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Cannonball Adderley’s Birthday Celebration!!

Randy Corinthian   Dillard High School Randy Corinthian September 14 Fort Lauderdale, FL The Old Dillard Museum will celebrate the birthday of Fort Lauderdale’s greatest band director, the late saxophonist Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, at a concert featuring the protégé of his trumpet playing brother, Nat Adderley. This concert will bring the dazzling trumpeting style of Longineu Parsons at the school whose ...

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South Florida Celebrates the Release of “A Charge to Keep I Have” by Victor T. Curry

(Miami, Florida) August 14, 2013 – Internationally renowned Bishop Victor T. Curry, an anointed preacher, teacher, advocate, leader, colleague, father and grandfather adds a profound dimension to his life’s work by releasing to the glory of God the written testimony of his life’ journey, “A Charge to Keep  I Have – Fulfilling Your Life’s Purpose.” A native of Carvers Ranches, now West Park, Florida, Bishop ...

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: Drum Majors for Justice Celebration in Washington, D.C. By Latraviette D. Smith

Fifty years ago, Whitney M. Young, Jr., president of the National Urban League from 1961-71, worked alongside his fellow civil rights, social justice and labor movement leaders to organize the March on Washington, where 300,000 people gathered to demand jobs and freedom. As America prepares to mark the anniversary of this historic gathering, the National Urban League, under the leadership of Marc H. Morial, ...

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Superintendent’s First Day of School Visits Monday, August 19, 2013

    5:30 a.m. Central West Transportation Bus Terminal Superintendent Rides ESE Bus 2320 College Avenue. Davie   7 – 8 a.m. Silver Lakes Elementary School (Tammy Gilbert) Superintendent Serves Breakfast 2300 SW 173rd Avenue, Miramar (Patricia Good)   8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Indian Ridge Middle School (Frank Zagari) 1355 Nob Hill Road, Davie (Laurie Rich Levinson)   10 – 10:30 a.m. Coral Springs ...

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Broward Back To School Extravaganza at BB&T Center This Saturday

SUNRISE, Fla. -- With only a week left before many of Broward’s students return to school, more than 4,000 people turned out to the BB&T Center on August 10 for Broward’s Back to School Community Extravaganza distribution event. For a third year, the Children’s Services Council of Broward County has partnered with community organizations for the annual event where families who have been referred by Brow ...

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CHAIRMAN’S ALERT: NUL, NAN, NCBCT & NNPA Prepare for 50th Anniversary Celebration in DC

Fifty years ago, Whitney M. Young Jr., president of the National Urban League from 1961-71, worked alongside his fellow civil rights, social justice and labor movement leaders to organize the March on Washington, where 300,000 people gathered to demand jobs and freedom. As America prepares to mark the anniversary of this historic gathering, the National Urban League, under the leadership of Marc H. Morial, ...

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Broward County Commission News – First Time Homebuyers Invited to Attend New Home Open House on Saturday, August 24

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. -- In an effort to provide energy efficient and affordable housing for individuals and families of low, moderate and middle income, the Broward County Housing Finance and Community Development Division has worked with two local developers to construct 21 energy efficient homes in the central County neighborhoods of Roosevelt Gardens and Washington Park. The approximate $3.7 million cost ...

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Black Veterans focus Mail Campaign on the White House

In the past few weeks, several excellent editorials have appeared focusing on our request for the honorary promotion for the legendary soldier/diplomat Colonel Charles Young to the rank of Brigadier General. The editorials focused on the inability (or) unwillingness of the Army’s Center for Military History to offer an unbiased finding to the Secretary of the Army regarding the Colonel’s entitlement to such ...

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Did you know?

  August isNational Black Business  Month  That's Right!! There are many black-owned businesses that you can support during the 31 days of August, and you are encouraged to do so throughout your communities, respectively. Not only during the month of August, but support these businesses throughout the year. For there are many businesses that provide excellent products and services that need your s ...

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David Deal Playday Celebrates 60th Anniversary

The City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate the 60th Annual David Deal Playday with a series of events from July 29 – August 10. All Playday events are free and open to the public with the exception of the 2nd Annual David Deal Playday Golf Tournament. Playday was introduced in 1953 by Joseph C. Carter, the first director of Sunland Park (renamed Carter Park in 1994), as an op ...

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