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The Back 2 School Kickback and Summit

     Hundreds of students joined by their grateful parents received all the back to school supplies they will need to get them off on the right foot for the upcoming school year thanks in part to the efforts of the New Mount Olive Baptist Church, the Westside Gazette Newspaper, and numerous vendors representing public and private interest. The Back   2 School Kickback and Summit took place Saturday August 10 at the church. The event also provided haircuts, health screenings, food, and entertainment. […]

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Mass shootings, widespread death, White hatred permeate America

According to authorities, Patrick Crusius, the 21-year-old white male identified as the shooter, drove nearly 10 hours from his hometown of Allen, Texas, about 30 miles north of Dallas, to carry out an act of domestic terrorism and a hate crime against the Hispanic community. Mr. Crusius surrendered to police shortly after his reign of terror, leaving many baffled as to why he didn’t take his own life like many mass shootings suspects. […]

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Cop Who Killed Eric Garner on Video Finally Closer to Being Fired After Five Years

     On December 3, 2014, a grand jury decided not to indict Pantaleo and as a result there were protests and renewed national outrage. The death of Eric Garner was talked of as one of the most outrageous examples of police brutality over the last ten years. Additionally, it was also yet another case that was captured on video just like the cases of Walter Scott, Lacquan McDonald, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. […]

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Florida Education Plan Lacking in Both Promise and Practice

     According to Dr. Rosa Castro Feinberg, who serves on the committee for LULAC Florida, an advocacy group serving all Hispanic nationality groups, Florida’s “current plan includes features that contradict common sense, expert opinion, popular will, and the intent of the ESSA. Contrary to the purposes of the ESSA, the Florida plan denies attention to struggling subgroups of students. Without attention, there can be no correction.” […]

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Jazz  In The Gardens

The City of Miami Gardens proudly announces March 14th and 15th dates for the annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) Music Festival at the Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida.  The 2020 event marks JITG’s milestone 15th anniversary in bringing world-renown talent to South Florida in a celebration of music, art and culture. […]