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I have been selected to attend the Presidential Inaugural Conference in Washington, D.C. between Jan. 19 and Jan. 23, 2013 ...

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City of Fort Lauderdale Community Investment Programs applications now available

The City of Fort Lauderdale is currently accepting grant applications for the 2013 Neighborhood Community Investment Program (NCIP) and the Business Community Investment Program (BCIP). ...

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‘The Submerged Middle Class’ emerge…The Dixie Court Story

The Public Housing Act has always been controversial. Several reasons have come from proponents and opponents alike. ...

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Running Down the RIDICULOUS

The mysterious case of Mitt Romney and his merry band of Negros   By Wilson Nathaniel Thomas      Well certainly by now everyone living on the planet Earth is fully aware of the fact that Mitt Romney’s performance at the 2012 NAACP convention in Houston, Texas was less than stellar, but then again, we are talking about Mitt Romney Right?     I do think that for most people within the African Ameri ...

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Political drama unfolds the politics of divide and conquer

[caption id="attachment_1130" align="alignleft" width="131"] Derek Joy[/caption] By Derek Joy       Presidential politics keep heating up.    President Barack Obama taking hits for his campaign strategy that has seen its attack ads send soon to be GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney reeling on the defensive ropes.     Romney has questions to answer regarding his role in the Bain Corporation, his outsourcin ...

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Miami-Dade County’s Kathleen Woods-Richardson to chair United Way Women’s Leadership Council

The council is an executive committee of women who guide and shape United Way’s Women’s Leadership program which promotes service and philanthropy among its 1,700 members. ...

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Call for federal voter registration act

Hundreds of thousands of Florida ex-felons who have completed their sentences still can’t vote, a prohibition that is hindering their re-entry into society, a group of voting rights advocates said Tuesday as they urged Congress to step in ...

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Supreme Court upholds state’s drug possession law

Florida’s drug possession statute can force those who say they didn’t know they were breaking the law to prove that or be presumed guilty, the state Supreme Court said Thursday (July 12, 2012) in one of the most closely watched Florida drug cases decided in recent years. ...

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CGC Richard Etheridge’s motto: ‘In Behalf of Humanity’

Even though it was illegal to do so, his master also taught him to read and write. After the fighting began between the States in April 1861, the Outer Banks were the site of one of the first Northern invasions, in February 1862. ...

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Let’s Get to Work rakes in contributions

Tapping major players in Florida politics, a committee closely aligned with Gov. Rick Scott collected $2.85 million in contributions during the past three months, a new report shows. ...

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