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15th Annual National Action Network Convention Begins Today

Wednesday marks the opening day for the 15th Annual National Action Network Convention, a gathering of civil rights, religious, and LGBT rights leaders headed by the Reverend Al Sharpton(pictured center).   This year’s convention focuses on crucial issues affecting African-Americans, including Supreme Court hearings on the Voting Rights Act, Affirmative Action and same-sex marriage. Special attention w ...

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Broward County Vice Mayor Sharief Wins Approval to Aid Broward Homeless

Broward County Commissioners have approved funding for technology that will connect homeless people with appropriate and necessary services to assist in getting the homeless off the streets and support them in their efforts to become productive, independent members of society. At the request of Vice Mayor Barbara Sharief along with the commitment of Sheriff Scott Israel, Commissioners have approved $350,000 ...

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Miami Dolphins Press Release – MIAMI DOLPHINS CHEERLEADERS HOST OPEN AUDITIONS FOR 2013 SQUAD

MIAMI, FL – The upcoming football season is fast approaching and the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders begin their search for enthusiastic, charismatic and talented women to represent one of the most prestigious teams in the NFL.  Open call for auditions for the 2013 squad are set for 9:00a.m., Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Sun Life Stadium.   “2013 is an exciting year for the Miami Dolphins and the Dolphins C ...

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Dr. Maulana Karenga – Black Women, Men & HIV/AIDS: Shared Responsibility in Love & Life

This year as we again observe the days set aside to mark and remind us of both the tragic passing and praiseworthy endurance of victims of HIV/AIDS among us, we, of necessity, continue to search for solutions. And that search, wherever else it takes us, always leads us back to ourselves. For the effective confrontation and curing of this horrible human epidemic, so devastating to us as African people all ov ...

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Music of the Night – Andre Live

Andre performing Andrew Lloyd-Webber's "Music of the Night" from "the Phantom of the Opera" Live in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The story takes place in Paris during the year 1865. Erik, the "Phantom of the Opera", was said to be a real person. He was a musician who was horribly disfigured in an accident. His injuries were so frightening he had to live in the bowels of the sewer in Paris. One day he hears to v ...

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Miami Dolphins Press Release – Miami Dolphins Take Part in “Kiting with Kids and Fins”

  Miami, FL – Miami Dolphins players Dan Carpenter, Koa Misi, Josh Samuda, Ryan Tannehill, Brian Tyms and MDWO members hosted 50 children from Greynolds Park Elementary in Miami Dade at Skyward Kites as part of the “Kiting with Kids and Fins” program.   “It was a great time today flying kites,” said Tannehill.  The kids, I think, all had a good time, getting them out of a classroom setting and being ab ...

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CONTENTIOUS ATHLETICS BILL PASSES

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Posting or forwarding this material without permission is prohibited. Contactnews@newsserviceflorida.com. THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 20, 2013.......A bill that would place new restrictions on investigations by the Florida High School Association passed its first committee Wednesday, reopening a legislative battle from last year about the association's rol ...

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Head Start Open Enrollment Period ends April 2013

ENROLL YOUR CHILD TODAY! The Head Start and Early Head Start Programs are federally funded programs that offer free, comprehensive services to low-income children and their families. Head Start serves preschool children, while the Early Head Start serves pregnant women, infants and toddlers.  The mission is to promote school preparation by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through e ...

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More youth priced out of college

BY JESSE JACKSON March 18, 2013  Morehouse College, one of the most distinguished historically black colleges — with graduates like Dr. Martin Luther King, former Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson, film director Spike Lee and others — literally shut down for spring break this week. As its 2,000 students took their break, every member of the faculty and staff was furloughed without pay as the college struggles t ...

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