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Powerful Book for Young Black Boys Celebrates 25 Years with a Pledge to Get 1 Million New Readers

     My Friend, My Hero, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a commemorative edition that includes an addendum of book discussion questions and now available; a full curriculum with a companion Student Success Guidebook, Teacher’s Guide, and Unit Assessments containing lesson plans. The goal is to promote Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in the classroom by providing strategies for students to make better choices and gain much needed confidence to support unleashing their inner greatness. […]

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Serena Williams Builds Schools in Jamaica, Africa

In a recently released video, Williams donned a pair of jeans, workboats, a hardhat and went to work on Salt Marsh Elementary School in Trelawny Parish, Jamaica. Williams, who has won a total of 39 Tennis Grand Slams – including Doubles titles, has also built grade schools in Uganda, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. Williams built the Marsh Elementary through a partnership with the nonprofit Helping Hands Jamaica, while the schools in Africa were in conjunction with Build Africa. […]

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Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community

     The U.S. Government (USG) theme for World AIDS Day 2019—Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community—reflects the lessons we’ve learned about the importance of strong partnerships with communities and of delivering person-centered, stigma-free HIV prevention, treatment, and care services that meet the needs of each individual. […]

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Tribute to GARTH REEVES SR.

On behalf of MIA Media Group, it brings me great sadness to learn of the passing of South Florida civil rights legend and Miami Times Publisher Emeritus Garth C. Reeves Sr. At the age of 100, the patriarch of the Black Press passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. […]