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Soup: A dose of kindness

Recently, I received an urgent request from a friend who lives in Canada. She needed someone in Miami to take some food to a mutual friend who was ill and unable to fend for himself. Since I had just taken ...

Here comes ‘The Yard’

Three-time NAACP Image Award® winner and Writers Guild of America nominee, Felicia D. Henderson (“Soul Food,” “Gossip Girl,” “Everybody Hates Chris”), has received a greenlight for her BET Networks two-hour drama pilot, “The Yard.” Henderson is the creator of Showtime’s ...

‘Little Shaq Takes a Chance’ is definitely a fun read

“Here, try this.” Ugh. That’s advice you almost never take because you hate new things. You know what you like, you know what you don’t – and there are plenty of things that fall into the last category. But, as ...

The Social Whirl

Blessings and congratulations to The Most Reverend George Walter Sands who was given a 15th Anniversary celebration by parishioners, of St. Peter’s African Orthodox Cathedral on April 16th at Shula’s Hotel in Miami Lakes. Parishioners, friends and family were on ...

Chatter that Matters

In this week’s edition of Chatter, the music world mourns an icon. This past Thursday we lost Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson). He was 57 years young. The legend was found unconscious in an elevator at his Paisley Park Compound. ...

Black Archives celebrates reopening of collection to public

The Black Archives announced the long-awaited reopening of its archival collection to the public since the relocation of the Archives from its previous home. For more than 30 years, the Archives were stored at the Joseph Caleb Center, but the ...

‘The Art of Championship’

The KROMA Art Gallery, located at 3628 Grand Ave. in Coconut Grove, will showcase the NBA “Legends of Basketball – We Made this Game,” a Miami Heat NBA collage series by Erika King, until May 13. King is also offering ...

Lady Bulls district champs

The Miami Northwestern Lady Bulls corralled the competition to capture the District 15-4A Track and Field Championship at Tropical Park last Thursday. It was yet another District title in a string of championships for the Lady Bulls under Coach Carmen ...

Publicist: Pop superstar Prince dies at his Minnesota home

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home ...

Gaining respect with wins

The Miami Edison High School Lady Red Raiders swept through Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ inaugural flag football season undefeated. A string of four preseason tournament wins and eight regular season victories led the Lady Red Raiders to the District 15-1A ...

Team Warriors defeat the Bulls, 30-28

On March 31, the Miramar PAL 13 under Team Warriors coached by Jamal Williams defeated the Bulls with a 2 point victory of 30-28 at the Miramar Youth Enrichment Center, to remain undefeated with an 11-0

American High School cheerleaders go to nationals

The American Senior High School Patriots 2016 Competition Cheerleading Squad is fired up and ready to go as they prepare for the Florida Cheer & Dance Association (FCDA) National Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, April 23, in Orlando. This year, the ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Progressive Officers Club offers academic scholarships to 2016 high school graduates residing in Dade or Broward County. Request an application by mail no later than April 23 to Progressive Officers Club, P.O. Box 680398, Miami, FL, 33168. Attention: Education Assistance ...

South Carolina artists to invade South Florida

The First Mende International Film & Cultural Arts Festival is coming to South Florida. A unique combination of on-screen and on-stage formats will showcase local, regional, national, international performing and visual artists, musicians and storytellers. Movies submitted by independent filmmakers ...

South Floridians among awardees at charity gala

The American Friends of Jamaica Inc. (AFJ) will recognize two South Floridians at its 2016 Jamaica Charity Gala Saturday, April 23, starting at 6:30 p.m., at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way. The Honorable Lascelles Chin, executive ...

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