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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: Drum Majors for Justice Celebration in Washington, D.C. By Latraviette D. Smith

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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Superintendent’s First Day of School Visits Monday, August 19, 2013

    5:30 a.m. Central West Transportation Bus Terminal Superintendent Rides ESE Bus 2320 College Avenue. Davie   7 – 8 a.m. Silver Lakes Elementary School (Tammy Gilbert) Superintendent Serves Breakfast 2300 SW 173rd Avenue, Miramar (Patricia Good)   8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Indian Ridge Middle School (Frank Zagari) 1355 Nob Hill Road, Davie (Laurie Rich Levinson)   10 – 10:30 a.m. Coral Springs ...

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Overtown youth and children focus of coalition presentation

Overtown youth and children focus of coalition presentation ...

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It’s official: President Obama will speak at 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s March on Washington

Obama will speak at 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s March on Washington ...

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Broward County welcomes new director of libraries division

The Broward County Public Libraries (BCPL) Division has a new Director! Skye Patrick assumed the position on April 29, 2013. She is the first woman to head the BCPL system. ...

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Overtown youths are making moves (movies)

Overtown youths are making moves ...

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Incoming Senate Democratic Leader Arthenia L. Joyner Honored with Lawyers’ Committee’s 2013 Distinguished Civil Rights Advocate Award

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law recently honored Senator Arthenia L. Joyner (D-Tampa) with the 2013 Distinguished Civil Rights Advocate Award ...

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Florida A&M University to celebrate 13th annual Grape Harvest Festival

Florida A&M University (FAMU) will host the 13th Annual Grape Harvest Festival and First Lady Vineyard Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 ...

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Chi Psi Omega Chapter sponsors Children’s Services Council

Chi Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated members presented a check to Sandra Bernard-Bastien, director of Public Affairs and Organizational Development for Children Services Council. ...

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