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Tropical Park boxing gym honors late legend

One Miami-Dade County park is paying tribute to Muhammad Ali, the late three-time heavy-weight boxing champion. The Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Dept. and County Commissioner Javier D. Souto will join members of the local boxing community to rename Tropical ...

Fun and games at Camp RED

Dwyane Wade Sr. recently hosted 500 kids at ProPops Foundation’s Fifth Annual Camp RED at North Miami Senior High School. The camp on June 17-19 allowed local children from underprivileged communities to participate in a co-ed basketball tournament, listen to ...

Introducing Guordan Banks

Singer and songwriter Guordan Banks (pronounced Jordan), is an independent artist who has achieved something no other indie artist has achieved. He has a No.1 single, “Keep You in Mind,” on Billboard’s Adult R&B chart, surpassing the likes of Anthony ...

Lyric Live presents Afro-Cuban edition

The show where local talent gets approval or booed from the audience is adding a twist. The next show, Friday July 1, will be a cultural exchange, with Afro-Cuban performers as well as South Florida artists. The traditional “Lyric Live” ...

'Art In The Sky' suspends over bed

Don’t miss the fourth installation of Art In the Sky project Thursday, June 30, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. As part of the FIU Haitian Mentorship Program at the Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami, this new, public art ...

The Social Whirl

The Miami Alumnae Chapter held its culminating event for the Chapter's 75th Anniversary Celebration at the Lyric Theater on June 18, The National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Dr. Paulette C. Walker was the special guest.

‘83 Minutes’ revisits the death and life of Jackson

It doesn’t take very long. An accident, a murder, a surprise can happen in an instant that can seem like a lifetime. It doesn’t take very long – or does it? The odd thing about time is that it’s shapeable, ...

Justin Timberlake receives backlash from tweet

Pop Star Justin Timberlake is being blasted for responding to Jesse Williams’ acceptance speech about racial injustice at the BET Awards Sunday night.

BET AWARDS 2016 RED CARPET

The Bet Awards aired last night, Sunday, June 26. But before we can discuss the show, which actually turned out to be one of their best award shows in recent memory, we must talk "Red Carpet" Fashion. This year there ...

DJ Irie’s weekend starts Wednesday

Miami’s own DJ Irie will celebrate 12 years of giving back with the return of the Irie Weekend. This June 22-25, IWXII brings an action-packed schedule of events and a “takeover” of Shelboune Wyndham Grand on South Beach. DJ Irie ...

ABFF wraps in Miami: Here are the major highlights

Black actors, directors and industry insiders descended upon South Beach at the American Black Film Festival, which returned to Miami for its 20th anniversary. Also known as the ABFF, the festival brought together the best of Black Hollywood and fans ...

DanceAfrica Miami returns after nearly 20-year hiatus

The return of DanceAfrica Miami kicked off with a cocktail reception on Friday, June 17 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. The return follows a nearly 20-year hiatus since the last DanceAfrica Miami festival in 1997, when it was ...

The Social Whirl

Grandparents Gladstone Hunter and Cecelia Lawrence Hunter are beaming and proud of their grands, the children of their daughter Terrolyn Hunter Fields. Their grandson Nehemiah Fields graduated in the top 10 percent of his class of 2016 from American Senior ...

Chatter That Matters

In this week’s edition of Chatter, the Historic Hampton House Community Trust Inc. will host its first “Home Grown Success Achievers” Fundraiser Banquet at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at The Historic Hampton House, 4240 NW 27th Ave., in Miami. ...

‘Motorcycle Queen of Miami’ to be honored

On Friday, June 24, local motorcycle riders will be hosting more than 200 women from across the country to honor the first Black female motorcycle rider from Opa-locka. Bessie Stringfield (1911 – February 1993), nicknamed "The Motorcycle Queen of Miami,” ...

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