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Jehovah's Witnesses 2015 summer conventions begin

A three-day seminar June 19-21 discussed, by means of videos, interviews and re-enactments, how the Bible and the example and teachings of Jesus give parents and children the tools to build stronger and more united families. The program opened each ...

Charleston church filled with signs of good and evil

CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- Tributes pour into Mother Emanuel, the site of where alleged mass murderer Dylann Storm Roof shot and killed nine people as they studied the Bible together. Church officials said they already had received more than a ...

Rally for Charleston

Several community groups and activists gathered to remember the nine people who were shot and killed by 21-year-old Dylann Roof at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. The rally and vigil, entitled "From Charleston to Ft. Lauderdale: ...

Christian performers minister to homeless

Local Christian performers ministered to hundreds of homeless men at S.H.E.A.R. Inc.’s (Sharing Hope Empowerment And Reaction) monthly “Giving Back Love Through Entertainment” event on June 14 at Miami Rescue Mission’s Center for Homeless Men. The performances made attendees dance, ...

Life after two aneurysms

Last October, then-18-year-old Jean Cine woke up with a pounding headache. The senior at North Miami Senior High school thought taking medicine, resting his head in cold water and sleep would simply make the pain in his head disappear. “When ...

Pastor Marshall: There is no distance with God

The Redeemed Community Church of Naples (RCCON), now at 512 11th St. N., in Naples, Fla. was founded and organized in Liberty City 19 years ago by Reverend Sterling Kevin Marshall. He was led to the Lord as a child ...

Law named after man who died in police custody

Last week, Diabetes Awareness Training for Law Enforcement Officers was signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott. The law — HB 201, also known as the Arthur Green Jr. Act -— will require the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to ...

Scholarships given to tech colleges

The Miami Bayside Foundation awarded $70,000 to City of Miami students attending Miami-Dade technical colleges. The presentation was made at a Miami-Dade County School Board meeting on Wednesday, June 17. Baptist Health South Florida partnered with the Bayside Foundation for ...

MDC North Campus president honored

Miami Dade College (MDC) North Campus president Dr. Malou C. Harrison was honored by the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) at the 48th annual Student Development Commission Conference with the Cameron Hall Practitioner Award. The Cameron Hall Practitioner Award recognizes ...

High school graduates off to college

The Greater Miami Chapter of The Links Inc. hosted a reception on May 31 for its 2015 scholarship recipients and their parents at KROMA art gallery in Coconut Grove. The chapter awarded a total of $15,000 in scholarships to graduating ...

5000 Role Models graduates earn scholarships

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson hosted “Academic Signing Day” for the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project’s graduating class of 2015 on Monday, June 8. Eighty-four graduating seniors signed scholarship letters to the colleges or universities of their choice at the ...

A revolution through spoken word

Spoken Revolution Weekend, a faith-based spoken word and musical experience featuring some of the nation's biggest poets, will take place from June 18-20 in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Performers include: Janette...ikz, Jackie Hill-Perry, Ezekiel, Preston Perry, Joseph Solomon, Chris Webb, Annette ...

Meet Deja Mashack, she's exceptional

Deja Mashack at age 14 had to leave all of her friends in Austell, Ga., (a suburb of Atlanta) where she was born and reared, and moved to Fort Lauderdale, with her parents, Baron and Denise Mashack. Her father had ...

Pastor of the Week: Local pastor reared in the way by grandmother

Benjamin H. Parrott is the senior pastor of Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church. The church, located at 8100 NW 17 Ave., will begin its 48th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, June 27 at 5 p.m. The opening group will be the ...

Free HIV testing in South Florida next week

According to Florida Health Miami-Dade County, one in 99 Miami-Dade residents is living with HIV or AIDS (one in 67 male and one in 178 female). In fact, as of Jan. 31, 2014 Miami-Dade ranks No. 1 in the state ...

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