Top Stories This Week

Chloe Herring | 7/10/2014, 10:23 a.m.
Top stories affecting South Florida's Black communities.

1) West Grove's Ace Theater designated as a historic site

The ACE Theater in Coconut Grove was once humming with patrons, serving as a center for entertainment for a Black community during segregation.

2) New poll suggest Blacks are responsible their own problems

One of the nuances in contemporary American public opinion: racial discrimination no longer plays a huge role on the disparities experienced by Black people. But that idea neglects to address key factors.

3) Black candidates face tough battle in North Miami Mayoral elections

Following the dismissal of Lucille Tondreau for an $8 million mortgage fraud, Black mayoral candidates in North Miami are looking at stiff competition from a seasoned politician.

4) Miami Gardens sues county to gain control of stadium area

The city of Miami Gardens filed a lawsuit against Miami-Dade county in a dispute over zoning rights around the Sun Life Stadium.

5) Raheem Devaughn to headline Overtown Music Festival

The streets of Overtown will transform for a day of musical bliss July 19 featuring musical guests, food vendors and youth activities.