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Still Standing: ‘The Weekly Challenger’ celebrating 46 years of service

The Weekly Challenger is an African-American owned newspaper in print since 1967. Mainly serving Pinellas County, Florida, it has thrived as a folksy paper that publishes news that the larger daily papers ignore. ...

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Urban League of Broward County, Sunshine Health and Centene Corporation will release the state of Black Broward Health Report

Urban League of Broward County will host a series of events to launch a community-wide health initiative. The series begins with a press conference to announce the official publication release of the State of Black Broward Health Report (SOBB) and will be followed by the Focus on Health Symposium ...

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5000 Role Models of Excellence Project Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Scholarship Breakfast

The students were recognized during the Role Models’ 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Scholarship Breakfast held at Jungle Island. ...

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FAMU announces hiring of anti-hazing administrator

Florida A&M University (FAMU) has announced that Bryan F. Smith will serve as the new special assistant to the president for anti-hazing. Recently, Smith, who is a FAMU graduate, was the executive director/co-founder of Destined for Success Educational Services, Inc. in Decatur, Ga ...

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Broward League of Cities now accepting applications

The Broward League of Cities is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for its Scholarship for Government Studies ...

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Fort Lauderdale Offers Third Annual Medication Take Back Event Sunday, Jan. 27 Event to coincide with annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Fort Lauderdale – The City of Fort Lauderdale is sponsoring its third annual Medication Take Back Event on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Take Back Event occurs in conjunction with the annual Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event. Both events will take place at their new location, which is 301 N. Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.   During the Medication Take Back Event t ...

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Overtown Music Project

  Friends, Overtown Music Project's annual fundraiser will be at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach on Saturday, January 26, 2013, and will showcase a mash up of an 18-piece big band with hip hop, funk and soul. MASEO from De La Soul will be DJ'ing.   The event celebrates the connection between Overtown and the Fontainebleau, a hotel where Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie and Etta James once performed.The ev ...

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PRO-FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME QUARTERBACK DAN MARINO TO HOST THE DAN MARINO FOUNDATION WALKABOUT AUTISM

on Saturday, January 26, 2013   FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – The Dan Marino Foundation has once again teamed up with local South Florida autism agencies to celebrate the Dan Marino Foundation WalkAbout Autism, brought to you by Walgreens.  This event will benefit the Autism Societies of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, UM-NSU CARD (Center for Autism & Related Disabilities) and The Dan Marino Foundation. T ...

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2013 King Holiday Celebration

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Greetings NNPA Members, Friends and Guests

We are excited to share with you a few conference highlights of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA the Black Press of America) Mid-Winter Conference beginning Wednesday, Jan. 23-26, 2013. The conference is scheduled to take place here in sunny Fort Lauderdale ...

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