FORT LAUDERDLAE, FL — Over the weekend, local leaders, organizations, political candidates and county residents rallied at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) on Sistrunk Blvd. to encourage residents to vote in the 2018 primary election. U.S. Congressman Alcee Hastings and Gubernatorial Democratic candidates Andrew Gillum and Philip Levine were in attendance. (At press time, voting result has not yet been determined). Photo credit: (left Arri Henry/The Westside Gazette Newspaper and (right) Courtesy of Al Ellison.
Selma and the folks at the ‘back of the line’
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“On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights… we write to share our significant concern regarding the Department’s reported contemplation of the use of Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants provided to states under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for purchasing firearms and firearms training for school staff,” […]