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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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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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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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