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Broward Back To School Extravaganza at BB&T Center This Saturday

SUNRISE, Fla. -- With only a week left before many of Broward’s students return to school, more than 4,000 people turned out to the BB&T Center on August 10 for Broward’s Back to School Community Extravaganza distribution event. For a third year, the Children’s Services Council of Broward County has partnered with community organizations for the annual event where families who have been referred by Brow ...

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CHAIRMAN’S ALERT: NUL, NAN, NCBCT & NNPA Prepare for 50th Anniversary Celebration in DC

Fifty years ago, Whitney M. Young Jr., president of the National Urban League from 1961-71, worked alongside his fellow civil rights, social justice and labor movement leaders to organize the March on Washington, where 300,000 people gathered to demand jobs and freedom. As America prepares to mark the anniversary of this historic gathering, the National Urban League, under the leadership of Marc H. Morial, ...

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Broward County Commission News – First Time Homebuyers Invited to Attend New Home Open House on Saturday, August 24

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. -- In an effort to provide energy efficient and affordable housing for individuals and families of low, moderate and middle income, the Broward County Housing Finance and Community Development Division has worked with two local developers to construct 21 energy efficient homes in the central County neighborhoods of Roosevelt Gardens and Washington Park. The approximate $3.7 million cost ...

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Did you know?

  August isNational Black Business  Month  That's Right!! There are many black-owned businesses that you can support during the 31 days of August, and you are encouraged to do so throughout your communities, respectively. Not only during the month of August, but support these businesses throughout the year. For there are many businesses that provide excellent products and services that need your s ...

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Arthur Wells named federal employee of the year

Arthur Wells was named Federal Employee of the Year in the region from West Palm Beach to Key West. ...

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Civil Rights leaders meet with President Obama on Voting Rights

[caption id="attachment_16609" align="alignleft" width="617"] Al Shaprton and other voting rights advocates speak with press[/caption] Civil Rights leaders meet with President Obama on Voting Rights Al Shaprton and other voting rights advocates speak with press after meeting with President Obama.                                                                        (NNPA Photo by Freddie Allen) By Freddie ...

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Gun violence leading cause of death of Black children

Gun violence is the leading cause of death among Black children and teens, ...

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BSO expands opportunities for local business owners

Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development to increase local business ...

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