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Pastors stage first Gospel in the Park

Looking for ways to curb violence in the Black community and to encourage men to take responsibility for their families, several community pastors have created “Gospel in the Park.” The event will take place June 25, from 1 -4 p.m. ...

Children’s learning center plans expansion

What began as a vehicle to provide an alternative to public education for Liberty City children has become a three-decade labor of love for Juanita Walker, owner and CEO of Sheyes of Miami Learning Centers. When Walker established Sheyes in ...

Workshop teaches girls to code, develop games

Lead sponsor AT&T, national nonprofit BlackGirlsCODE and Miami-based coding school Florida Vocational Institute (FVI) are holding a special one-day workshop to teach girls to code games.

Fathers honored at Liberty Square

Fathers and other residents of Liberty Square experienced community engagement last week through a male empowerment session and a business workshop. On June 18, the residents of Liberty Square and a host of community partners and stakeholders honored hundreds of ...

Pastor Bradshaw helps others find a purpose

Carolyn Lewis, a native Miamian, attended Kelsey Pharr Elementary in Brownsville, Filer Junior High School in Hialeah and Miami Jackson Senior High School. She dropped out of school in the 11th grade but later took the test and received her ...

White House convenes United State of Women

On June 14, the White House convened the first-ever women summit for both women and girls, domestically and internationally. Covering and celebrating key issues from educational opportunity, economic empowerment, health and wellness, violence against women, leadership and civic engagement, entrepreneurship ...

Day care providers graduate from training program

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz presided over the fourth graduating class of the Small Business Workshop for Broward and Miami-Dade Early Learning Child Care Providers held last Saturday at the Broward County Convention Center. Now graduates of the program, 75 day ...

Miami BMe leaders announced

About 100 Black men from across the country traveled to Washington, D.C. to bond and share ideas of change at the BMe Convention this past May. Each one of them is a previous or current recipient of a $10,000 grant ...

Stop the Violence motorcade, rally on Sunday

The Florida Morticians Association Inc. presents “Stop the Violence,” a silent motorcade, rally and press conference, throughout Miami-Dade and Broward on Sunday, June 19. The event addresses gun violence and the killing of our youth.

Miami-Dade County Vice Mayor Russell Benford to lead boys summit

A symposium dedicated to empowering young men will take place June 18 in Miami Gardens. The Victorious Boys Symposium (VBS) Coalition presents a daylong workshop for boys ages 11-19 at Florida Memorial University’s FIU-FMU Auditorium, located at 15800 NW 42nd ...

Pastor Marc Cooper: Guiding souls to Christ

Marc Cooper, as a child, wanted to be a musician so badly that he asked his father, the late Elder Lenwood Cooper, to anoint his hands to help him play the piano. It is reported that since a child, Marc ...

Beautiful Dreamers

At first glance, it looked much like any other high school graduation. Packed with proud students and even prouder parents and caregivers, the conference space at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus buzzed with laughter and excitement as red, white and ...

Smith studied without home, electricity

At graduation, students wear the cap and gown in honor of their academic achievements, whether it is their commitment to education; their performance in class; their test scores; or even their class attendance. But seldom does the cap and gown ...

Tacolcy honor roll students recognized at ceremony

The Miami Tacolcy Academy Center had more than 20 students on the Honor Roll all school year. For the end of the school year, NFL Super Bowl 2016 Denver Champ and Miami native Kayvon Webster and award-winning writer Jasmine Dee ...

Edison High athletes receive scholarships

On June 9, a signing ceremony was held for eight outstanding soccer players who received scholarships based on their academic achievements and athletic talent. The athletes are from Miami Edison High School. They are members of the Little Haiti FC ...

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