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Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson Puts Focus on Social Status of Black Men and Boys

  “It’s not easy being Black and male in America. Despite historic gains made in the last 50 years, Black males from all walks of life continue to face challenges and hardships that have created significant disparities in the areas that are most critical to ensuring that our boys have equal opportunities to develop the skills required to become successful men,” said Rep. Wilson in a statement on May 13. […]

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

     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. […]

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Justice for Maleah! 4-Year-Old Still Missing

     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. […]