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Put all your trust, faith in the Lord

Louis Armstrong also known as “Satchmo,” was born into a poverty-stricken environment. Rising from a humble beginning, he became a great trumpet player who was eventually known all over the world. Born to teenagers, he went to live with his ...

Faith Calendar

St. Mary’s Wesleyan Methodist Church invites the public to their Spring Revival on April 29th-May 1st at 7:30 nightly. Call 954-258-8383. Holy Ghost Faith Deliverance Ministries, Inc. will hold a gospel concert 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. April 12. Call 786-337-5939.

A tuition-free school opening in Liberty City

By 2020, an estimated 123 million American jobs will require a college education, but only 50 million Americans are projected to have college degrees. Beacon College Prep (BCP) is preparing to put college on the forefront for the youth in ...

Vanzell Dupont, Jackson High student, wins $5K

Miami Jackson Senior High School senior, Vanzell Dupont was awarded a $5,000 scholarship as part of the Ford Driving Dreams Tour. His efforts also granted the schools football team with $4,000 to help with academic programming. Nearly 3,000 people casted ...

City officials address concerns of District 5 residents

On the last Tuesday of March at the Carrie P. Meek Senior Citizens Center, 1350 NW 50th St., the meeting room was packed with residents from District 5 ready to voice their community concerns. There “to listen to them and ...

The singing pastor celebrates 31 years

Rev. Rudolph Daniels, a gospel singer and preacher, was selected Pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in 1983 and will be celebrating 31 years of service this month. The members proclaim: “He is an outstanding Man of God who demonstrates ...

Tomorrow is not today

Matthew 6:34 (NKJV) 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

MDPD fighting more than crime

Police, law enforcement leaders and school officials are banding together to fight crime on a whole new level as they announce a new initiative to improve the lives of Black youths by keeping classrooms safe for hundreds of thousands students ...

Leon County invests in education

Leon County, the region that boasts the highest level of education average among Florida's 67 counties, is re-investing into academia. Last week Leon Country Research and Development Authority (LCRDA), chaired by Leon County Commissioner Kristin Dozier, signed an agreement that ...

Morehouse helps launch national tour to Black males

Morehouse College in Atlanta helped The White House and Ebony Magazine kickoff a national tour last week to help Black boys succeed in school and life. The tour is part of a follow-up to President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" campaign ...

Because of the love of family and friends, Thed beat the odds

Theodore H. Smith was born and raised in Overtown to loving and caring parents, Blonevia and Carl Smith 80 years ago. Theodore’s birthday was March 23 and he celebrated with family, friends and his church members. “The love began for ...

In April bring mother, family and sing-along

The Miami Children’s Chorus invites the whole community to come and sing-along with them on April 12th at the North Shore Park and Youth Center, 501 72nd St. on Miami Beach. When asked why are they inviting the entire community, ...

Rev. Reginald Preston’s goal is to live the word

Rev. Reginald Preston was born in Miami to the parentage of Vera and Deacon Theodore Preston. He was reared in the Lemon City area (now referred to as Little Haiti). He was educated in the Miami-Dade County School System and ...

BTW students boosted by The Education Effect

The Education Effect has taken off since it began at Miami Northwestern Senior High School campus three years ago. Now, The Education Effect in partnership with Florida International University has plans to serve one of the most historic high schools ...

Amber Robinson wins the 74th Miami Herald Spelling Bee

For Amber Robinson, preparing for the 74th Miami Herald Spelling Bee was like getting ready for the Super Bowl. So she had a game plan that was rather unique.