Miami Dolphins Partner with 5000 Role Models of Excellence to Host Football Unites Police and Youth Conference

May 23, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Early on the morning of Monday May 20th, hundreds of African American and minority male middle and high school students from twenty of South Florida’s local schools made their way to Hard Rock Stadium for the Football Unites ™ Police and Youth Conference hosted by the Miami Dolphins.  This conference was designed to provide youth from the 5000 Role Models of Excellence program the opportunity to positively interact and create better relationships with local law enforcement officers. […]

Justice for Maleah! 4-Year-Old Still Missing

May 22, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     There have been prayer vigils, balloon releases, news conferences, community-wide searches in the area where she was staying, but there has still been no sign of missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis.  The disappearance of little Maleah has members of the Greater Houston community outraged, as well as fervently searching for answers as to what actually happened to her. […]

African American Research Library hosts Comic & Sci-Fi- Convention

May 16, 2019 Carma Henry 0

      Hundreds of comic and sci-fi fans of all ages gathered at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) on May 11th for AARLCC-CON, Fort Lauderdale’s festival for African American comic book and science fiction enthusiasts. The event brought together local and national writers, illustrators and industry professionals to meet fans and network. […]

Mass Incarceration of Women and Minorities a New Crisis  

May 15, 2019 Carma Henry 0

Probation is often billed as an alternative to incarceration, but instead it is frequently set with unrealistic conditions that undermine its goal of keeping people from being locked up, she wrote for the Prison Policy Initiative. For example, probation often comes with steep fees, which, like bail, women are in the worst position to afford. […]

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