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Attorney General Bondi Urges Qualified Borrowers Who Lost Homes to Foreclosure to Submit Claims for Payment by January 18

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi reminds eligible Florida borrowers that the January 18, 2013, deadline to file a claim for payment under the national settlement is fast approaching. To date, approximately half of the people to whom notices have been sent have not yet filed claims. Eligible borrowers include those who lost their homes to foreclosure between Jan. 1, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2011 and had ...

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Broward County Public Schools to Hold Educational Re-Engagement Fair “It’s Not Too Late to Graduate”

WHO:     Broward County Public Schools, Student Services Department   WHAT: Ninth Educational Re-Engagement Fair – an outreach effort to help individuals of all ages who left school before earning a diploma   WHEN: Saturday, February 2, 2013, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.   WHERE: McFatter Technical Center, 6500 Nova Drive, Davie   WHY:     Broward County Public Schools is hosting its ninth Educationa ...

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Unity in the Community

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Community meetings about proposed school changes

Broward County Public Schools is proposing changes at several schools: Sunland Park Elementary, Lauderdale Manors Elementary, Lauderhill Middle School, Arthur Ashe Middle School and Dillard High School. To learn about the proposed changes, please attend a community meeting. The community meetings are scheduled as follows: Date and time Location Hosted by: Monday, January 14, 2013 – 6pm Mount Nebo Baptist Ch ...

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Leadership Academy starts January 12th 2013

  100 Black Men of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Inc.    "Real Men Giving Real Time" ***SAVE THE DATE***  GREETINGS PARENTS AND MENTEES        We look forward to seeing each of you soon THE NEXT LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SESSION WILL START   JANUARY 12TH 2013 THE CURRICULUM WILL BE ON EDUCATION  The 100 Black Men of Greater Fort Lauderdale in partnership with Florida Career College are hosting our 2012 L ...

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Listening Tours

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

Event to take place at Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins, 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 fo ...

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Morris & McCoy’s Tonsorial Palace closes, marking the end of an era

Recently, one of the most popular barbershops in the area, Morris & McCoy’s Tonsorial Palace, closed its doors on Dec. 31, 2012, marking the end of an era. On that day, Willie J. Morris laid down his straight razor, turned off his clippers, and put away his scissors for the last time, ending a barbering career that spanned over half a century. ...

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Preaching from the Pulpit: The history of Black churches in the struggle for freedom in America

It is impossible to discuss the history of Black churches in America without putting it into the context of the struggle by Blacks for freedom and justice in this country. ...

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jan. 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience ...

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