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Pompano Beach Cultural Venues Celebrate African American Artists

African American artists are being celebrated with two stirring exhibits in Pompano Beach. Historic Ali Cultural Arts hosts the provocatively titled Coloured which focuses on the use of pigments and paint on various objects. Just a few blocks away at Bailey Contemporary Arts, As a Matter of Black – A Seat at the Table confronts ideas about race. “These are two different, but equally outstanding exhibits,” s ...

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Funeral Services for the late Emily Kurtz Evans

Funeral Services for the late Emily Kurtz Evans 80 will be held on Saturday, Dec. 22, at noon at New Mt. Olive Baptist Church. ...

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Ribbons For The Children Art Auction Raises $35,000 To Help Children And Families Infected And Affected With HIV/AIDS

     The cocktail party and charity art auction featured original paintings, photographs, sculptures and jewelry donated by 63 talented artists and raised $35,000 through sales and donations. ...

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At what cost is a “Private” Education

At what cost is a “Private” Education ...

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‘Good Riddance:’ Frederica Wilson Drags John Kelly for his disrespect for Black People

     Florida’s Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson won’t shed a tear for ousted White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s last day on the job because of his disrespect for African Americans—and the personal hell he caused her. President Trump announced Kelly’s dismissal on Saturday. ...

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Zeta D.O.V.E. Foundation — ‘Sapphire & Pearls’ 65th Annual Debutante Cotillion and Masters’ Ball

     The Zeta D.O.V.E. Foundation (in collaboration with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated /Fort Lauderdale Chater) is accepting applications for high school students interested in participating in the 65th Annual Debutante Cotillion and Masters’ Ball. ...

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North Miami Beach Native is Navy Training’s 2018 Junior Enlisted Instructor of the Year

A 2002 graduate of St. Christopher’s Secondary School in Nairobi, Kenya and North Miami Beach, Florida, native was announced as a 2018 Military Instructor of the Year, junior enlisted category, for Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) in Pensacola at a ceremony onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola at the National Naval Aviation Museum Dec. 5. ...

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Creating the space: TILA Studios unites Black female creatives, artists and influencers during Miami’s Art Week

With breath-taking panoramic views of Biscayne Bay and downtown Miami, 250+ women of color were invited to experience an EmpowerHer Brunch curated by TILA Studios at the Perez Art Museum. “It is a dream come true,” Tiffany LaTrice, Founder and Executive Director of TILA Studios said at the event. “I find myself tearing up at every interaction.” The sisterhood was intrinsic. Black female influencers, creativ ...

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Jazzy’s Hideaway: Exclusive Fort Lauderdale venue, opens to public

[caption id="attachment_74333" align="alignnone" width="600"] A regal driveway greets guests upon entry; transformable. (Photo by Arri Henry)[/caption]   Riverland, FL -- Nestled in a lair of palm trees, a wooden door hides the most unlikely of event rental spaces – a private secret garden dubbed ‘Jazzy’s Hideaway’. [caption id="attachment_74329" align="alignleft" width="230"] Naomi, a retired nurse, w ...

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