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Florida Technical College Mom overcomes addiction and life’s hurdles, attending school with her son

     Like any other mother and son who share a close bond, Robin Stafford-Smith and Chris Stafford love to spend time together. For these two Cutler Bay Florida Technical College students, this includes accompanying each other on the journey to earn a college degree. ...

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It could happen to anybody

     It is 11ish in the morning for my noon surgery. I am texting and chatting on the phone in my car sitting at the park. Pines officer cruises up asks me what I am doing, and can he see my driver license, registration and proof of insurance. ...

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The 5000 Role Models Tour the Good Year Blimp

  On December 7, 2018, The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Chapter at Pompano Beach Middle School had a fun filled aviation experience at the Good Year Blimp Base in Pompano Beach, FL. The 5000 Role Model of Excellence (RME) is a mentoring program for boys that was created in Miami Dade over 25 years ago by Congresswoman Frederica Wilson. Currently, the program is being used in multiple school districts arou ...

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City of Dania Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations

City of Dania Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations ...

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WHILE WE #MUTERKELLY, WE NEED TO UNMUTE OURSELVES

From social media to CNN, from water cooler talk to our radio airwaves, the subject is unavoidable, and rightfully so. On the slim chance you haven’t heard, “Surviving R. Kelly” is a six-part Lifetime Television Network documentary detailing sexual abuse allegations against singer/songwriter, Robert Kelly aka R. Kelly ...

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Florida Power & Light Company, (FPL) help budding engineers put the finishing touches on handmade electric generators

The program provides opportunities for Miami-Dade County students to advance their Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) skills. More than 100 students took part in the event. ...

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement on Kamilah Campbell’s SAT Score Challenge

     “As a mother and a former educator, I was extremely disappointed to learn that Kamilah Campbell’s SAT score is being challenged after she showed marked improvement in the second exam. It is my understanding that the first test that she took was a practice round for which she had not prepared. Before taking the second test, however, she spent a significant amount of time studying and took an SAT prep co ...

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Zeta Rho Omega Chapter Partners with Florida Voter Mobilization Project to GOTV

Florida Voter Mobilization Project (FVMP) is a 501 (C)3 organization whose purpose is to mobilize the voters of Broward County to Get Out The Vote (GOTV) and to educate them on the issues on the ballot. Zeta Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and chapter President, Soror Jeannie B. Floyd, agreed to partner with this organization to assist in achieving this goal as their mission is a major ...

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Broward Education Foundation Names New Board Officers

Broward Education Foundation, the only 501(c)3 direct support organization of Broward County Public Schools solely dedicated to transforming the lives of Broward County Public Schools students through the support of quality education, has elected four new officers to its board of directors. ...

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2019 IS ALL ABOUT SETTING AND ACCOMPLISHING GOALS

       If nothing else, we have learned in 2018, good or bad, what we think about is what we bring about. And with that knowledge, we move from 2018 into 2019 believing we can actually do and be all things. Unfortunately, when tragedy strikes, we lose focus, or we tend to forget that endless possibilities are in fact our portion. Accordingly, here are a few tips to help you set and accomplish goals througho ...

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