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Celebrating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Samuel Atchison

Rev. Dr. Samuel Atchison was born to the late Doc Atchison and Celester Atchison on April 27, 1927 in Thorsby, Alabama. He died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 at 4 a.m. He graduated from the J. T. Brown Theological Seminary at ...

Faith Calendar

St. Mary First Baptist Church of Coconut Grove invites the community to Youth Ministry Annual Back to School Jam on August 20, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 305-775-5750 or 305-443-8166. Norland United Methodist Preschool will provide free meals and snacks for ...

Bookmania! promotes youth literacy

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan and Miami Gardens Councilman David Williams Jr. co-sponsored Bookmania! to promote youth literacy on July 30 at the City of Miami Gardens Botanical Garden.

Fundraising at all-time high at FAMU institution

Florida A&M University’s revitalized and strategic focus on increasing alumni engagement, external outreach, and creating new partnerships is paying great dividends.

A recipe for success in educating STEM leaders

Several years ago, I was fortunate enough to attend a local science conference. Because it was free, I took my upper level chemistry class. There were only three so there was not an issue of space, reservations, or anything.

STEM career panel inspires local Black female students

Close to 100 female students, ages 7-17, and their parents, attended a recent Black Girls CODE Women of Color STEM Career Panel in Miami

Mission continues to feed the homeless

Miami Rescue Mission Center For Homeless Men, Women and Children Minister Anthony Durden, president of S.H.E.A.R. INC. (Sharing Hope Empowerment And Reaction) spearheaded a "Youth Giving Back Feeding The Homeless" event July 31 at the Miami Rescue Mission. Minister Durden ...

Ola Lee Mobley: Coconut Grove matriarch turns 105

Ola Lee was born to David and Sally Mobley on July 26,1911 in Statesboro, Ga. She was the second of 10 siblings and the only living survivor of them all. On Tuesday, July 26, Ola Lee Mobley-Edwards turned 105 years ...

Readers respond to the ghost of Samuel series

We invited readers to share their thoughts, which are below. Reginald C. Munnings said: No, it was not the ghost of Samuel. The first is the verse immediately prior, which informs the reader that when King Saul inquired of the ...

Pastor Jackson: “Young people learn from what they see” than what they hear"

A native of Coconut Grove, Alphonso J. Jackson Jr. was born to Reverend and Mrs. Alphonso Jackson Sr. His parents trained him as directed biblically in Prov. 22:6: “Train up a child while he is young and when he is ...

Franklin Clark, BTW alum and deacon, dies

Deacon Franklin Clark lived his life by this quote “Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.” He died Tuesday, July 26 at Jackson North Hospital. Almost immediately the word had spread among family, ...

FSU track star headed to Rio

When Meme Jean began running track as a child with the Pompano Xpress in South Florida, little did she know it would put her on a path to the Olympics. Jean is a current member of the Florida State University ...

FMU student-athlete honored

Florida Memorial University President Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis and the Board of Trustees presented Corion Knight with a plaque and two certificates for his major accomplishments during the 2015-2016 track and field season.

Community holds a free “Sarafina!” musical on Friday

An adaptation of the Broadway show “Sarafina!” will be on show this Friday, Aug. 5 at Second Baptist Church, 11111 Pinkston Drive, in Miami. The SBC Community Development Corp. of Richmond Heights (SBC CDC) is presenting a community production of ...

‘Mr. Roy,’ former Miami Times employee, dies in Jacksonville

Leroy Griffin Sr., 82, affectionately referred to as “Mr. Roy” by the employees at The Miami Times, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in Jacksonville at the Community Hospice. Services will be held Saturday, Aug. 6 at 11 a.m. in the ...