You Are Here: Home » Articles posted byDvon (Page 7)

THE DEMOCRATIC BLACK CAUCUS OF FLOIRDA BRINGS THE “FLORIDA SPEAKS TOUR” TO MIAMI

In light of recent events in the state of Florida, The Democratic Black Caucus of Florida, the office of State Senator Dwight Bullard, and Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials have come together to launch the “Florida Speaks Tour” scheduled to make its stop in Miami, Florida on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at St. Agnes Episcopal Church . The Florida Speaks tour is a series of town hall assemblies ...

Read more

Soul Sistah: D.I.V.A

Fort Lauderdale, FL -On December 21, 2013, Beyond Dramatic Productions will stage its second theatrical production, Soul Sistah: D.I.V.A. “Determined Individuals Voicing Attitude.” Written, directed by, and starring local author and activist Lakisha Sanders, Soul Sistah: D.I.V.A. tells the story of various individuals, a once happy and healthy clan of individuals now faced with imminent dissolution in the w ...

Read more

Nelson Mandela has died

"Our nation has lost its greatest son," South African President Jacob Zuma said in a press conference on Thursday. Addressing South Africans, Zuma said "Nelson Mandela brought us together and it is together that we bid him farewell." Mandela was the first black president of South Africa and the first to win a fully free democratic election in the country. He served a single term from 1994 through 1999 and t ...

Read more

Hastings Introduces Resolution Recognizing People of African Descent and Black European Leaders

(Washington, DC) Today, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement after introducing a resolution in recognition of people of African descent and Black Europeans, and outlining concrete steps for the United States to take to help address racism and discrimination in Europe “An estimated seven to ten million individuals of African descent currently live in Europe, particularly in Franc ...

Read more

State Cop Shoots At Van Full Of Children During Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

What began as a traffic stop turned into a wild police chase that led to a New Mexico State police officer shooting at a van full of children before ultimately arresting their mother. Oriana Farrell and her five young children were traveling on a highway south of Taos, New Mexico on Oct. 28 when a state officer pulled her over for going 71 mph in a 55 mph speed zone. What happened next will shock you. Read ...

Read more

Deaf High School Football Player Is Unstoppable

T.J. Ellison (pictured) is an unstoppable opponent on the football field despite being deaf.  The teen, who attends Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., is held in the highest regard by his coaches and teammates for his can-do and non-defeatist attitude, which they say is infectious, according to My Fox Atlanta.   Even though Ellison was born deaf, he has no time for wallowing in self-pity and tries h ...

Read more

George Zimmerman’s Girlfriend Says He Pointed Shotgun At Her

As news broke that George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin‘s killer, has once again been charged with an act of violence, Martin’s family reacted with an affirmation of faith. “Sybrina just keeps saying God is going to fix this, whatever the courts don’t fix,” said family attorney Benjamin Crump, speaking with his arm around Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, in Cambridge, Mass. on Monday. Fulton declined to make a ...

Read more

Richie Incognito Taunts Of Jonathan Martin Reveal NFL’s Unspoken Racism

Despite the low shelf-life of careers, the injuries, and the overall gladiator-styled blood lust of professional football, players risk all to play under the bright lights. However, like many other sports, there is a fraternity-styled atmosphere of the sport unknown to most. With nine-year Miami Dolphins linemanRichie Incognito, a White man, allegedly taunting biracial second-year fellow lineman Jonathan Ma ...

Read more

HOMELESS VETERANS GIVE BACK DAY STAND DOWN

...

Read more

Basketball Hall Of Famer Walt Bellamy Dead At 74

Former New York Knicks Center and Hall of Famer Walt Bellamy (pictured), passed away on Saturday at age 74.  The cause of death has not been released, according to the New York Times.   player had a stellar 14-year career as a basketball player, despite playing in the shadows of such luminary NBAers, such as Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Bill Russell; Bellamy averaged 20.1 points, 13.7 reb ...

Read more

Site Designed By NoRegretMedia.com

Scroll to top