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Florida Legislative Black Caucus Chair Senator Arthenia Joyner responds to Governor Rick Scott’s 2013-2014 Budget Proposal

State Senator Arthenia Joyner (D-Tampa), Chair of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus (FLBC) recently released the following statement on the 2013-2014 state budget proposal from Governor Rick Scott ...

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New Mount Olive Youth Group witnesses history

New Mount Olive Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. witnessed history when they attended the second inauguration of President Barack Obama on Monday, January 21, 2013. ...

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Immigration reform looms as a controversial public issue

“Immigration reform is a very complex topic ...

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City of Fort Lauderdale launches annual Drop Savers Water Conservation Poster Contest

The City of Fort Lauderdale, in partnership with the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association, is sponsoring the Drop Savers Water Conservation Poster Contest to celebrate Drinking Water Week, ...

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Dem Leader Smith to GOP: Told ya so

Smith noted that Democrats fought against changes Republicans pushed for in the 2011 election law, including a decrease in the number of days in early voting ...

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Fort Lauderdale Celebrates Black History Month

Family Fun Events Feature Ethnic Crafts, Live Entertainment, Storytelling and More   Fort Lauderdale – The City of Fort Lauderdale is hosting a variety of events throughout the city to honor February as Black History Month.   Remembering Our Roots Remembering Our Roots will be held on Saturday, February 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Riverland Park, 950 S.W. 27th Avenue. This free program will feature live perf ...

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Lauderdale Lakes Black History Month Press Release

Date: January 31, 2013 Phone: 954-535-2785 City of Lauderdale Lakes to Host Black History Month Events (LAUDERDALE LAKES, Florida) — The City of Lauderdale Lakes Parks and Human Services Department will host a series of events to celebrate Black History Month. The City of Lauderdale Lakes along with the School Board of Broward County (SBBC)-BA Zone has partnered to provide several community involved lecture ...

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Celebrate February as Black History Month

  The City of Fort Lauderdale invites you to celebrate February as Black History Month with these exciting community events. Remembering Our Roots - February 2 Riverland Park is celebrating Black History Month with Remembering Our Roots on Saturday, February 2 from 3-5 p.m. This free community-based event will feature live performances from several diverse musical, dance and specialty groups. Appearanc ...

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CBC member says Obama disrespects Blacks

Rep. Alcee L. Hastings says President Obama consistently disrespects the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Black Press, and graduates of historically Black colleges, key groups that were critical to his re-election in November. ...

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