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Miami Dolphins Take Students to Bluefoot Pirate

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Miami Dolphins players Josh Kaddu, Richard Marshall, Rishard Matthews, Koa Misi, Julian Posey, Kheeston Randall, Josh Samuda, Randy Starks and members of the Miami Dolphins Women’s Organization took students that have parents in the military on a special trip to Bluefoot Pirate Adventures in Fort Lauderdale.   “It’s always nice to be able to hang out with kids that are underprivile ...

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By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 5, 2013......The House passed an elections overhaul bill by an overwhelming margin Tuesday, tacitly admitting that lawmakers went too far in 2011 with a bill that had reduced early voting days and is now blamed for some of the snafus that plagued the 2012 elections. House members voted 118-1 to approve the measure (HB 7013), whi ...

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REST IN PEACE LIL GEORGE–George Lee Burrows, Jr

REST IN PEACE LIL GEORGE--George Lee Burrows, Jr. the oldest of four children (Avis, Iris and Sonya) born January 27, 1954 to the parents of George Sr. and Agnes Burrows (deceased) was promoted to everlasting life on March 4, 2013. George was loved by many and will be sorely missed by all especially his Ace-Sonya Burrows. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Please call (954) 605-8307 to offer ...

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NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA HAS: FIVE QUESTIONS FOR DARRYL ROUSON

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, February 26, 2013..........Last week, Rep. D-St. Petersburg, was elected House Democratic leader for 2014 to 2016. It's a marker on a long road for Rouson, 58, who has been both homeless and a drug addict. He built his recovery on his work as a lawyer and as president of the St. Petersburg NAACP. A former Republican who supported ...

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MIAMI DOLPHINS HOST GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL FLAG FOOTBALL CLINIC AT THE DOCTORS HOSPITAL TRAINING FACILITY

Davie, FL – The Miami Dolphins hosted the team’s annual Girls High School Flag Football Clinic presented by UnderArmour at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. The event featured 16 high school teams throughout South Florida that participated in a series interactive football drills.   “The participation was probably double of where we were last year,” said Rocky Gilli ...

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ARMING TEACHERS, WARNING SHOTS IN ‘STAND YOUR GROUND’ BEFORE LEGISLATORS

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, February 28, 2013.......The state's self defense law would say people can fire warning shots to fend off attackers without fear of prosecution and teachers would be able to pack heat on campus under bills now before legislators. Freshman Rep. Neil Combee, R-Polk City, filed a bill on the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Trayvon ...

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Congressional Everglades Caucus Co-Chairmen Hastings and Diaz-Balart Introduce Comprehensive Bill

(Washington, DC) Today, Congressmen Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Co-Chairmen of the Congressional Everglades Caucus, introduced the bi-partisan Everglades for the Next Generation Act. The legislation authorizes sorely needed Central Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) projects that are shovel-ready, but have been delayed by Congressional inaction. It also provides the Army Corps of ...

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STATEMENT ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF TRAYVON MARTIN’S DEATH

At the one-year anniversary of his untimely death, the NAACP mourns the loss of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. On February 26, 2012, Martin, an unarmed teen, was shot to death by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. The case has drawn national attention to issues of racial profiling and the devaluation of black men's lives by law enforcement:  Zimmerman wasn't arrested until 44 days after Martin's de ...

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The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS

Miami, FL – (January 18, 2013) – CHURCHES UNITED FOR HIV/AIDS PREVENTION recognizes March 3rd – 9th as The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS (NWPHA). The purpose of The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS is to bring national attention to the AIDS epidemic in the United States and the extraordinary role faith communities can and are playing in AIDS prevention, education, service an ...

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SWAC is Back!

           SWAC TOURNAMENT   Dallas, TX     MARCH 12-16, 2013   @Curtis Culwell Center in Garland   www.swachoops.org           TUESDAY, MARCH 12 SWAC ALUMNI MIXER Venue: Buttons Time: 7:30p 15207 Addison Rd Addison, TX 75001         WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 "SWAC GOES HIP HOP" Venue: Southside Music Hall Time: 8p-2p ...

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