A Message From The Publisher

When it is necessary I will share my space in this box to give important information to our readers. This important information is concerning our brothers and sisters who are incarcerated. We know that with this COVID-19 virus being incarcerated is one of the main places where this virus can wreak havoc. […]


COVID Exposes How Blacks are in Danger in Medical Facilities: Why Family Advocates are Needed

Aside from my family’s personal experience and startlingstatistics, historically, Black people collectively, have never had reason to fully trust America’s health care system. Statistics prove that Black people are dying from the coronavirus in disproportionate numbers to white people.  Seventy percent of those who contract COVID-19 nation-wide and die of it are Black. […]

Local News

A Coronavirus Update From Congressman Alcee Hastings

     Earlier this week, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the easing of stay at home orders and a partial re-opening of Florida starting on Monday, except in Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties. Despite phase one of the Governor’s plan to re-open, I have heard from far too many of our neighbors that Florida’s unemployment system continues to fail them, at a time when help is needed the most. As unemployment claims across our country exceeded the 30 million mark this week, Florida took the lead with more unemployment claims filed each week than any other state. Last week alone, 432,465 jobless claims were filed in Florida. […]