Faith & Family


African Heritage center marks 40 years

The center is celebrating 40 years of educating South Florida youth in arts and culture, while exposing them to the legacy of African values. This year marks the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center’s “Sankofa” Anniversary celebration.

'Stop the Violence' event readies kids for school

Miami-Dade Public Schools District 2 Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall recently partnered with United Teachers of Dade and The Circle of Brotherhood to host a “Stop the Violence” back to school event.

Florida International University unveils a new $3M Tech Station

Facility prepares students for careers in technology, computer engineering

Trained early to love God and serve people

Reverent Dr. Anthony A. Tate, the founder and pastor of the New Resurrection Community Church located at 2167 NW 64 St., Miami. was trained at an early age to love God, his son, Jesus Christ, and obey the Holy Spirit. ...

Bethune Cookman University's president to speak in Miami

Edison Jackson joined by the school’s Concert Chorale at Faith, Truth and Deliverance Church of God by Faith in Miami Gardens

Florida governor declares state of emergency in Florida as Tropical Storm Erica nears

Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico on Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing at least four people and causing devastating floods and landslides in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing.

M-DCPS, UTD reach historic agreement

The district and the union also came to an agreement regarding the teacher evaluation process.

Welcome back to school

The Miami Children’s Initiative and partners gave a red carpet welcome to Brownsville Middle School students on the first day of school Monday.

Little Haiti hosts program to empower youth

The Miami Digital Media Incubator (DMI), in partnership with the Little Haiti Cultural Complex and Microsoft Corp., facilitated a four-week summer job training program for young people in Miami-Dade County interested in photography, film, coding and web design.

Commissioner sponsors youth internship program

While most high school and college students file paperwork during their summer internships, 34 aspiring professionals got real-life experience thanks to Commissioner Barbara Jordan’s Summer Youth Internship Initiative (SYII). For eight to 10 weeks, students were paid to gain valuable ...

William Randolph Community Park dedicated this Saturday

In 1900, William Randolph filed a U.S. Homestead Application for a 160-acre tract of land in southern Miami-Dade County, now known as Goulds. He received the property deed 12 years later, during William Howard Taft’s presidency. In July of 1920 ...

Clara Mae Temple turns 100 Aug. 29

Clara Mae Temple, whose life illustrates the perfection of God that she speaks about, will turn 100 on Aug. 29. Her family will celebrate the centenarian at 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Ensueno Banquet Hall, 4886 W. Fourth Ave., ...

Catch the vision and run with it

“The first step toward creating an improved future is developing the ability to envision it. VISION will ignite the fire of passion that fuels our commitment to do WHATEVER IT TAKES to achieve excellence. Only VISION allows us to transform ...

Churches unite as First Deliverance

Errol P. Cooper was born to the late Deacon Lenwood and Mother Annie Lee Cooper Sr. Nov. 27, 1963 in Miami. He was raised by God-fearing parents that took him to church regularly and lived holy, righteous, lives before him, ...

Back to School Fun Day a success

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson hosted the ninth annual Back to School Fun Day at Olinda Park on Saturday, Aug. 15. More than 2,000 book bags filled with school supplies were distributed to students at the park, located at 2101 ...