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Integration Pioneers To Be Honored with State Historical Marker

The first African Americans to serve in the modern Navy at general rating will be honored with the dedication of a permanent historical marker on the 75th anniversary of their enlisting. The marker, which will be installed at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27 at the intersection of West Franklin and South Roberson streets, commemorates U.S. Navy Band B-1, which was attached to the Navy's PreFlight School on the UNC ...

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Karen Clark Sheard, above, and daughter Kierra Sheard, pictured below, are two of Gospel music’s most beloved stars. They will perform in a Mother’s Day concert in South Miami. PHOTOS COURTESY OF HIPROCKSTAR Staff Report MIAMI – One of Gospel music’s most iconic women, Karen Clark Sheard, and her equally talented daughter, Kierra “KiKi” Sheard, will headline the 2nd Annual South Dade Music Fest and Mother’s ...

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Koinonia Worship Center Mass Choir & Male Choir PHOTO COURTESY OF COMMUNITY RECONSTRUCTION HOUSING, INC Staff Report Courtesy of Black PR Wire POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Community Reconstruction Housing, Inc. (CRHI) will host “Unity in the Community: Choirs in Concert for a Cause” on Sunday, April 23 at 6 p.m. at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, located at 890 NW 15 Street in Pompano Beach. The gospel con ...

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A University of Texas Miss Black pageant winner received some backlash for 'not being black enough.' Rachel Malonson graduated from Magnolia High School. Malonson's brother says people have never really been able to pinpoint her ethnicity. Malonson entered an annual UT Miss Black pageant hosted by Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, but she had no expectation of winning. "I remember texting my sister before and I w ...

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Texas officer who killed black teenager leaving party is charged with 0.murder

A Texas police officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old high school freshman last weekend has been charged with murder, according to news reports. Roy Oliver, a patrol officer in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs, has not been arrested, but a judge signed a murder warrant Friday afternoon and his bond has been set at $300,000, according to the Dallas Morning News. Oliver, who had been with the department ...

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Gators and Seminoles Both Punching Tickets for March Madness

For the first time ever, the NCAA selection committee released a midseason top 16, letting the college basketball world know where things stand regarding the top 4 seeds in each of the four NCAA Tournament regions. It was February 11 when the committee gave us a preview of what they were thinking in regards to the NCAA Tournament bracket, and it was good news for both the Florida Gators and Florida State Se ...

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, police said. Pennsylvania State Police said Steve Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning in Erie County, in the state's northwest corner. Authorities say officers tried to pull Stephens over and, after a brief pursuit, he shot and killed himself. He was ...

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Comedian Charlie Murphy Dies at 57

The 'Chappelle Show' star died from leukemia on Wednesday. Charlie Murphy, Chappelle Show star and Eddie Murphy's older brother, has died, publicist Domenick Nati told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 57. Murphy died from leukemia on Wednesday, said Nati. Murphy became a household name through Dave Chappelle's Comedy Central skit show thanks to his amazing stories of interactions with other celebrities during ...

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“A Devastating Impact” debuts in Hallandale Beach, Florida 33009

A Devastating Impact" is a story of a teenage girl who is diagnosed with HIV / AIDS and the stigma associated therewith. Be aware of your health, be smart, be safe, get tested. Find links below, click SHOW MORE Find information about the the City of Hallandale Beach Cultural Community Arts Center here: Find information about the Honorable Mayor of Hallandale ...

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