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NAACP Summer Quarterly Meeting Makes History with Gillum & Shaw

      On June 9, 2018, in Orlando, Fla., at The Rosen Centre, members of the Florida NAACP focused their attention on back-to-back discussions from two African American candidates, Mayor Andrew Gillum and Representative Sean Shaw as each layed out their respective platforms and answered questions from the audience. This was an historic occasion because this is the first time in the history of the state of F ...

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Localicious Jax Ice Cream: Broward’s Only Black Owned Ice Cream Parlor

South Florida’s first Black-owned ice cream company is successfully and rapidly expanding, with plans to open stores beyond the state of Florida. Within three months, the family owned and operated ice cream parlor has grown beyond its cozy Lauderhill, Florida location, opening its signature colorfully decorated stores in West Park, Gainesville, and, very soon, in Fort Lauderdale on the 17th Street Causeway. ...

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Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Papa Keith announces free People Matter Summer Music Fest as initiative to cease gun violence in Liberty City

Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Papa Keith, in conjunction with 103.5 The Beat and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime, are proud to announce the return of Liberty City’s first historic music festival, People Matter Fest— a day celebrating life, unity, music, and non-violence within the community.  ...

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NWFWC-DHS Alumni scholarship award ceremony

     Northwest Federated Woman’s Club of Broward County, Inc. (NWFWC) hosted its annual scholarship awards ceremony on June 10, 2018. The scholarship awards program was started by the NWFWC many decades ago.  Scholarship presentation in the early years were given to winners of pageants featuring youth from the local community. ...

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African American Female Director Wins Prestigious Award at The Orlando Urban Film Festival (OUFF) for Harry T. Moore Film

The audience at the recent Orlando Urban Film Festival (OUFF) gave rave reviews for Before Selma: The Harry T. Moore Story - The Martyr Who Paved The Way For The Civil Rights Movement film directed by Dr. Florence Alexander, during her first venture as a filmmaker. The OUFF Grand Jury selected the film for the Phenomenal Woman in Film Award category. ...

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