Fearless, Adoration, Teacher, Honorable, Entrusting, Resourceful:Teacher

     We started our journey only two weeks ago to equip ourselves with some necessary tools to have a much-needed dialog on the core attributes of a father and a way of getting to a position to talk about them. If you missed it please go to our www.thewesstsidegazette.com and search the archives for the article, same title – Fearless, Adoration, Teacher, Honorable, Entrusting, Resourceful. […]


Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson Puts Focus on Social Status of Black Men and Boys

  “It’s not easy being Black and male in America. Despite historic gains made in the last 50 years, Black males from all walks of life continue to face challenges and hardships that have created significant disparities in the areas that are most critical to ensuring that our boys have equal opportunities to develop the skills required to become successful men,” said Rep. Wilson in a statement on May 13. […]


Art of the City: Block Party Kicks Off Quarterly Festival in Lauderdale Lakes

      The first edition of Art of the City: Block Party will be headlined by LaVie, a South Florida born songstress who is known for her sultry vocals and rapturous personality. The event will feature live performances throughout the evening by musicians, vocalists, emcees, poets and dancers such as the high-powered Elements the Brand, dynamic vocalist Carolena and Epiphany, an amazingly gifted poet. […]

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Miami Dade College takes pride in the Haitian Flag

As we celebrate the Haitian culture and flag this week, it is important to remember the words on the Haitian flag, “Union Fait la Force” that can be translated as strength is in unity. Miami Dade College understands that teaching our young students about the strength of the Haitian people and the example of a nation fighting for what is right is paramount to what can happen when the oppressed put their minds and actions together. […]