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Bill Cosby to remain on House Arrest

Convicted comedian Bill Cosby will remain on house arrest until he’s sentenced this summer following his conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent sexual assault. ...

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Hip Hop artist creates Anti-Bullying Comic Book

As an Ambassador of Life Sports Fitness, his focus has been to assist with the growth of their fitness and audio fitness music program which help to launch their anti-bullying comic books series and participant development. ...

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Elected officials and residents celebrate open-air development at “The Urban” Groundbreaking Ceremony in Overtown

     Elected officials including Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, Radio Personality Papa Keith of South Florida’s 103.5 The Beat and residents celebrated “The Urban” groundbreaking at the development site located at 1000 N.W. Second Ave. ...

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Florida judge steps down after being recorded berating 59-year-old disabled woman who later died

A Florida judge has stepped down after video surfaced of a her ruthlessly berating a chronically ill disabled woman who later died, following her release from jail.  During a preliminary hearing last Sunday (April 15), Broward County Circuit Judge Merrilee Ehrlich, repeatedly scolded Sandra Faye Twiggs, a 59-year-old mother who was in a wheelchair and was arrested on a misdemeanor charge after a disagreemen ...

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Meet the Only Black Millennial Who Is Breaking Racial Barriers on Capitol Hill

  The congregational staff workforce at Capitol Hill is mostly white. But a Black college student is breaking the racial barrier in the department; working in a place that some folks are unlikely to hire people like her. ...

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Libraries Director Kelvin Watson elected as a PLA Director-at-Large

Broward County Libraries Division Director Kelvin Watson has been elected as one of two new directors-at-large of the Public Libraries Association (PLA). ...

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ESSA demands full transparency on K-12 educational funding

     Public school systems throughout the nation will now be required to be a lot more transparent when it comes to school funding. ...

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NAACP joins in Connecting Civil Rights legacies of the past and present with ‘I AM’ Campaign, while saluting Memphis Sanitation Workers on MLK 50th Anniversary

Last week marked the solemn 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination in 1968, as well as the historic Memphis Sanitation Worker’s Strike. Beginning April 2nd through 4th, these groups and more all came together to successfully participate in the I AM 2018, a campaign and series of activities conceived not just to commemorate watershed events, but also to connect the legacies of King, and the strikers an ...

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     The campaign will focus on an aggressive voter registration drive, community-level education on important issues, and a mobilization effort—all designed to reach young, Black eligible voters. ...

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