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Miami-Dade Suppliers & Business attend final call for Super Bowl LIV Business Connect Program

Hundreds of business owners gathered to network and understand what it takes to do business with the National Football League (NFL) when South Florida hosts Super Bowl LIV in 2020. In its final session to reach Miami-Dade County disadvantaged businesses & suppliers, the Super Bowl LIV Business Connect program sponsored an informational session on Saturday March 16, 2019 at Florida International University. ...

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Growing the Voices of Our Future

In a joint effort to get students involved with the Children Services Council’s 2019 Broward AWARE! Protecting OUR Children campaign: Growing the Voices of Our Future, the Westside Gazette will engage youth in a photovoice (photojournalism) project.  The youth will tell their stories through the written word and through the lens of cameras they will operate as  photojournalists focusing on but not limited t ...

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A Salute to Female Black Judges  

     In celebration of Women’s Month we would like to say congratulations to our Black Female Judges both sitting and retired. Florence Taylor Bonner, Fabienne Fahnestock, Phobee François, Vegina Hawkins, Ilona Holmes, Stephanie Moon, Jackie Paul, Ann Mary Rudd Robinson ...

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The Broward Event Scene is Popping, and Press Release has the Deets!

The first quarter of the year is almost complete, and if you’re like me, 2019 has been running at a million miles a minute since January 1. Entrepreneurs and influencers such as myself are learning the importance of scheduling time with family, friends and even themselves. Otherwise those aspects of their lives could get neglected. To accomplish work-life-balance, I am recommending that you check on the Bro ...

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Mark your calendars: 2019 Lionfish Festival May 18-19 in Destin; vendors and divers wanted

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the fifth annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival May 18 and 19 at AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar and Harbor Walk Village in Destin. Come out and celebrate the fight against invasive lionfish with the FWC and the Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau. ...

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Man does not live by bread alone: The Hunger Strike

Nine members of the Circle of Brotherhood are participating in a hunger strike while living inside rough-and-ready tents at the corner of 62nd Street and 12th Avenue in the heart of Liberty City on the grounds where the Miami riots of 1980 started. ...

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Heroes Of Broward

My name is Richard K. Dunn, Sr., founder  of Men2Boys Mentoring Program, a Non-Profit 501(C)3 Tax Exempt Organization. Men2Boys has been operating in Broward County Florida since April 2010. Our mission is to provide adult male Mentoring (i.e. Group Mentoring and “Teen Coaching”) to boys and young males in our community and the surrounding area. To encourage, empower and equip; to educate, energize and elev ...

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Anthony B. takes a Ride on Yellow Cab Karaoke for Taste the Islands Experience

Now pulling into its third week on air, the next episode of TTIX Yellow Cab Karaoke finds singer-turned-producer-and-cab-driver Calibe Thompson and guest rider Chef Thia, joined by reggae singer Anthony B. Together they ride around Broward county, chatting about the singer’s early life growing up in rural Jamaica, his love of studio energy, and his respect for women. ...

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City of Riviera Beach and Riviera Beach CRA welcome the National Association of Black Scuba Divers for 2019 Annual Spring Dive

The City of Riviera Beach (City) and the Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) are excited to welcome the National Association of Black Scuba Divers (NABS) to dive and explore the famed Blue Heron Bridge at Phil Foster Park on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  The divers chose the Blue Heron Bridge because of its distinction by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Sport Diver maga ...

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Time For A Change Sam Ings in 2019 Transparency and Inclusion

Over 150 friends, supporters, family members and financial sponsors were on hand as African American Commissioner Samuel B. Ings officially launched on Thursday 3-15-2019, at I Drive Nascar, his campaign to be the next Mayor of Orlando. To many in the city, and the attendees in the room, Ings announcing his candidacy was a big surprise. Mayor Dyer was expected to win his 5th term with no formidable candidat ...

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