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Wednesday, November 30

A Letter to Mr. Herman Cain

"You see," Cain says, "I left that Democrat plantation a long time ago, and I...

Casinos in Miami

There have been several stories about the pros and cons of casinos. I wonder, if...

Creating jobs must be our first priority

As most readers are aware, the magnitude of the unemployment challenge continues to increase with...

How Black boys victims at Penn State?

The molestation of a child (any child) is a sick and heinous crime. The allegations...

First lady Michelle Obama deserves our praise

At a time when there is so much doubt about the future and apprehension about...

How much is a Black mans life worth?

Its been 17 months since the first of eight police-involved shootings occurred in Miamis Black...

Marlins Spanish requirement says it all

The Marlins are already preparing for their return next spring to Miami, with a new...

Centrals Coach Lockette is one of the good guys

Most high school sports fans here in Liberty City are familiar with the story of...

The season of LeBron finally returns

Merry Christmas South Florida! Theyre back. We are of course talking about The Big 3...

Southridge ends Coral Reefs playoff run

The Southridge Spartans met the Coral Reef Barracudas for the third time this season last...

Miami Central tops Belin Jesuit in playoffs semifinal

After enjoying turkey, dressings and all the rest on Thanksgiving, the only thing left to...

Nelson George: Twenty years of chronicling the history of hip-hop

Prolific author scores with new book and upcoming documentary Nelson George, 54, is one of...

No storm lasts forever is theme of new gospel play

The Aftermath brings South Florida actors to the stage Playwright, author, song writer and director...

Miami Youth Ballet bring The Nutcracker to South Dade

Classic ballet is perfect holiday event for the young and young-at-heart Since the mid-20th century,...

Street Talk November 30, 2011

What can the Black community do to help people become more educated about HIV-AIDS?Dewey Wilkerson,...

People November 30, 2011

Wedding anniversary greetings go out to the following couples: Capt. and Mrs.Alfred R. ( Edith...

November 30, 2011

According to Bernard Thomas, reporter, for the North Dade Class of 1961---Its a great honor...

LHOC donates 500 turkeys

Keeping in the holiday spirit, one local group has lent a hand to needy families...

FAMU drum major laid to rest

Band director fired over death In the aftermath of the sudden and untimely death of...

South lags behind in tackling HIV/AIDS

FAMU professor points to troubling CDC numbers Andrew J. Skerritt, a longtime journalist and instructor...

The reason for the season

Holiday reminds believers of true reason behind Christmas In the public life, the Christmas season...

Victim count now five in body enhancement scam

Disfigurement and death are results of illegal procedures More women continue to come forward filing...

Haiti quake panel slows reconstruction

Almost two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, less than half of the $4.6 billion...

DeWayne Woods headlines concert at local church

Gospel presentations are common during the holiday season, yet for those fortunate enough to attend...

Living with AIDS: Personal stories

The disease, Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, commonly known as HIV/AIDS, is a chronic...

Pastor of the Week: Bishop Sylvester Sampson

Local minister uses faith to overcome addictions For the past 19 years, Bishop Sylvester Sampson...

Community show recognizes local artists

Lucson Guerrer, a local artist, holds up his work at the Earth Te Tierra, Little...

Is the City of Miami ready for a Black police chief?

McQueen and Boyd both feel they have what it takes City of Miami residents are...

Mt.Hermon AME Church prepares for annual HIV/AIDS concert

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] Little, if anything, surrounding the HIV/AIDS epidemic can make someone smile, let...

Fitness club keeps Miami Gardens healthy

Fitness clubs are becoming big business in Miami, despite a slumping economy. And because of...

Wyclef gets key to North Miami

Haitian-American rapper Wyclef Jean was recently honored by the city of North Miami for his...

North Miami Hires new police chief

Marc Elias Jr. , who had been tapped to be the acting police chief for...

Bastien to be honored by FANM

Recently, Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami, Inc. FANM (Haitian Women of Miami) celebrated its 20th year...

Tour challenges definition of Blackness

Is there one definition for blackness with which most of us can agree? And are...

ROSA LEE MOODY, 79

domestic worker, died November 22 at North Shore. Service 2 p.m., Saturday in the chapel....

DEXTER N. PINDER, 49

died November 25 in Jacksonville. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church....

WILLIE L. WARNER II, 29

self-employed, died November 23 at Ryder Trauma Center. Viewing 4 - 8 p.m., Sunday, December...

JAMES ROBERT CHRISTIAN, 77

retired police officer, died November 26 at North Shore Medical Center. Survivors include: wife, Jacquelyn...

JAMES BUG TOOMER, 63

property manager, died November 25 at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Viewing from 6-9 p.m. on...

MINNIE BIVINS JONES, 72

retired medical records assistant administrator, died November 25 at Jackson North Medical Center. Viewing 5...

CARDINAL SCOTT, 35

laborer, died November 22. Service 1 p.m., Saturday at New Beginnings Baptist Church....

EARLINE BERNICE BISHOP, 87

retired teacher, died November 24 at home. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at Mt. Tabor Missionary...

DELORES YVONNE PARTRIDGE 08/26/1947 - 11/29/2010

It has been one year since God called you home. You are still loved and...

SHONANITA L. McKINNEY, 34

paper deliverer, died November 22 at home. Service 1 p.m., Saturday at New St. Mark...

LEVI BARBES, 49

barber, died November 25 at North Shore Hospital. Service 11:30 a.m., Saturday in the chapel....

DELORES LEE HARVARD, 73

receptionist , died November 26 at North Shore Medical Center. Service 11 a.m., Friday in...

DAVID DEANGELO McCLENNEY, 20

student, died November 26 at home. Survivors include: mother, Angela D. Jackson; father, Alfonso C....

ROSA MAE DUNHAM DANIELS

would like to express sincere thanks and gratitude for your concern, prayers, presence, all deeds...

TORY PERRY, 21

security, died November 23. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at Logos Baptist Church....

JEROME GUYTON aka GUYT, 54

barber, died November 23 in Jacksonville. Survivors include: wife, Williemae Solomon Guyton; daughter, Jermika Guyton;...

REV. JIMMIE LEE MOORE

would like to thank everyone for their cards, their phone calls, flowers, those who gave...

Wednesday, November 23

Soul food is something to celebrate and savor

This Thursday is Thanksgiving and thousands of turkey dinners will be served at charity organizations,...

Whites say blackness defined by 'darker complexion'

In case you didn't know, white Republicans have become the definitive voice on what constitutes...

Congressional Supercommittee fails to reach budget deal

Although automatic cuts in defense spending and domestic programs are scheduled to go into effect...

The reality of race persists in the U.S

The reality is that race still matters in America in 2011 institutionalized racism is alive...

Rockets destroy Pines Charter Jaguars, 71-10

Amidst false allegations of having an ineligible player on the team that called their entire...

Abundant Life Ministries holds annual turkey giveaway

On Sunday, Nov. 20th, people came from around the local community surrounding Holmes Elementary School...

Mentoring program hosts pre-Thanksgiving dinner

Boys to Men Thanksgiving dinner was celebrated a little bit early for some boys at...

Our Kids hosts annual Adoption Day celebration

Friday, Nov. 18th, found the halls of the Miami Childrens Museum filled with the typical...

People: November 23-29, 2011

Sympathy goes out to Rev. Fr. J. Kenneth Major and his family in the loss...

JoMarie Payton joins eight-woman ensemble

Given the many challenges of life, particularly in these tough economical times, its easier to...

Sports Brothers: Hurricanes never produced

So this is how it all comes to an end for the Miami Hurricanes. Coming...

ICABA honors best in business: South Florida's accomplished Blacks get recognized

[gallery link="file"]South Floridas accomplished Blacks get recognized The successes of Blacks are sometimes overlooked but...

Separatist titles benefit no one

Dear Editor: Regarding your Editorial regarding Blacks and Haitians should form Protest," the last time...

Laws should be tougher on illegals

Dear Editor, Commissioner Audrey Edmonson was identified in The Miami Times saying illegal immigration should...

For Blacks to get real justice, some attorneys must go

Dear Editor, Julie O. Bru, is the current city attorney of the City of Miami.She...

Juvenile offenders must be given second chances

If you have children or are involved with children in any way, you know that...

Take time out to give thanks for life

The holiday season is now upon us but instead of pausing to consider what gospel...

JAC rallies behind Black schools

While the future of some Liberty City schools is still uncertain, community members are being...

Filmmaker sets sights on SXSW

While in school students are inspired to pursue different careers paths: doctors, lawyers, even teachers....

Muslims celebrate the New Year

On Sunday, Nov. 27th, millions of Christians will be celebrating Advent Sunday, the first day...

Faith Calendar: November 23-29, 2011

Harris Chapel United Method Church is providing free dinners on Nov. 24 to anyone in...

Pastor of the Week: Rev. Lue calls for believers to 'Occupy the Church'

For nearly two months, groups of protestors have gathered around the country urging the nation...

Spanish "preferred" for new Marlins workers

Will Blacks get a fair shake? With the opening of the new Miami Marlins Ballpark...

Commissioner denies recent fraud conviction

Sylvia Poitier says she will appeal Last week marked the end of an era of...

Jackson Health System eliminates 240 positions

Is this just the beginning? After years of financial struggle and turmoil at Jackson Health...

Black shootings prompt investigation of Miami police

Evidence prompts U.S. Department of Justice to proceed Its been well over a year since...

5 arrested in $1 million ATM skimming case in NY

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) A police official says about 350 New Yorkers lost $1,000 each over...

Obama pushing for payroll tax cut extension

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) President Barack Obama warned Tuesday a failure to extend a payroll...

CURLEY WIMBERLY, 70

retired administrative secretary of Children and Family Service, died November 20 at Aventura Hospital. She...

ANTHONY LEWIS BURNEY, 57

security monitor, died November 18 at home. Survivors include: children, Taurean, Shanitra and Anthony II;...

Tuesday, November 22

JIMMIE WILLIAMS, SR. "GENT" 02/13/1938 - 11/24/2010

It has been a year, since you have left us. We miss your laughter, your...

LORENZA DAYS TYLER 05/13/1947 - 11/21/2010

One year has gone, to some you are forgotten, to some you are the past....

ETHELENE YVONNE McCLAIN, 72

retired caterer, died November 17 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Service 1 p.m., Saturday at Greater...

BILL WHITE, 84

retired, died November 20 at J.J. Group Home, Inc. Service 2 p.m., December 1, in...

Street Talk: November 23

What can our community do to protect kids from gun violence?Michael Strozier, 51unemployed, Brownsville We...

BRANDON DENZEL LLOYD aka CHARLIE, 22

student at Miami Dade College, died November 13 at Ryder Trauma Center. Survivors include mother,...

Monday, November 21

Did South Florida have another segregated beach?

Uncovering the mystery of a Jim Crow-era beach When most people think about Black beaches...

Installation service at New Providence

Rev. Steven J. Caldwell You are cordially invited to the Installation Service for Rev. Steven...

SALENNA L. HORNE 07/11/1971-11/26/2009

Two years have passed. You are truly missed and no words-only your name can express...

COLUMBUS OKELL FLOYD, 48

retired, died November 13 at Jackson North. Service 10 a.m., Saturday at Mt. Calvary MB...

CLARENCE JOYCE, 61

electrician, died November 21 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete....

SERGIO ARZU, 26

died November 16 at Jackson North Hospital. Service 12 p.m., Saturday at New Hope Primitive...

MICHELLA ST. GILLES, 91

secretary, died November 17 at Claridge House Nursing and Rehab Center. Service 10 a.m., Saturday...

SHIRLEY JEAN HAYES, 49

homemaker, died November 16 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at Friendship Holiness...

MARIE MANN TOOKS, 80

daycare director, died November 20. Service 11 a.m., Monday at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church....

LARRY BRADLEY, 59

electrician, died November 17 at home. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at New Hope Missionary Baptist...

MAMIE MILLER, 84

environmental specialist, died November 18 at North Shore Hospital. Service 10 a.m., Saturday at Sign...

TERRANCE HARVIN, 44

died November 16 at home. Service 11 a.m., Saturday in the chapel....

JESSIE FAIN POOLE, 97

restaurant owner, died November 18 at North Shore Medical Center. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at...

CHARLENE BENNETT, 58

housewife, died November 16. Survivors: husband, John; sons, Titus, Daniel and John II. Viewing from...

Men's Day at Greater St. James

Greater St. James M.B. International Church will host their 52nd Annual Mens Day. Rev. Charles...

DOROTHYE W. FAYSON, 86

teacher, died November 16 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. She leaves to cherish her memories her...

OLLIE LEE NUNN, 72

retired domestic worker, died November 16 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Service 10 a.m., Saturday at...

HATTIE L. CUMMINGS, 72

beautician, died November 16 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Survivors include mother, Claudia McQueen; daughters, Yunice...

DAVID JAMES SMITH (Gooman) 08/08/1952-11/24/2010

A year has passed since you departed this life and left us to journey through...

ERIC AUGUSTIN aka BIG E 12/17/82 - 11/27/09

Its been two years, but seems like it was just yesterday. Truly missed, never forgotten....

Collier Bertram Isaacs 08/14/72 - 11/23/02

Nine years ago, God called home this son, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend....

Sunday, November 20

Chatter: November 23-29, 2011

When H. E. Sigismund Reeves founded The Miami Times in 1923, this visionary perceived longevity...

Wednesday, November 16

Penn State tragedy could have been avoided

Paterno's avoidable tragedy The scandal that rocked Penn State University and the college football world...

South Dade vs. Homestead

Not as popular, but definitely locally noteworthy is the historical rivalry in south Miami-Dade County...

Harris family leads Booker T. football team

Tornadoes beat Southridge 45-7, head for playoffs The father-son coaching duo may just be the...

Black authors discuss their lives and passions

The 28th edition of the Miami Book Fair International (MBFI) got things started on Sunday,...

Harry Belafonte: Activist first and always

Legendary actor shares his amazing story at Miami Book Fair American icon Harry Belafonte, 84,...

M Ensemble begins 40th season with August Wilson classic

"Radio" Golf final piece in playwrights cycle examining the Black experience The final piece in...

LHOC keeps LittleHaiti clean

Keeping the streets of Little Haiti clean is a task that many people arent ready...

HASF hosts college fair

A college education is a privilege that helps citizens across America to be able to...

Street Talk: November 16

What can our community do to reverse the trend of Black men going to prison?Willie...

Parents must continue to protect their children

Penn State University is the latest institution to be rocked by a sexual abuse scandal...

Cains days are numbered despite Paterno

Recently, my pastor preached about sexual immorality; it seemed very appropriate in light of the...

Church Calendar, Nov. 16 - 22, 2011

New Canaan Missionary Baptist Church welcomes the community to Sunday Bible School at 9:30 a.m....

Owner of tutoring firm arrested in fraud scheme

M-DCPS paid Robinson almost one million dollars for services never rendered If you go to...

Stafford argues for second chance law

Representative Cynthia Stafford (D-District 109) and State Senator Arthenia Joyner (D-District 18) are working in...

Miami's Delrish Moss promoted to major

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, Delrish Lamar Moss, 46, a police officer for the City of...

Millions of Muslims attend annual pilgrimage to Mecca

Friday, Nov. 4th, marked the beginning of the Hajj the annual pilgrimage of millions of...

Allen West: blunt, conservative and anti-stimulus plan

Former soldier is all about business Like it or not, Congressman Allen West is one...

Movement holds march to save Black families

Can the pulpit, the press and HBCUs strengthen U.S. house holds? What is a healthy...

Wilson leads Florida's fight for Blacks, students and the elderly

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL, District 17) says its no secret that Republican governors and state...

Pastor of the Week: Rev. Paul West

Liberty City church refocuses on the basics According to Rev. Paul West, 63, senior pastor...

The Miami Times 2013-09-29 03:53:16

Omegas host peace vigil in Liberty City On the heels ofthe November 2nd shooting at...

Community walks to end violence

Omegas host peace vigil in Liberty City On the heels ofthe November 2nd shooting at...

More members joining local credit unions

Big banks across the U.S. have been under fire in recent weeks and South Florida...

Tuesday, November 15

RICHARD YOUNG JR. 11/15/83-12/15/09

Love always Dad, Theresa, Umicko, Rinyha Young, Lissette, Kivharia, Kivie, Derricka and friends....

BEATRICE SEARS

long time and respected community pillar. The mother of Sandy Sears and grandmother of Tangela...

ROBERT W. EVERETT, LTC, Retired, 80

of Miami, died November 10, with his family by his side. He was born in...

MARY MANN JOHNSON

retired child care worker, died November 8. Survivors are granddaughter, Regan Hayes Perry; grandson, Jean...

JANE MARIE HAYNES-DARLING, 48

postal clerk, died November 13 at home. Arrangements are incomplete....

Miami Nwestern hosts college fair

Last week, Miami Northwestern Senior High School [1100 NW 71st Street] held up its commitment...

MARLON COREY ASHLEY aka Corey, 35

died November 9 at North Shore Hospital. Viewing 12 - 5 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday...

MICHAEL LEE LAWRENCE

died November 10 in Atlanta, GA. Service 11 a.m., Friday at Glendale Baptist Church....

PATRICIA ANN GARDNER COX, 65

computer programmer, died November 12 at West Kendall Baptist Hospital. Memorial service 7 p.m., November...

DELORES TURNER aka FUZZ, 71

housewife, died November 14 at Palmetto General Hospital. Survivors include daughters, Joanne and Keisha; grandchildren,...

JIMMIE LEE MOORE, 52

scale operator, died November 9 at home. Service 10 a.m., Friday at The Bethel Church...

ALTON McMULLEN, 49

steward, died November 11. Service 1 p.m., November 19 at First Deliverance Church of God...

ELAIDE MARC, 70

maintenance worker, died November 7 at Westside Regional Hospital. Service 12 p.m. Saturday in the...

ERNESTINE CRAWFORD LEE, 71

factory worker, died November 12 at Hialeah Hospital. Service 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel....

KATHLEEN LANIER, 84

homemaker, died November 14 at home. Service 11 a.m., Saturday at New Fellowship Worship Center....

EDWARD LEVER, 73

mechanic, died November 5 at home. Service 1 p.m., Saturday in the chapel....

MARILYN MOORE, 60

pediatric assistant, died November 10 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Service 11 a.m., Sunday at Northside...

MARY J. WILLINGHAM 11/15/26 - 11/18/96

The beauty of your life is with us every day. Fifteen years have passed since...

JAMES NEVILLE FLOWERS 03/01/40 - 11/19/94

God has you in His keeping. We have you in our hearts. Lil, Anthony, Makeva,...

GLADINE V. JOHNSON 04/26/29 - 11/18/09

Our lives are so empty without you. But the beauty of your life lives with...

SHARON KITCHEN 11/16/58 - 11/21/06

To some you are forgotten, to some you are of the past. But to us,...

Friday, November 11

Kids deserve safe places to play

In late July Liberty City residents were shocked and angered after hearing about a drive-by...

Thursday, November 10

Pastor of the Week: Rev Mattie Nottage

Pastor Mattie Nottage reveals the key to fighting fear and despair Pastor Mattie Nottage is...

Church of Incarnation hosts annual boys, men service

Boys, men service recognize special issues males face Todays boys and young men are facing...

Role Models kick off school year with leadership training

To help prepare the future leaders of tomorrow, the 5000 Role Models of Excellence held...

Faith community opposes new casinos

Is the spiritual price of new gambling jobs too high? As the effects of the...

A day to celebrate

Bunche Park's Suzi Simmons turns 100 As people get older, they prefer not to disclose...

We need real politicians not wannabees for reality TV

Voters will go to the polls in exactly one year to elect the next president...

Are the right people speaking for Overtowns jobless?

Developers proclaim that the new University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park that recently...

Carol City Students meet actors

CLAIM TO FAME: Cast members of the hit stage play What My Husband Doesnt Know...

Wednesday, November 9

Congressman to speak at FAMU graduation

Capitol Hill comes to the Hill U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn is...

Broward and M-DCPS face class-size fines

In an already cash strapped budget year, Miami-Dade and Broward Public School districts may face...

Omega Psi Phi leads Walk for Peace

Fraternity commits to reducing violence in Black community As Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., celebrates...

Street Talk

Will the new UM bio-tech park provide more jobs for Overtown residents as promised? Fred...

Prison Rap Nov. 8, 2011

Everyday I make a wish for my mother In a tight race towards favor and...

Commissioner Jordan hosts 5th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

The rain didnt stop residents from coming out to celebrate Commissioner Barbara J. Jordans 5th...

Thomas J. Haynes named vice president of University Relations

Florida A&M University (FAMU) President James H. Ammons has appointed Thomas J. Haynes as the...

Edmonson takes the lead in affordable housing, jobs

Audrey M. Edmonson, Miami-Dade County District 3 Commissioner, has built a reputation as a long-standing...

Crime Scene

Cops drop sexual assault investigation Police have dropped their investigation into a reported sexual assault...

Floridas jails home to record-number young Blacks

Prison industrial complex is big money for private investors Black men and youth in the...

More Haitians seeking refuge in U.S.

Economic times may be worsening in the U.S. but compared to other countries, America is...

Suspect nabbed in Bunche Park shooting

Four people shot in second recent drive-by attack After two days of looking for the...

Legendary Garth Fagan Dance makes its Miami debut

Choreographer premiers Madiba a tribute to Nelson Mandela Creative individuals communicate through a variety of...

Stop the Violence and Dance competition returns for second year

Brianna will headline event aimed at keeping youth safe Reginald Saunders, 32, has enjoyed his...

People

Miamians were once again sadden to hear of the demise of Rev. Charles Uptgrow who...

Lifestyle Happenings

The Miami Northwestern Class of 1967 will meet Wednesday, November 9 at 7 p.m. at...

Chatter November 9, 2011

While visiting Leo Penders barber shop recently, the discussion was about residency of Asians and...

Celebrity Crime

Odd Future member accused of assaulting photographer According to reports, Odd Future (OF) member Left...

Belafonte leads cadre of Black author at Book Fair

This years 28th Annual Miami Book Fair International will feature an impressive and diverse group...

Was race card pulled on Herman Cain?

Racism is the oppression of one group by another racial group and takes many forms....

Jails bursting at the seams with young Blacks

Prison industrial complex is big money for private investors Black men and youth in the...

Rebuilding the Black Grove

Coconut Grove has seen its number of Black residents dwindle in recent years as more...

Tuesday, November 8

Rebuilding the Black Grove

Coconut Grove has seen its number of Black residents dwindle in recent years as more...

Black Grove

Rebuilding the Black Grove Coconut Grove has seen its number of Black residents dwindle in...

More programs targeting absent fathers

White House grants $119 million in fatherhood initiative President Barack Obama grew up without really...

Prison Rap

Like physicians, we can all heal ourselves At some point, everyone has made a request...

Mime ministries

Putting the gospel into motion In the past, in many faith communities dancing or movement...

Mufaros Beautiful Daughters comes to Miramar Center

African version of Cinderella based on delightful book With African drumming and powerful choreography, a...

Smith shares horror of making a "bad choice"

Her love for a drug dealer results in 24-year prison sentence Kemba Smith Pradia celebrated...

Role Model of the Month

Allapattah Middle Schooler named first Role Model of school year Reginald Stuart, an 8th grader...

Pastor of the Week: Rev. Theodore "Ted" McRae Jr.

Pastor Ted shares the beauty of the Lord Pastor Theodore Ted McRae Jr., 53, of...

Joy Night Redundant

The innocent tradition of children dressing up as ghouls, goblins and superheroes, then scouring their...

Church Calendar, Oct. 19-25, 2011

Mt. Hermon A.M.E. Church is seeking singers for their Community Choir to perform at their...

The Miami Times continuously provides a voice for Blacks

Dear Editor, Black Miamians can say with pride that we have a Black-owned and operated...

Troy Daviss death reveals darker side of America

Dear Editor, On September 21st, a Black prisoner named Troy Davis died by lethal injection...

Even misled youth need protection

More work needed in the justice system Sixteen-year-old Wayne Treacy is scheduled to stand trial...

Herman Cain vs. Barack Obama?

Many argue that there has been a white backlash against the fact that the majority...

Without union concessions, County layoffs are inevitable

There have been a few good decisions made by Miamis political leaders over the last...

A Black-Haitian coalition could give greater voice for all

It is often said that there is strength in numbers. Just take a look at...

To ensure future, Black youth must sacrifice today

As thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. this weekend to dedicate the new monument to Dr....

Friday, November 4

Saber-toothed squirrel fossil found in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) _ Fossils of a tiny and previously unknown saber-toothed, squirrel-like creature...

WWE 3Q profit falls, cites losses on movies

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., a producer of televised wrestling matches and...

Miami man among most wanted health care fugitives

MIAMI (AP) _ Federal health officials have added the director of two Miami health clinics...

$8.3M fund will boost health care in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ New Orleans will receive more than $8 million from a charitable...

Thursday, November 3

Central heads into playoffs, buries Northwestern 37-18

Bulls eliminated from post-season for first time since 1991 Traz Powell Stadium was the place...

Business owners prepare for success

Grants to be given to 28 graduates In todays struggling economy, many economists believe the...

Londons ensemble debuts

Famed choreographer Peter London debuts new dance company Trinidad native Peter London first started dancing...

Chatter

The district rival between Miami Carol City High (2-5) and Miami Central (6-0) took place...

Pastor of the Week: Bishop John H. Taylor

Local minister leads church of second chances On Thursday, Nov. 17th and Sunday, Nov. 20th,Bishop...

Why is the church silent about domestic violence?

How can the faith community help victims of intimate partner violence? To be a Black...

A brief guide to Christian Science

The church was founded in 1879 in Boston, Massachusetts by Mary Baker Eddy. She wrote...

Wednesday, November 2

Sweet and savory dinner

Brown sugar ties together sweet and savory dinner Sugar and spice, and everything nice, that's...

Faith Calendar Nov. 2 2011

Chapel of Prayer Ministries is sponsoring a free Health Fair at the Central Area Apartments...

Breast cancer in men

Male breast cancer rare, but often aggressive Men are most frequently diagnosed with skin, prostate,...

Dating while HIV-positive

My personal struggle with dating while HIV-positive Earlier in my adulthood, I met a guy...

Feds arrest 42 people for Medicare fraud

South Florida seniors warned to beware Medicare fraud across the U.S. has become big business....

Allapattah-born teacher, 25 years and going

While the teaching profession has its many demands, one educator is holding strong in her...

The power of prayer

Christian science lecturer teaches how to pray to heal On Sunday, November 13, the first...

Cuba to start oil drilling next month

Critics say spill could cause irreparable harm This December, exploratory oil drilling is set to...

New book lists key questions for people with breast cancer

Author empowers women to fight breast cancer Ten years ago, when her sister was diagnosed...

Teacher marks 25th year

Allapattah-born teacher marks 25th year While the teaching profession has its many demands, one educator...

Letter

Theres nothing noble about those who abuse others During the month of October, there was...

Will Blacks be left in the cold?

In the bid for casinos, will Blacks be left in the cold? There are plenty...

Family says SWAT invasion "unwarranted"

Police justified in destruction of Liberty City home? Liberty City was the site of a...