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First Black Florida Trooper

     Alphonso Lofton joined the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) in 1970 after witnessing an FHP trooper investigating a hit-and-run accident, becoming the Patrol’s first African American trooper. After graduation from the FHP academy, he was assigned to Field Operations in Miami’s Troop E. In 1973, he was promoted to Traffic Homicide Investigator, and he was assigned as a recruiter in 1981. He was appointed to FHP’s Equal Employment Opportunity Committee to recruit more African Americans into the Florida Highway Patrol. […]

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Zeta Rho Omega Presents a Spring Tea

     The Spring Tea was designed to honor those that paved the way, recognize those who have given back to our communities, and reclaim former Zeta Ro Omega members. During the program, both the Golden and Silver members took part in a parade and were introduced individually by name, college/university or graduate chapter of initiation and years of service. There were many fun activities to keep all involved, which included: “A Spring Tea” Bingo game, a sing-along, and a hat contest to name a few. […]

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5th Annual HBCU Outing in the park

     From line dances to fraternity and sorority stepping, Miami got a full dose of HBCU love this weekend from Alumni and current students at Rolling Oaks Park in Miami Gardens. It was the 5th Annual South Florida HBCU outing drawing close to two-thousand guests from as far as West Palm Beach to join in on the festivities to celebrate Historical Black Colleges & Universities. […]

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RADIO PERSONALITY WITH DISTINCTIVE VOICE RE-CREATES “LION KING” VIDEOS IN HOPES OF GETTING NATIONAL ATTENTION

Miami radio personality and voiceover talent, Al Shaw, has re-enacted the most iconic scenes from the new Disney movie, The Lion King. He re-recorded scenes for the character, Mufasa, who is played by James Earl Jones and uploaded them to YouTube with the goal of getting hired to do voiceover work. Watch the Official Trailer, Morning Lesson and Remember Who You Are. Shaw’s distinctive voice has a resemblance to the character of one of Disney’s most popular movies. […]