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Florida A&M University President to Attend Los Angeles Black College Expo

     During the Black College Expo, high school seniors, juniors and college transfer students stop at booths to meet one-on-one with top HBCUs and a variety of colleges and universities. ...

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Conservation and Climate Change

     Broward County is not playing around with climate change and sustainability, but we are asking residents to do just that. Starting February 1, we want you to play Conservation Pays to win cash and prizes. The top prizes are cash—$5000 for the winner, $1000 for second place and $500 for third place. ...

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Five BCPS Teacher of the Year finalists are this year’s standouts

From serving as an autism coach and teaching biology and global perspectives – to teaching the Japanese language and culture, five outstanding teachers are finalists for the Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Teacher of the Year. ...

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Andrew Gillum Addresses Future, Importance of Black Press

Former Tallahassee Mayor and Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum didn’t break the kind of news that many publishers, editors and journalists may have wanted at the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) annual Midwinter Training Conference in Orlando, but the HBCU graduate did provide the Black Press of America some newsworthy tidbits about what he’s doing now and what the future might h ...

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Retired Fort Lauderdale Police Officer Ron Centamore passed

Ron was president of the Proggreso Village HOA and past president of the NW CRA Advisory Board. He was one of Fort Lauderdale’s first Community Police Officers assigned to the Victoria Park Neighborhood. ...

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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 in but not limited t ...

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Miami Dade College Celebrates Black History Month with Free Community Events

This year, Miami Dade College (MDC) proudly celebrates Black History Month with an array of community and educational activities that shine a light on Black Migrations at each of its eight campuses. ...

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M-DCPS to Observe ‘Take Our Daughters, Sons to Work Day’ on Feb. 1

     Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) will observe “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Friday, February 1, 2019. The District uses this date instead of the national observance on April 25th to minimalize disruptions during scheduled testing. ...

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Deltas spark winning streak for Florida Panthers

Florida State University’s Kappa Epsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated brought good luck for the Florida Panthers (3-1) win against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The highlight was having  Panthers’ President & CEO Matt Caldwell explain the game. ...

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15th Annual Christmas Toy Drive Giveaway

     Gold Star Production, American Legion Deerfield Beach, Glenn Miller Post #287, and a group of volunteers collaboratively held their 15th annual Christmas Toy Giveaway on December 23, 2018.The celebration has become a tradition of sharing the Love of God by bringing smiles to the faces of children from all over Broward County. ...

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