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James C. Boyd Funeral Home Services

BOSTIC Funeral services for the late Mother Mary Ann Bostic - 91 were held Jan. 31 at Mount Bethel Ministries with Bishop C.E. Glover officiating. Interment: Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens (Central).   ...

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BETHUNE-COOKMAN STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN WHITE HOUSE EVENT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ A team of Bethune-Cookman University students was one of only 10 presenters recently during President’s Obama’s “National Week of Making” event at the White House. B-CU participated in the weeklong event in Washington, D.C. earlier this month after impressing a panel of observers at this year’s Making for Change Showcase for historically black colleges and universities. At that event th ...

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AMAC comes to Greater Fort Lauderdale

In honor of its 31st annual Business Diversity Conference, The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) landed in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area ...

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Miami police to begin enforcing juvenile curfew

Miami police will start enforcing a juvenile curfew Monday, making it illegal for minors to gather in public areas for several hours each night. The curfew will be in effect from 11 p.m. through 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. On Fridays and Saturdays, the rules will apply from 12 a.m. through 6 a.m. "It's a good idea. They'll probably still try and sneak out, but it's a good idea for stopping crime and all ...

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Black Woman Climbs Flagpole, Snatches Confederate Flag Down From South Carolina Statehouse

They say if you want something done, get a (black) woman to do it. Just after dawn this morning, activist and North Carolina educator Bree Newsome climbed a 30-foot flag pole and snatched the Confederate flag down from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. As officers repeatedly asked, “Ma’am, please come down off the pole,” Newsome quoted scripture on her descent, including verses from Psalms: “The Lord i ...

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St. John United Methodist Church holds prayer vigil for slain Emmanuel AME shooting victims

Just two days removed from the terrible incident, thousands of miles away, a South Florida church held a prayer vigil to honor those killed. ...

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Broward does well in state budget

Broward does well in state budget ...

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ULBC celebrates 40th Anniversary by launching ‘Breaking the Cycle’ Campaign

The Urban League of Broward County (ULBC) is celebrating 40 years of serving the community by breaking the cycle of poverty for tens of thousands of local people who had been held back by crippling economic and social factors. ...

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BrightStar Credit Union holds car sale for members and the public at Volunteer Park

BrightStar Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in South Florida with more than 54,000 members, will hold a Car Sale at Volunteer Park, ...

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Tavis Smiley signs on to South Florida Book Festival on July 17 & 18

Leading off the festival is talk show host Tavis Smiley, a popular figure on NPR and PBS radio. ...

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