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Eight local charities benefit from 26th Annual African American Achievers Awards

The 26th annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony gifted a total of $40,000 to eight charitable organizations while honoring five remarkable individuals for their contributions to the South Florida community. Nearly 1,000 guests attended the event, sponsored by JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus. ...

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Dade County Federal Credit Union Funds B.T.W. High School Foundation, Inc. Scholarships

     George G. Joseph, President and CEO of the Dade County Federal Credit Union (DCFCU), on April 24, 2018, presented John Glover, President and CEO of the B.T.W. High School Foundation, Inc. and other Foundation members with a check for $3,000. ...

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Fort Lauderdale native serves in Pearl Harbor

A Fort Lauderdale, Fla., native and 2007 Boyd Anderson High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. ...

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Johnson Brothers of Florida helps lower-income children with a $9.6 million contribution to the Step Up for Students Scholarship Program

Johnson Brothers of Florida, one of the top beverage distributors in the state, announced today a contribution of $9.6 million to the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program through Step Up For Students, serving lower-income children in Florida. ...

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Broward residents join local organizations at community conversation to debrief this year’s legislative session

Recently (April 25) at ArtServe Fort Lauderdale, New Florida Majority (NewFM) and SEIU Florida hosted a community conversation with Broward County residents to debrief the 2018 Florida legislative session, high-light the priorities of Tallahassee legislators and create a plan to hold elected officials accountable ...

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Hip Hop artist creates Anti-Bullying Comic Book

As an Ambassador of Life Sports Fitness, his focus has been to assist with the growth of their fitness and audio fitness music program which help to launch their anti-bullying comic books series and participant development. ...

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Elected officials and residents celebrate open-air development at “The Urban” Groundbreaking Ceremony in Overtown

     Elected officials including Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, Radio Personality Papa Keith of South Florida’s 103.5 The Beat and residents celebrated “The Urban” groundbreaking at the development site located at 1000 N.W. Second Ave. ...

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Florida judge steps down after being recorded berating 59-year-old disabled woman who later died

A Florida judge has stepped down after video surfaced of a her ruthlessly berating a chronically ill disabled woman who later died, following her release from jail.  During a preliminary hearing last Sunday (April 15), Broward County Circuit Judge Merrilee Ehrlich, repeatedly scolded Sandra Faye Twiggs, a 59-year-old mother who was in a wheelchair and was arrested on a misdemeanor charge after a disagreemen ...

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Meet the Only Black Millennial Who Is Breaking Racial Barriers on Capitol Hill

  The congregational staff workforce at Capitol Hill is mostly white. But a Black college student is breaking the racial barrier in the department; working in a place that some folks are unlikely to hire people like her. ...

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