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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 Dade College takes pride in the Haitian Flag

As we celebrate the Haitian culture and flag this week, it is important to remember the words on the Haitian flag, “Union Fait la Force” that can be translated as strength is in unity. Miami Dade College understands that teaching our young students about the strength of the Haitian people and the example of a nation fighting for what is right is paramount to what can happen when the oppressed put their minds and actions together. […]

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Annual Youth Program Graduation Celebrates Youth Talent with Feature Keynote Speaker,  Dr. Shirley Plantin

Following the opening ceremony which honored the ancestors and gave voice to the purpose of the event—to celebrate young, gifted and talented youth in the community, welcome remarks and words of inspiration were given by Florida State Representative James Bush III, District 109. Also present, featured keynote speaker, Dr. Shirley Plantin, of U-Turn Youth Consulting and the author of The Backstory of a New Reality. […]

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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. […]