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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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BLACK HISTORY LITTLE KNOWN FACTS

Check out 124 little known facts in Black History   Fact #1 As a child Muhammad Ali was refused an autograph by his boxing idol, Sugar Ray Robinson. When Ali became a prizefighter, he vowed never to deny an autograph request, which he honored throughout his career. Fact #2 Muhammad Ali, the self-proclaimed "greatest [boxer] of all time," was originally named after his father, who was named after the 19th-ce ...

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HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO WIN A TRIP TO NEW YORK TO ATTEND THE 2013 PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL DRAFT?

 TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery and the Miami Dolphins today announced a partnership to offer Lottery players a chance to win great prizes in the FANTASY 5® Football Draft Day Experience Promotion. Beginning today through Wednesday, April 3, players who purchase a FANTASY 5® ticket of $5 or more will receive a voucher that contains a unique number to be entered on the Florida Lottery’s website for a chan ...

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Top Moments In Black History: MLK Memorial Opens In Washington D.C.

This Black History Month, NewsOne takes a look back at the top African-American moments from 2000 to 2012. Some will make you happy while others will undoubtedly make you angry and/or sad. Either way, here’s to the last 12 years of our living history. Enjoy! Moment: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Opens In 2011   Of the many massive structures that grace Washington’s National Mall, the Martin Luthe ...

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Congratulations! Amber Rose, Wiz Khalifa Welcome Baby Boy

Congratulations are in order for one of the cutest couples on the planet! Model and television personality Amber Rose, and Hip-Hop heavyweight Wiz Khalifa welcomed a healthy, baby boy into the world today. This is the first child for both Wiz and Amber.   The baby was due February 24, and Amber shut down rumors yesterday that he had already made his appearance.   The couple named their son Sebasti ...

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