Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony’s planned meeting on Saturday with members of Broward County Black Elected Officials and other community leaders was intended to be another opportunity for him to get better acquainted and hear their concerns. But, a Black teenager’s rough arrest by deputies in a local McDonald’s parking lot on Thursday, and a widely shared video of it, put a test on the young relationship. […]
Several community leaders, clergy and parents have been extremely outspoken concerning the conduct of these deputies who are shown on video pepper-spraying, body slamming and punching students and forcefully smashing one face into the asphalt. This all occurred at a McDonald’s restaurant near J.P. Taravella High school. Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony recently stated he would have a “thorough investigation” concerning the deputies response to this situation. […]
There’s nothing wrong with going to the park to meditate but City of Miami Police Officer Ioannys Llanes thought otherwise as he brutally victimized Retired Army Captain Oscar Julien-Riou as he mulled over his next career move. […]
“And even within that, while this nation espouses the valuing of children in general, this does not appear to be the reality as evidenced by the failure to act in the face of the onslaught of mass school shootings from Sandy Hook to Stoneman Douglas where the majority of those killed were middle class white youth,” Dunn said.
“Therefore, we see less media attention paid to missing children, particularly those of color,” he said. […]
The local chapter, Zeta Chi, was founded April 26, 1954, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and celebrates its 65th anniversary on Friday. Located at 1108 Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL, in the heart of the Sistrunk Corridor, the brothers of Omega Psi Phi are dedicated to serving the Fort Lauderdale community. […]
Over 500 people will gather at Washington Park Community Center, 5199 Pembroke Rd., Hollywood Fla., for the second held Juneteenth South Broward Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. This is a family and community free event and is open to the public. […]