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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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The role of the Black church in the Civil Rights Movement

The role of the church in every African American community played a major role in the Civil Rights Movement, but the role of the church began long before the revered Reverend, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born. It began with slavery ...

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The Black church and its players

The Black church and its players ...

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School delinquency down, but minorities, disabled most arrested

A new study by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice shows delinquency on school grounds has dropped by roughly half in the last eight years. ...

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U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson sworn in to the 113th Congress

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson was sworn in to office for her second term in the U.S. House of Representatives. ...

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Recognizing that God had work

Recognizing that God had work for him to complete in this vineyard, God’s still small voice ...

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Black liberation theology

Black liberation theology is a theological perspective found in some Christian churches and the Nation of Islam in the United States which contextualizes liberation theology in an attempt to help African-Americans overcome oppression ...

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Black tourism yield strong economic impact for Greater Fort Lauderdale

And, thanks to an innovative new tourism initiative launched by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB), these groups are making a major economic and social impact on the community. ...

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