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Medicinal marijuana use gaining support among FL voters

The idea on whether marijuana is good or not will be for Florida residents to decide in the upcoming Gubernatorial elections in November when a controversial amendment will go before voters to legalize the a drug which mothers say will ...

City of Miami Gardens eyes $60M bond

If Mayor Oliver Gilbert has his way, 2014 will be the year of redemption for the City of Miami Gardens. While last year was marked with youth violence which received a great deal of media attention, Gilbert and the City ...

Monestime honors outstanding citizens

History Month is a month set aside to learn about the struggle, to honor the courage and to celebrate the achievements of Black men and women throughout history,” said Miami-Dade County Commissioner Monestime.

Parks celebrate re-opening

The Miami-Dade County Parks Recreation and Open Spaces celebrated the re-opening of Quail Roost Park in 11336 SW 186th Street on February 22nd.

Rep. Stafford speaks at Black history luncheon

State Representative Cynthia A. Stafford (D-109) served as the keynote speaker at the Progressive Officers Club annual Black history luncheon

Miami Dolphins buy BTW football team’s title rings

Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson welcomed the Booker T. Washington High School Football Team to Miami-Dade County Commission chambers on February 19th to celebrate its 14-0 record and 2013 state

Superintendent brings IT boards to 10,000 classrooms

Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho announced that Miami-Dade County Public Schools has selected Promethean as the exclusive supplier of interactive (IT) boards for over 10,000 classrooms that cur"Technology is vitally important to the process of educating our students," said Superintendent Carvalho. ...

Amateurs and more come out for the Citrus Series

Trainer Darragh Kerrins showed off his jumper courses’ skills

Why are Black women so angry?

Unlike women of other races, Black women are regularly viewed as angry by society. The Urban League of Greater Miami addressed the disparity by hosting a forum that asked the women of Liberty City, “Why are Black women so angry?”

Forum spurs talk on racism

“What is it about white folks that makes them feel in danger,” asked Reverend Dr. Jeffery Swain, director of Florida Memorial University's (FMU) Centers for Academic Support and Retention.

Hadley Park gets $6.5 million for renovations

Charles Hadley Park Youth Center will be receiving a makeover courtesy of Commissioner Keon Hardemon. "The community had been demanding park improvements and expansion for years," said Hardemon.

Commissioner Monestime honors MD-C residents

County Commissioner Jean Monestime honored two outstanding Miami-Dade County citizens and a spectacular youth sports team at the Board of County Commissioners meeting. Held on February 4th, Commissioner Monestime presented a proclamation to award-winning Miami

Attorney elected as chair of board

The Miami-Dade County Black Affairs Advisory Board elected Stephen Hunter Johnson as its chairman. “Supporting the needs of Miami-Dade County’s Black World Community has always been a part of my life and career,” said Johnson. ”Continuing the great work carried ...

Congresswoman Wilson announces STEM Competition

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) announced the first Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition. Established by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives the new competition is designed to engage student’s creativity and encourage their participation in ...

City of Miami closes Curtis Park temporarily

The City of Miami and Miami-Dade County's Department of Environmental Resource Management (DERM) are currently performing an area wide sampling as a result of precautionary concerns. An early sample identified contaminated soil at Curtis Park located at 1901 NW 24 ...