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16-year-old Best-Selling author publishes book on Teen Activism

Chanice Lee’s book Young Revolutionary: A Teen’s Guide To Activism has sparked a worldwide youth revolution. The teen activist says she wrote her debut book to “give teens the confidence, tools, and resources needed to be successful activists, leaders, and change-makers.” ...

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Broward Mayor Mark Bogen announces Mayor’s Council of Broward County

Broward County Mayor Mark Bogen will bring together the Mayors of all thirty-one cities for the newly created Mayor’s Council of Broward County. ...

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President Obama’s Surprise Present

Last Wednesday President Obama turned into “Obama Claus” and surprised the sick kids at the National Children Hospital with an impromptu visit. He arrived with the traditional Christmas hat and carrying a sack of toys for all the kids. ...

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Another Democrat gets a 2020 look: Andrew Gillum

Even in defeat, Democrat Andrew Gillum is proving to be one of the winners of 2018. The former Tallahassee mayor is parlaying his razor-thin loss in the Florida governor’s race into a role in the 2020 presidential primary — as a kingmaker or perhaps even a candidate himself. ...

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Monitor reports: Flaws are still harming African-American Children

Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer on Wednesday said the county would have to find a way to correct the flaws cited in the Dec. 10 report by DOJ monitor Sandra Simkins. ...

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Bethune-Cookman University College of Education Earns Seven-Year CAEP Accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) recently granted Bethune-Cookman University College of Education accreditation for its educator preparation programs. This accreditation status is effective between Fall 2018 and Fall 2025. ...

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BCPS High School Graduation Rates Rise to Highest Level in Seven Years

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) achieved its highest graduation rate since Florida adopted the Federal Uniform Graduation Rate (includes traditional District high schools, centers and charter schools) method in 2010/11. ...

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Pompano Beach Cultural Venues Celebrate African American Artists

African American artists are being celebrated with two stirring exhibits in Pompano Beach. Historic Ali Cultural Arts hosts the provocatively titled Coloured which focuses on the use of pigments and paint on various objects. Just a few blocks away at Bailey Contemporary Arts, As a Matter of Black – A Seat at the Table confronts ideas about race. “These are two different, but equally outstanding exhibits,” s ...

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Funeral Services for the late Emily Kurtz Evans

Funeral Services for the late Emily Kurtz Evans 80 will be held on Saturday, Dec. 22, at noon at New Mt. Olive Baptist Church. ...

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Ribbons For The Children Art Auction Raises $35,000 To Help Children And Families Infected And Affected With HIV/AIDS

     The cocktail party and charity art auction featured original paintings, photographs, sculptures and jewelry donated by 63 talented artists and raised $35,000 through sales and donations. ...

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