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‘Monstrous’ Michael Takes Aim at Florida Coast

     Gov. Rick Scott on Monday called Hurricane Michael a “monstrous” and potentially “deadly” storm that is barreling toward the state’s Panhandle and Big Bend region. ...

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Massive Weekend Mobilizations Engage Infrequent Voters for Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson and other Progressive Candidates Down the Ballot

Over 1,200 immigrant youth, families, and allies gathered in Miami to kick-off the one-month countdown to this year’s midterm election on October 6, 2018. By weekend’s end, the New Florida Majority, United We Dream Action, SEIU Florida, FLIC Votes and other members of the Win Justice coalition had knocked on 29,000 doors, called 16,000 people and texted 45,000 numbers in what was coordinated the largest sin ...

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Politicians and Their Bedfellows

All too often, politicians forget about the communities which they serve and get caught up in THE GAME.  This is especially easy to do when political bedfellows are creeping nearby.  In some cases, the bedfellows are called lobbyists who raise thousands of dollars for campaigns in exchange for voting favors.  In other cases, they are called longtime friends who see themselves as the puppet masters – lurking ...

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Statement: Mayor Gillum on Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh   

Recently, Mayor Andrew Gillum released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh:  “Today is a dark day for the Senate and a tough day for our country. ...

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Heroes of Broward

Our Heroes of Broward initiative will exclusively focus on acknowledging the unsung heroes of our community ...

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Florida Democratic Party files lawsuit to extend Voter Registration in wake of Hurricane Michael

On Tuesday morning, the Florida Democratic Party filed a lawsuit to extend the October 9th voter registration deadline in the wake of Hurricane Michael, which is set to devastate parts of Florida’s Panhandle ...

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The Broward County Friends of the African American Research Library will host its 2018 Annual Fundraising Luncheon

Luncheon proceeds will fund special programs and services at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center ...

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Don’t Believe the Hype – Vote, Our Lives Depend on It

Though the popular vote was won by Hillary Clinton (in excess of 3 million votes) and the margin between victory and loss was small in many states, the “near victory” serves as cold comfort to those communities whose civil rights are slowly being rolled back under the ominous weight and rise of racism and White nationalism. ...

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When Kavanaugh won I felt the Same hurt as when Trump won  

I stopped watching TV, reading the newspapers, discussing politics and stopped posting on Facebook for two weeks. It did not matter then because I knew we could not do anything until the next election. I will not take a break this time because the November 6th election is only a few weeks away. If we pout, curse, drink, throw something and say forget it, TRUMP and his cult members will win. I am going to wo ...

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Reason for Trump and Republican Success

      The words of Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th president of the United States, suggests lowly white men were the key to Donald Trump being elected president and are the key to successful conservative radio hosts like Rush Limbaugh. ...

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