Faith & Family


Bethune Cookman University's president to speak in Miami

Edison Jackson joined by the school’s Concert Chorale at Faith, Truth and Deliverance Church of God by Faith in Miami Gardens

Florida governor declares state of emergency in Florida as Tropical Storm Erica nears

Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico on Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing at least four people and causing devastating floods and landslides in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing.

M-DCPS, UTD reach historic agreement

The district and the union also came to an agreement regarding the teacher evaluation process.

Welcome back to school

The Miami Children’s Initiative and partners gave a red carpet welcome to Brownsville Middle School students on the first day of school Monday.

Little Haiti hosts program to empower youth

The Miami Digital Media Incubator (DMI), in partnership with the Little Haiti Cultural Complex and Microsoft Corp., facilitated a four-week summer job training program for young people in Miami-Dade County interested in photography, film, coding and web design.

Commissioner sponsors youth internship program

While most high school and college students file paperwork during their summer internships, 34 aspiring professionals got real-life experience thanks to Commissioner Barbara Jordan’s Summer Youth Internship Initiative (SYII). For eight to 10 weeks, students were paid to gain valuable ...

William Randolph Community Park dedicated this Saturday

In 1900, William Randolph filed a U.S. Homestead Application for a 160-acre tract of land in southern Miami-Dade County, now known as Goulds. He received the property deed 12 years later, during William Howard Taft’s presidency. In July of 1920 ...

Clara Mae Temple turns 100 Aug. 29

Clara Mae Temple, whose life illustrates the perfection of God that she speaks about, will turn 100 on Aug. 29. Her family will celebrate the centenarian at 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Ensueno Banquet Hall, 4886 W. Fourth Ave., ...

Catch the vision and run with it

“The first step toward creating an improved future is developing the ability to envision it. VISION will ignite the fire of passion that fuels our commitment to do WHATEVER IT TAKES to achieve excellence. Only VISION allows us to transform ...

Churches unite as First Deliverance

Errol P. Cooper was born to the late Deacon Lenwood and Mother Annie Lee Cooper Sr. Nov. 27, 1963 in Miami. He was raised by God-fearing parents that took him to church regularly and lived holy, righteous, lives before him, ...

Back to School Fun Day a success

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson hosted the ninth annual Back to School Fun Day at Olinda Park on Saturday, Aug. 15. More than 2,000 book bags filled with school supplies were distributed to students at the park, located at 2101 ...

‘Fix My Life’ host gives insight

MINNEAPOLIS — Iyanla Vanzant is a combination of very positive character traits: confident, strong and honest. She can be seen helping others on her television show, "Iyanla: Fix My Life" on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).

What scouting did for me

As a boy growing up in Overtown, we didn’t have great riches, but I dreamed and longed for many things. Raised by a single parent, our household consisted of three sisters and two brothers of which I am the youngest. ...

Local pastor inspired by Sunday School convention more than two decades ago

In 1988, Cleveland “Cleve” Roberts III accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of his life. “I was filled with the Holy Ghost and eagerly wanted to work in the ministry of Jesus Christ,” said Roberts. He began to serve ...

Faith Calendar

South District WIM (Women In Ministry) SOS Revival at St. James AME Church August 20th and 21st at 7 pm. Call 305-635-4637 or 786-250-2611 Food and clothing distribution takes place 4 p.m. every Wednesday at Zion Hope Missionary Baptist Church. ...