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Booker T. Washington Senior High introduces Education Effect

Black students remain an underrepresented group in the astronomy profession. In an effort to increase interest among youth, Booker T. Washington Senior High’s 25-year-old planetarium received a major makeover thanks to the launch of the Education Effect, a university community ...

Most new teachers sent to struggling Black schools

Miami-Dade County Public schools has done a poor job of distributing veteran teachers equally among its districts, according to a report released last Wednesday by a research organization called the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCQT). The report, titled “Unequal ...

Untold stories of Black men

Days after the devastating news traveled around the nation that Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old male was gunned by Darren Wilson, a seven-year police officer, in a suburb of Ferguson, Mo., communities protested with riots to express their frustrations of ...

Carol City Middle gets fresh paint job

Burger King Corp. employees in Miami gathered at Carol City Middle School last week to

Dr. Timothy Stewart elected First VP of Progressive National Baptist Convention Inc.

The Progressive National Baptist Convention Inc’s (PNBC) 53rd Annual Session was recently held in Fort Lauderdale, FL at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Visitors and Convention Center. The event attracted thousands of delegates. Dr. Timothy Stewart, Pastor of Bethel ...

Bishop Burley and Pastor Linda Knowles: United, spiritual team

The Breakthrough International Christian Center (BICC), 3790 NW 167th. is under the spiritual leadership of Bishop Burley and Pastor Linda Knowles. They said, “Our responsibilities are to first, “rightly divide the word of truth, and secondly, to help others tap ...

Educator returning home with innovative program

Donna Grant was born in Tampa and came to Miami with her parents when she was 3 years old. A graduate of Overtown’s historic Booker T. Washington Senior High School in 1966, Grant obtained a Master’s Degree in Education from ...

Author is a young adult “hooked on Jesus”

Niger Alford was born in Miami to the late Ella Mae Tyler and Carlton Dixon. She was raised in Brownsville and attended Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Brownsville. After graduating from Miami Central Senior High School in 2001 she enrolled ...

Faith Calendar

Living Word Christian Center Intl. will be in their 11th Church Anniversary starting Wed., August 13 through Friday, August 15 at 7:30 pm and ending Sunday, August 17 at 3 p.m. Call 305 624-0044. The Golden Bells will celebrate their ...

College graduates need to know about savings

When going into anything it is best to have a well thought out plan beforehand — well, that was so for generation Baby Boomers. The new-aged millennials (ages 18-34) have been doing things a bit differently and by differently that ...

Charity for the 'sole': Kids get new 'kicks'

It wasn’t your typical back-to-school giveaway. Backpacks, pens and notebooks were out. This back to school was all about the shoes. It was a charity for the “soles.” About 25 elementary school students in Miami Gardens received help Wednesday as ...

Faith Calendar

St. Mary’s Wesleyan Methodist Church Trustee Board is sponsoring a “Lobsterfest” bus trip to Key West on Sat Aug. 9. Call 954-258-8383. COGASOC, Tenth Tabernacle will have their second annual Back-to-School Bonanza 2 p.m. Sunday, August 10. Call 786-477-7723 or ...

Role Models receive full ride to B-CU

With the dwindling number of enrolled students and the rising cost of higher education, Historically Black Colleges Universities (HBCU’s) have been taking a substantial hit as of late. The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project and Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) announced ...

Glory Temple Ministries’ aim: To address spiritual, physical needs of members

Former Pastor Franklyn and Reverend Ronae Cambridge organized the Glory Temple Ministries Church in the living room of their Miramar home in 2000. The following year, they moved the church to 7950 NW 22nd Ave. in Miami. In 2011, Cambridge ...

Freelance writer publishes book

I recently authored a book, Promises of God for His Citizens Part I and I am ecstatic about how it is is being received by those who have had the pleasure of reading it.. The Prelate Bishop Napoleon D. Rhodes ...