Local News

Blanche Ely House Museum Presents Home Is….

     The Blanche Ely House Museum is debuting a new exhibition that will grow with the community’s participation. Home Is…taps into the creative spirit that manifests a sense of place. Through monthly events, the exhibition, which begins with a clean slate, will become a living tribute, filled with current and archival elements. The Blanche Ely House Museum is a historic home in Pompano Beach formerly owned by legendary educators Blanche and Joseph Ely. The Home is… exhibition runs until April 26, 2022 Visit www.pompanobeacharts.org for scheduled events. […]

National News

Lawmakers in Letter to Urge Administration to Halt Deportation of Black Mauritanians

Recently, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Representatives Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Joyce Beatty (D-OH) led a group of lawmakers in a bicameral letter calling on Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cease the deportation of Black Mauritanian nationals, who face the threat of race-based discrimination, violence, or slavery if forced to return to Mauritania. […]