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Broward County School Board decides: Runcie stays

Broward County School Board decides: Runcie stays ...

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Florida Education Plan Lacking in Both Promise and Practice

How is Florida addressing the needs of its lowest-performing schools under Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)? Last year, an independent non-profit education advocacy organization called the Collaborative for Student Success set out to find out. ...

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MIFF and the Knight Hero Series

The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) brought filmmakers from across the country to South Florida. The first week of March was full of screenings and panels with aspiring and professional talent. ...

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Rest in Peace: Local Leaders Step Up to Protect the Sacred Remains of the ‘Sugar Land 95’

The discovery of the remains of the ‘Sugar Land 95’ victims, the majority of whom are believed to be former slaves who were a part of the state of Texas’ controversial and inhumane convict-leasing system, could have been unearthed well before the contractor found the remains if people chose to listen to community activist and historian Reginald Moore from the beginning. (Photo: DefenderNetwork.com) ...

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The Battle for Mayor in One of America’s Proudest Black Cities is Underway

Ernest D. Davis firmly believes that his successor, the city’s current mayor, Richard Thomas, is in it for himself and has done much more harm to Mount Vernon than perhaps anyone whose held that office. ...

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Florida A&M University Plays Key Role in Medical Marijuana Research  

Florida A&M University (FAMU) has a unique opportunity to educate Floridians about medical marijuana and its use as an alternative health remedy.  In 2016, the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as Amendment 2, was approved by 72 percent of the state’s voters.  The legislature approved funding for FAMU to “educate minorities about marijuana for medical use and about the impact of ...

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A district-wide town hall about school security concerns brought out more than 1,000 people from across Broward County at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs

     It was obvious that several of the attendees had not expected this large crowd of mostly Superintendent Runcie supporters. ...

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Epidemic of Missing Black Girls

“One thing I think for sure about the missing teens is that human trafficking is a hotbed in my city [and around the country],” said Psychologist and Navy veteran Sheri Davis, who lives in Madison, Alabama. “I think it’s very easy for the courts and police to turn their heads the other way and not deal with the problem at hand.” ...

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Dr. Brenda Snipes: A History of Excellence

They teach us what truth is, how to define courage and what is the honest meaning of sacrifice.  Any adult we know is the sum total of their childhood and the aggregate of lessons learned and observed from childhood.  Dr. Brenda Snipes has made those who were her life examples proud. ...

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NFL Settles Collusion Case with Kaepernick

     The settlement comes just one day after it was revealed that the former San Francisco 49er, who led the team to a Super Bowl in 2013, turned down a contract offer to play in a new developmental league. ...

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