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IMPACT GIRLS at Dillard Elementary support the mission of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation

Impact Girls, with the approval of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation has spearheaded a ‘Pay It Forward Campaign’ to raise funds for the hospital’s foundation ...

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Hastingscommemorates100th birthday of Rosa Parks

Recently Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement in recognition of the 100th birthday of civil rights activist Rosa Parks: “Just two weeks after witnessing the second swearing-in of our nation’s first Black President, it is appropriate that we commemorate the birth of a civil rights leader that helped to make such a moment possible. ...

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Governor Rick Scott unveils 2013-2014 Florida families first budget calls for $2,500 teacher pay raise and eliminating sales tax on manufacturing equipment

Governor Rick Scott unveiled his Florida Families First Budget for fiscal year 2013-2014 ...

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Creator of the Kwanzaa Holiday will keynote FAMU’s Black History Convocation

Maulana Karenga, creator of the pan-African cultural holiday Kwanzaa and the Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles), will serve as the keynote speaker for Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Black History Month Convocation ...

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Fewer Florida inmates are re-offending after release

Fewer Florida prison inmates are re-offending after their release, Corrections ...

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BCPS Transportation head alleges mismanagement, malfeasance, fraud and abuse; requests outside investigation by law enforcement

Embattled BCPS transportation head blows whistle on nepotism & corruption, Chester Tindall, 50, stated that corruption within the Transportation Dept ...

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House Democratic leader blasts decade of GOP governance, pushes for Medicaid expansion

Thurston blamed his Republican counterparts for problems facing the state. He said reform efforts currently being pushed by Republican officials—election reform, ethics reform, education financing, healthcare implementation—all seek to deal with problems caused by the GOP-led Legislature ...

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Florida Legislative Black Caucus Chair Senator Arthenia Joyner responds to Governor Rick Scott’s 2013-2014 Budget Proposal

State Senator Arthenia Joyner (D-Tampa), Chair of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus (FLBC) recently released the following statement on the 2013-2014 state budget proposal from Governor Rick Scott ...

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New Mount Olive Youth Group witnesses history

New Mount Olive Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. witnessed history when they attended the second inauguration of President Barack Obama on Monday, January 21, 2013. ...

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Immigration reform looms as a controversial public issue

“Immigration reform is a very complex topic ...

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