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“Founders of Relay For Life in the 33311 Community”

The inception of Relay for Life was conceptualized by Vice President Dr. Edwin Hamilton in 1992.  Dr. Hamilton along with other prominent members of the predominantly African American community, presented the concept of Relay for Life to members of the American Cancer Society. ...

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Broward League of Cities Awards Scholarships to local high school students

The Broward League of Cities recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to four outstanding Broward County high school seniors who plan to pursue a major in public administration, political science or another government-related field. ...

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Mother Mae Jo Fulton has lived in Pompano for over 90 years.

A women of God who is loved by many family, friends and community would love all to come join us to celebrate ...

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Children’s Services Council of Broward County seeks racial Equity in County Services through transformative data project

The Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC) is taking a proactive role in reversing the effects of racial inequities to help resolve problems involving the County’s families and youth today ...

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The Florida A & M University National Alumni Association – Broward Chapter – invites the community to their 7th Annual Community Unity Day

    In 2012, with the aim of raising community awareness about FAMU National Alumni Association Broward Chapter and its role in assisting Broward County students who are either interested in, or matriculating through FAMU, the FAMU Community Unity Day was launched. ...

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Gov. Scott selects three inductees for Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Governor Rick Scott announced the selection Marvin Davies, Dr. Reverend Willie Oliver Wells Sr., and John Dorsey Due Jr., to the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. ...

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Good grades get you good things

Donte Hicks an eight grade student with an A-B honor roll status was this month’s winner of the bicycle. ...

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“Patience is Bitter but it’s Fruit is Sweet” -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

On April 26 live from Dallas, Texas the annual first round NFL Draft took place and dreams have come true. One such dream was Calvin Ridley who grew up in the inner-city of Fort Lauderdale. ...

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Lilac and Lillies celebrates ninth anniversary

At the end of last month, the Westside Gazette asked me to cover the nine-year anniversary of Lilac and Lilies. ...

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