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The Florida A & M University National Alumni Association – Broward Chapter – invites the community to their 7th Annual Community Unity Day

    In 2012, with the aim of raising community awareness about FAMU National Alumni Association Broward Chapter and its role in assisting Broward County students who are either interested in, or matriculating through FAMU, the FAMU Community Unity Day was launched. ...

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Gov. Scott selects three inductees for Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Governor Rick Scott announced the selection Marvin Davies, Dr. Reverend Willie Oliver Wells Sr., and John Dorsey Due Jr., to the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. ...

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Good grades get you good things

Donte Hicks an eight grade student with an A-B honor roll status was this month’s winner of the bicycle. ...

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“Patience is Bitter but it’s Fruit is Sweet” -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

On April 26 live from Dallas, Texas the annual first round NFL Draft took place and dreams have come true. One such dream was Calvin Ridley who grew up in the inner-city of Fort Lauderdale. ...

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Lilac and Lillies celebrates ninth anniversary

At the end of last month, the Westside Gazette asked me to cover the nine-year anniversary of Lilac and Lilies. ...

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Fort Lauderdale sailor serves aboard Navy warship homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

     Petty Officer 2nd Class Mariluz Vega is a quarter-master aboard the guided-missile destroyer operating out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. ...

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Kindergartener at Royal Palm Elementary Magnet School, made Platinum honor for the third time this school year

Treasure Henry a Kindergartener at Royal Palm Elementary Magnet School, made Platinum honor for the third time this school year. ...

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Specializing In Success

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The Carrie Meek Foundation hosts first Job Readiness Program Orientation Session

As part of its workforce development efforts in support of the Carrie Meek International Business Park (CMIBP) at the Miami-Opa-locka Airport, the Carrie Meek Foundation recently joined with the Miami Dade College North Campus to host the first job readiness training program orientation session. ...

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Eight local charities benefit from 26th Annual African American Achievers Awards

The 26th annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony gifted a total of $40,000 to eight charitable organizations while honoring five remarkable individuals for their contributions to the South Florida community. Nearly 1,000 guests attended the event, sponsored by JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus. ...

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