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Lawmakers seek to block redistricting testimony

Lawmakers and their aides from having to testify during a trial to determine whether the state’s congressional redistricting plan runs afoul of new standards for drawing the state’s political maps. ...

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First HBCU Symposium: What can we do to save our Black colleges and our Black student/athletes

A world without HBCUs would be a world without the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. or the media impact of Oprah Winfrey. King is a graduate of Morehouse College and Winfrey graduated from Tennessee State University ...

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Lauderhill Point Apartments celebrates resident scholars

Four aspiring scholars will be heading off to school this fall with a little help from their friends at Lauderhill Point Apartment ...

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Delores Y. McKinley re-elected International Treasurer of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Delores Y. McKinley, was re-elected to the top financial position of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the nation’s oldest sorority founded by college-trained African American women, during a conference in San Francisco, Cali. ...

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Women of Color Leaders Unite for Second Annual Leadership Conference

South Florida Women of Color community leaders met on Saturday, August 11, 2012 for the 2nd Annual Women of Color Empowerment Conference. ...

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Scott: A new message on testing?

As students return to school in many parts of the state this week, some will no doubt already be thinking about tests. ...

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Voting battle continues after court ruling

Monday (Aug. 20, 2012) four days after a three-judge federal panel rejected a move to reduce the number of days of early voting in five counties. ...

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Rep. Thurston calls on Governor Scott to ensure 2012 Presidential Election doesn’t disenfranchise Florida voters

“Voter Suppression Act,” which restricts the number of early-voting days in Florida, House Democratic Leader-designate Perry Thurston today issued a statement on behalf of the Florida House Democratic Caucus ...

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Comprehensive eye exams and glasses if necessary, for Florida public school students

The Florida Heiken Children’s Vision Program is offering comprehensive eye exams and glasses if necessary, for Florida public school students in your county who qualify to participate. This program is available at no cost to you or your child’s school ...

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Pink slip Governor Rick Scott, says Florida Watch Action organization

Florida Watch Action is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the progressive movement in Florida ...

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