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Happy Birthday, Ida B. Wells!

Seventy-one years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus, Ida B. Wells bought a first-class ticket for the ladies’ compartment on the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad. When the conductor tried to force her to move to the African-American car, a struggle ensued, during which she allegedly bit the guy’s hand. She fought, she sued, and she won, though Tennessee’s supreme court reversed ...

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Please Consider | African-American Moms Raise 8K for Children’s School

I hope all is well with you.   I would love to gauge your interest regarding four African-American mothers that raised over $8,000 for their children's school through the Box Tops for Education program.   The Box Tops for Education program, created by General Mills, is an easy way for community members to support schools. Each participating brand carries a “Box Top” coupon worth 10 cents to a scho ...

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Blacks should demand more from Obama

Black people have every right to make demands on Obama, because they gave him a greater percentage of their votes than any other group; and his presidency is owed to them ...

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We are almost there and the enthusiasm is mounting; but, we need a list

Last week I tried to get a current list of all of the African American organizations in Broward County. ...

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Public education is under attack

My father dropped out of school in the eighth grade and went to work as a laborer in the mills of Western Pennsylvania to help support his family. Later, he mastered the craft of cutting meat and became a butcher. ...

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Broward Health offers early breast cancer screening to uninsured and underinsured women

Broward Health has announced that it will continue its efforts to promote early detection of breast cancer by offering free mammograms and other breast health services for uninsured ...

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