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Judge sides with counties in DJJ dispute

In an issue that has spurred legal challenges from various parts of the state, an administrative law judge Tuesday ruled that the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice has improperly shifted juvenile-detention costs to counties. ...

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City of Fort Lauderdale and Orange Bowl Committee join forces to build $3 million renovation project at Carter Park

In today’s political volatile climate, it’s not often that you find politicians who will cross party lines to support virtually anything. However, the city of Fort Lauderdale has done just that in conjunction with the Orange Bowl Committee in order to upgrade Carter Park with a $3 million dollar renovation project. ...

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Doorstep Delivery – A unique and innovative restaurant delivery service

Tonya Heard and Ben Joseph met at Stranahan High School in the early 2000’s. A budding friendship rapidly blossomed into an endearing relationship based on love, trust, mutual respect and faith ...

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BLACK LIGHTNING

[caption id="attachment_1367" align="alignleft" width="131"] Black Lightening[/caption] By Tarrence Crawford   BLACK LIGHTNING -- This was taken Friday night (July 20, 2012) around 10 p.m. from Pembroke Pines looking south over Miramar. I call it  Black Lightning because both are powerful and beautiful. Photo by Tarrence Crawford   ...

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Local teens make an impact through Summer Service Camp

Summer is a critical out-of-school time when children and teens can benefit from enriched learning, new experiences and making new friends. ...

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‘Divided We Fall’ debuts at the African American Research and Cultural Center Library

The motto of the great Commonwealth of Kentucky is “United we stand, divided we fall” and if African Americans and Jamaicans continue to allow cultural conflicts to exist between them, then the Black community will undoubtedly tumble. ...

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Two Broward County Commissioners have been chosen for leadership roles in the Florida Association of Counties

Commissioner Chip LaMarca is vice chair of the Urban Caucus 2012 Policy Leadership Committee. Commissioner Barbara Sharief serves as chair of the Health and Human Services Policy Leadership Committee ...

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Were you there at the great March on Washington on August 28, 1963? AARLCC wants to know…

The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) is looking for people who participated in the historic “March on Washington” on Aug. 28, 1963 to join us in a dynamic panel discussion to be scheduled in February 2013 for Black History Month ...

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Kevin Mitchell appointed as the new executive director

The Board of Directors of The New Generation of Funeral Service Practitioners Association is pleased to announce that Kevin Mitchell of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. has been appointed as the new Executive Director of this association ...

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The Trailblazers present a Review of Public Housing

Beating the odds and meeting the challenges…..The Dixie Court Story ...

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