Crist’s “Justice for All” tackles Florida’s judicial inequities, Criminal Justice Reform Top Priority

     Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Congressman Charlie Crist pledged to bring equal justice to Florida’s judicial system as he traveled to communities throughout the state.  “We have to deal with the reality that our system is not fair and just; that our system treats different people, differently,” according to Orange-Osceola State Attorney Monique Worrell. Worrell joined Crist, Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill, former gubernatorial candidate Chris King and criminal justice reform advocates in presenting ways to repair a broken court system. […]

Local News

     Protestors congregate outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday to support Kyrie Irving’s decision to remain unvaccinated against Covid-19 despite the local regulations that forbid unvaccinated players from participating in home games. The Nets stated previously in this month that Irving would not be allowed to play this season because of his vaccination status. Though Irving may not play a single game, he still could be able to make up to 19 million dollars. […]

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“We meet again Mother Mary”

On Friday, October 22, 2021, I decided to go to the lobby of the Daily News Journal to view the statue of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. As I entered the lobby, I heard that same voice I heard sixty-eight (68) years ago. It was a video presentation of Dr. Bethune and it was like hearing the voice of Heaven again […]

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The Links Incorporated, (Fort Lauderdale, FL chapter)

     The Links, Incorporated, Fort Lauderdale, Florida chapter will launch its Signature White Rose Program and Scholarship on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. This is a comprehensive program which encompasses Black History, Financial Literacy/Stability, Economic Wealth and Legacy, Health, International Affairs, Scholarship and much more. The Program is open to all High School students and their families. […]

National News

American Bridge and Gov. Deval Patrick Announce  Multi-Million-Dollar Investment in Grassroots Organizing

     American Bridge 21st Century Foundation announced the launch of BridgeTogether, a new c(3) and c(4) fund established to support year-round local grassroots organizing. Conceived by American Bridge 21st Century Co-Chair Gov. Deval Patrick, BridgeTogether will invest in local community groups that are doing critical work to build and sustain a lasting grassroots infrastructure in their states and regions – beginning with Georgia, Arizona, and Pennsylvania. […]