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A year of lessons, blessings and motivation

It was mid-morning on June 4, 2018 before it dawned on me that Press Release Marketing had turned 1 year old. This edition of On The Scene is my celebration, my reflection and my motivation to continue moving forward. ...

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Rum Renaissance Festival

If you want to have a fun “Stay-Cation” take advantage of the 10th annual Rum Renaissance coming to the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center June 9-10. This gives you the luxury to experience in your own backyard samplings of rums from Bianca and across the globe. Plus you will enjoy the ancillary rum experiences that come along at the festival. ...

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With a focus on mentorship and leadership, the U.S. Army continues to partner with 100 Black Men of America

The U.S. Army will continue to support the 100 Black Men of America’s mentorship and leadership efforts through its participation at the 32nd annual 100 Black Men of America National Conference. The conference will take place in Holly-wood, Fla., from June 13 – 17, 2018. ...

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The B.T.W. High School Foundation, Inc. awards 22 scholarships and grants

     The B.T.W. High School Foundation, Inc. (“the Foundation”) awarded 22 scholarships and two grants, valued at $27,500, as B.T.W recently concluded its 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony. ...

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Dotie Joseph – Candidate for Florida House District 108, inspiring students

     In Georgia, Stacy Abrams made history recently by being elected the first Black female nominee of a major political party for governor. In Miami, another Yale graduate, Dotie Joseph, is part of that new wave of Black female candidates taking the country by storm this 2018 election cycle. ...

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White Teen Who Beat His Teacher’s Aide Into a Coma Released Without Bail After His Mom Promises to Keep an Eye on Him

Corey David Burfield, an 18-year old white teen from Minnesota who has been accused of brutally attacking a Black teacher’s aide, has been allowed to return home even without posting bail only because his mother guaranteed that she will watch over her son. ...

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Parents of Trayvon Martin say the Weinstein Co. owes them $150,000

     The parents of slain teenager Trayvon Martin say The Weinstein Co. owes them at least $150,000 for optioning the film and television rights to their book about the 2012 shooting of their son and the blossoming Black Lives Matter movement in its wake. ...

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Our very own Mr. Beauregard Cummings was inducted into the City of Fort Lauderdale Walk of Fame

Mr. Cummings was honored for his lifelong dedication to civic leadership, mentoring, and community organizing.  ...

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Sommore, The Queen of Comedy, is coming back to Miami

      MIAMI, FL— The ground-breaking, multi-talented, classy and sassy and always entertaining comedian Sommore is returning to Miami Beach at the Faena Theater Friday and Saturday June 1-2, to host “Sommore’s Chandelier Weekend Takeover” self-produced by Sommore herself, will surely light any room.  ...

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Sistrunk Historical Organization

Honoring Our Past…. Embracing Our Future ...

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