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News Release: School Board Approves Contract Extension for Superintendent Runcie

Today, the School Board of Broward County, Florida approved Superintendent Robert W. Runcie’s contract extension through October 4, 2019. Next month, Superintendent Runcie will have reached the second year of the original three-year Employment Agreement that took effect October 5, 2011.Among Superintendent Runcie’s accomplishments over the past two years: Opened the first public military academy for south F ...

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SENATOR BULLARD TO HELP KICK OFF “FLORIDA SPEAKS” TOUR

In light of recent events and debates in Florida, the Office of State Senator Dwight Bullard, Democratic Black Caucus of Florida, ACLU of Florida and Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials have come together to launch the “Florida Speaks Tour” scheduled to kick off in Pensacola, Florida on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Bethel AME Church. The Florida Speaks tour is a series of town hall assemblies ...

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Min. Farrakhan to President Obama: “Your advisors don’t seem to be your friends

By Your Black World On Saturday evening, Min. Louis Farrakhan showcased the 34th video of his “The Time And What Must Be Done” weekly series. He deviated from his preplanned subject matter to discuss the danger of America’s brewing War On Syria. Questioning the nation’s interest in attacking the Middle Eastern country, Min. Farrakhan says: ”…  Given America’s false flag operations, great doubt exists as to ...

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The Florida Consortium of Urban Leagues To Host Panel Discussions Across The State

The Florida Consortium of Urban Leagues To Host Panel Discussions Across The State   2804 Belco Drive Orlando, FL 32808 ph: (407) 841-7654 cful.org     ...

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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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CHAIRMAN’S ALERT: NUL, NAN, NCBCT & NNPA Prepare for 50th Anniversary Celebration in DC

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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Black Veterans focus Mail Campaign on the White House

In the past few weeks, several excellent editorials have appeared focusing on our request for the honorary promotion for the legendary soldier/diplomat Colonel Charles Young to the rank of Brigadier General. The editorials focused on the inability (or) unwillingness of the Army’s Center for Military History to offer an unbiased finding to the Secretary of the Army regarding the Colonel’s entitlement to such ...

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Gov. Scott: Prove your commitment to youth with the Trayvon Martin Act

We honor the memory of Trayvon Martin and pay respects to his family. This tragedy serves as a vivid reminder of the pain felt by youth of color in their communities, in which they are profiled, criminalized, and targeted. Unless we take action, nothing will change. The George Zimmerman verdict showed the world that Florida has no value for the life of its children.  After three days of waiting and sleeping ...

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Dillard President Explains Why He Challenged Dr. Dre’s Donation

Why didn't Dr. Dre give to an HBCU instead of to a wealthy university that does almost nothing for the black community? Dr. Walter M.. Kimbrough speaks with Dr. Boyce Watkins ...

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Hastings Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Strike Down Key Voting Rights Provisions

Washington, D.C.) Today, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Shelby County v. Holder, which invalidates Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965: “I am extremely disappointed by the Supreme Court’s ruling.  They have put at risk the right to vote for millions of Americans.  For decades, the Voting Rights Act has stood as an e ...

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