, filed an amended complaint in its ongoing law-suit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for its decision to rescind the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian immigrants. Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees (HWHR) and the Haitian Lawyers’ Association (HLA) have now joined the lawsuit. The plaintiffs are represented by the ...

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Students of Tomorrow Mentoring Program boasts 50 new graduates at Parkway Middle School for 2018

The Faculty and Mentors of Parkway Middle School announces the 2018 graduates of their Parkway Students of Tomorrow Mentoring Program. The program was designed to create an environment giving kids with low self-esteem the opportunity to connect with leaders and business owners, which in turn helped them to see a brighter way into the future. ...

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