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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 ...

Faith Calendar

Bethany SDA Church’s educational series for the Brownsville community continues with Part 2 – Parenting on Thursday, July 2nd, 9th and 16th at 6:30 p.m. Call 305-634-2993 or email www.bethanymiami.org. New Mt. Sinai MB Church is hosting a revival June ...

Elijah Manley: Your presidential candidate

Sixteen-year-old sophomore Elijah Manley does what any normal teenager does: attends Fort Lauderdale High School where he studies pre-law and public affairs, along with criminal justice. He has already thought about what he wants to do after he graduates and ...

Graduate recognition Sunday at Incarnation church

The Episcopal Church Of The Incarnation of Miami held its Graduate Recognition Sunday on June 7. The guest speaker was

Edmonson helps low-income seniors prepare for hurricanes season

Miami-Dade Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson and Hattie Willis, executive director of Communities United, carried out their annual hurricane kit giveaway on June 3 throughout the District 3 communities of Liberty City, Little Haiti and Allapattah. Hurricane season started June 1 ...

Members proud of Pastor Leonard Shaw

The leadership group at Miami Revival Tabernacle Assembly Church of God (RTAG) take seriously the responsibilities that have been given them by the members of the church. They work at keeping the respect and commitment those duties entail. RTAG’s leadership ...

Faith Calendar

Bethany SD Church’s educational series for the Brownsville community continues with Part 2 – Parenting on Thursday July 2, 9 and 16 at 6:30 p.m. Call 305-634-2993 or email www.bethanymiami.org.

Dancing their way to $10K

North Miami’s Holy Cross Lutheran School celebrated winning the KidSmartz Safety Dance Video Contest on May 29. Holy Cross won $10,000 for its creative video from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Honeywell Hometown Solutions.

FAMU graduate student named Gubernatorial Leadership Fellow

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) student Nemmi Cole knows the value of persistence and hard work. Currently a doctoral student at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Cole recently concluded a stint as a Florida Gubernatorial Fellow and was selected ...

The Children’s Trust: Provider Profile

“Our mission is to empower, strengthen and stabilize South Florida’s Haitian community to ensure its successful integration.” — Gepsie M. Metellus, executive director Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center was founded on Dec. 6, 2000 by concerned community leaders and service ...