NAACP Summer Quarterly Meeting Makes History with Gillum & Shaw

June 14, 2018 Carma Henry 0

      On June 9, 2018, in Orlando, Fla., at The Rosen Centre, members of the Florida NAACP focused their attention on back-to-back discussions from two African American candidates, Mayor Andrew Gillum and Representative Sean Shaw as each layed out their respective platforms and answered questions from the audience. This was an historic occasion because this is the first time in the history of the state of Florida where a Black man is running for the highest position of governor. […]

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Localicious Jax Ice Cream: Broward’s Only Black Owned Ice Cream Parlor

June 14, 2018 Carma Henry 0

South Florida’s first Black-owned ice cream company is successfully and rapidly expanding, with plans to open stores beyond the state of Florida. Within three months, the family owned and operated ice cream parlor has grown beyond its cozy Lauderhill, Florida location, opening its signature colorfully decorated stores in West Park, Gainesville, and, very soon, in Fort Lauderdale on the 17th Street Causeway. […]

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