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NAACP Summer Quarterly Meeting Makes History with Gillum & Shaw

      On June 9, 2018, in Orlando, Fla., at The Rosen Centre, members of the Florida NAACP focused their attention on back-to-back discussions from two African American candidates, Mayor Andrew Gillum and Representative Sean Shaw as each layed out their respective platforms and answered questions from the audience. This was an historic occasion because this is the first time in the history of the state of F ...

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

      Days before the Chicago Plan Commission approved plans for the Obama Presidential Center, a federal lawsuit was filed to block the proposed $500 million facility that will be built in Jackson Park. ...

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Localicious Jax Ice Cream: Broward’s Only Black Owned Ice Cream Parlor

South Florida’s first Black-owned ice cream company is successfully and rapidly expanding, with plans to open stores beyond the state of Florida. Within three months, the family owned and operated ice cream parlor has grown beyond its cozy Lauderhill, Florida location, opening its signature colorfully decorated stores in West Park, Gainesville, and, very soon, in Fort Lauderdale on the 17th Street Causeway. ...

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Educating people about Buddhism: Tibet Buddhist Monks come to South Florida

Eight Tibet Buddhist Monks recently came to South Florida to share and display traditions of their culture. This was a part of the Sacred Art Tour, Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery taking a nationwide excursion of educating people about Tibet Buddhism.  ...

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Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Papa Keith announces free People Matter Summer Music Fest as initiative to cease gun violence in Liberty City

Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Papa Keith, in conjunction with 103.5 The Beat and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime, are proud to announce the return of Liberty City’s first historic music festival, People Matter Fest— a day celebrating life, unity, music, and non-violence within the community.  ...

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NWFWC-DHS Alumni scholarship award ceremony

     Northwest Federated Woman’s Club of Broward County, Inc. (NWFWC) hosted its annual scholarship awards ceremony on June 10, 2018. The scholarship awards program was started by the NWFWC many decades ago.  Scholarship presentation in the early years were given to winners of pageants featuring youth from the local community. ...

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Angela Davis’ papers acquired by Harvard’s Schlesinger Library

     Angela Davis is one of the great names in both counter-culture activism and feminism, and Good Black News reports that her life will now be memorialized at Harvard University, which recently acquired a treasure trove of her documents, letters, papers, photos. ...

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Meet 2018’s Black Enterprise’s Teenpreneur of the Year Nominees

     This year’s roster of Black Enterprise’s Teenpreneurs includes the younger Black generation dabbling into entrepreneurship at an early age. Here are the three nominees that definitely has made their momma proud. ...

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Racist South Carolina man confesses to putting Black man through enslavement, could face up to 20 years in prison

     A SC man pleaded guilty to one count of forced labor Monday and could face up to 20 years in prison. ...

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