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Greetings NNPA Members, Friends and Guests

We are excited to share with you a few conference highlights of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA the Black Press of America) Mid-Winter Conference beginning Wednesday, Jan. 23-26, 2013. The conference is scheduled to take place here in sunny Fort Lauderdale ...

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Joseph C. Carter Park unveils state-of-the-art football, track and field facility in Fort Lauderdale

Over the years, Joseph C. Carter Park has been a place where boys and girls have developed their athletic skills and families gathered for cookouts on holidays and family reunions. Jan. 5th marked a milestone in the history of Fort Lauderdale as the city unveiled a brand new three million dollar football stadium and eight lane Olympic style track and field facilities ...

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Swearing-in ceremony for four United States Representatives

The Broward County Federal Courthouse was the setting for this ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for four Members of the United States House of Representatives. ...

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FAMU Honors students garner top awards at conference

Twenty-seven Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) Honors Program students garnered top awards during the 21st Annual Honors Conference of the National Association of African-American Honors Programs (NAAAHP). ...

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ICABA community leaders and entrepreneurs event emphasizes service to others

ICABA along with more than 400 supporters recently celebrated the contributions of 100 community leaders and entrepreneurs at South Florida’s premiere networking and recognition event ...

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‘Man in the mirror, change starts with you. Taking OUR BOYS back . . .!’Mount Bethel and Broward AWARE! to launch Campaign of Guidance and Mentors for at-risk young men

The community is facing a crisis. Too many young men, especially African American and other minority young men, face odds toward success often stacked against them ...

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Broward County closings for Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday

Broward County governmental offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr., national holiday. There are a few exceptions: ...

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Thirty-seventh annual celebration service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[caption id="attachment_8062" align="alignleft" width="144"] Attorney George Allen[/caption] Thirty-seventh annual celebration service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Submitted by Michael Robinson      New Mount Olive Baptist Church, 400 N.W. Ninth Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will host the 37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Celebration Service on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at 4 p.m.  The service will ...

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Florida Memorial University is off to a great new year

Florida Memorial University’s accreditation has been reaffirmed—with no recommendations—was the perfect way to end 2012 and to begin the New Year ...

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Broward County employees contribute to American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Victims

During a two-month period, Broward County employees have contributed nearly $10,500 to the American Red Cross-Hurricane Sandy Relief effort. ...

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