Local News

Conservation and Climate Change

     Broward County is not playing around with climate change and sustainability, but we are asking residents to do just that. Starting February 1, we want you to play Conservation Pays to win cash and prizes. The top prizes are cash—$5000 for the winner, $1000 for second place and $500 for third place. […]

National News

Black Publishers Push For More Heart Health Awareness

     On a mission to combat issues of heart failure, disproportionately endured by Black Americans yearly, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the largest Black-media resource in the Unites States, took the lead on a very important conversation surrounding heart health and its ongoing negative impacts on people of color. […]


Andrew Gillum Addresses Future, Importance of Black Press

Former Tallahassee Mayor and Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum didn’t break the kind of news that many publishers, editors and journalists may have wanted at the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) annual Midwinter Training Conference in Orlando, but the HBCU graduate did provide the Black Press of America some newsworthy tidbits about what he’s doing now and what the future might hold. […]

Local News

Growing the Voices of Our Future

In a joint effort to get students involved with the Children Services Council’s 2019 Broward AWARE! Protecting OUR Children campaign: Growing the Voices of Our Future, the Westside Gazette will engage youth in a photovoice (photojournalism) project.  The youth will tell their stories through the written word and through the lens of cameras they will operate as  photojournalists focusing in but not limited to the Broward AWARE campaign. […]