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Hey Sus: We good? Then, let’s take a selfie!

After 36 years of being on earth, wisdom has finally revealed to me that it is okay for friendships to change as we age. Year after year, I fine tune my friendship circle evolving and pruning where necessary. Losing old friends and embracing new ones can be disheartening, especially when Facebook memories reveal relationships that were once so deep yesterday that cease to exist today. […]

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Pie & Politics: The Westside Gazette Editorial Board’s 2nd Annual Sweet Potato Pie, Politics, and Ice Cream

Two such institutions in Broward County took on this charge, holding an informative gathering where state and local candidates had the opportunity to speak directly to Black voters. The Westside Gazette Editorial Board’s 2nd Annual Sweet Potato Pie, Politics, and Ice Cream event was held at the historical Mount Hermon AME Church in Fort Lauderdale on August 18th. […]

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Diverse Coalition of Community Organizations Unite to condemn School Board Candidate Ryan Petty’s Divisive Comments

A collective group of comunity organizations is uniting to strongly condemn the offensive, racist, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and homophobic comments made by School Board Candidate Ryan Petty on his Twitter account. In posts depicted in the Sun-Sentinel (in an article entitled School Board candidate Ryan Petty has history of controversial tweets dated 7/27/18) and on Ryan Petty’s Twitter account, he made numerous derogatory remarks targeting people of color, people of the Jewish faith, people of the Islamic faith and people in the LGBTQ community. […]