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“Classic Man” Jidenna urges Black men to protect Black women at all costs

[caption id="attachment_74450" align="alignright" width="375"] Photo credit: Instagram @soulbaselmiami[/caption] Miami, FL -- At a recent appearance in Historic Overtown, the Nigerian-American recording artist, Jidenna, shared a powerful message with the males in attendance. “Black men we must protect our women at all costs,” he charged as he began to shed light on the egregious plight of the black woman. “ ...

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Creating the space: TILA Studios unites Black female creatives, artists and influencers during Miami’s Art Week

With breath-taking panoramic views of Biscayne Bay and downtown Miami, 250+ women of color were invited to experience an EmpowerHer Brunch curated by TILA Studios at the Perez Art Museum. “It is a dream come true,” Tiffany LaTrice, Founder and Executive Director of TILA Studios said at the event. “I find myself tearing up at every interaction.” The sisterhood was intrinsic. Black female influencers, creativ ...

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Jazzy’s Hideaway: Exclusive Fort Lauderdale venue, opens to public

[caption id="attachment_74333" align="alignnone" width="600"] A regal driveway greets guests upon entry; transformable. (Photo by Arri Henry)[/caption]   Riverland, FL -- Nestled in a lair of palm trees, a wooden door hides the most unlikely of event rental spaces – a private secret garden dubbed ‘Jazzy’s Hideaway’. [caption id="attachment_74329" align="alignleft" width="230"] Naomi, a retired nurse, w ...

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Green Book offers a heartfelt look at racial inequality, tolerance and friendship.

Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini Synopsis: A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. Reminiscent of “Driving Miss Daisy”, Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen are a contrastingly great big screen pair! With a seemingly well-timed Thanksgiving release, amid today’s political ...

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Broward County – Get the facts: Penny for Transportation

[caption id="attachment_73229" align="alignright" width="300"] Penny for Transportation[/caption] The November 6th ballot includes a transportation question (back of page 3) asking voters whether to levy a 1% local option sales tax funding countywide transportation system improvements. The detailed plan, available by selecting “Project Map” or scrolling through “Projects in your City” in the tabs below, is ...

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“Black people need to love themselves” David Banner shares at the 2018 South Florida Youth Summit

[caption id="attachment_73207" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo credit: Godfrey Mead[/caption] MIRAMAR, FL-- In a passionate exchange at the 6th annual South Florida Youth Summit (SFYS) adult-only Cocktails & Conversation event, thought leaders David Banner and Jasmen Rogers-Shaw wrangled on a myriad of topics including the state of Black consciousness, manhood, hip hop and how to empower today’s ...

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Zo’s Winter Groove 2018 Video Highlights

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The 2017 Women of Color Empowerment Conference

https://youtu.be/5ZxDz3Kj8b8   In its 7th year, the South Florida Women of Color Empowerment Conference serves as a gathering place for women across the country to enhance and expand their leadership capacities in the spirit of sisterhood. With breakout sessions such as "Branding Like A Boss" and "Legislative Issues Affecting Women of Color" (to name a few), attendees learn quickly that the event means ...

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It’s a great time to be BLACK in film

It’s a great time to be BLACK in film ...

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