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Miami-Dade youth basketball players win Mayor’s Cup

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department hosted the Miami-Dade Youth Basketball League Championships on April 8-9 at the Northwest Boys & Girls Club in Miami. The annual event is a new addition to the Youth Sports Championship ...

Opa-locka Hurricanes win big

The Opa-locka Hurricanes track team performed well at the Tacolcy Invitational on April 11 at Curtis Park, 1901 NW 24th Ave. “Baby Lamborghini” Gregorianna Fraser won triple gold in the 100-meters, 200-meters and 400-meters for the Girls Ages 7-8 category. ...

Say it louder than a bomb

Building upon the amazing impact the Omari Hardwick’s bluapple Poetry Network has had on area youth since launching the program less than two years ago, football legend Jason Taylor and his Jason Taylor Foundation launched Louder Than a Bomb Florida ...

Roberta Flack gives insight on the Beatles, today's music and her love for animals

Known for her smooth vocals, sultry love ballads and chart-topping duets, Grammy award-winner Roberta Flack will take the stage on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. in the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Flack is ...

Marco Rubio's American dream shouldn't be Miami

Marco Rubio’s Miami roots may make him the worst possible choice to lead America. In his impassioned Presidential bid speech, Rubio told a racially and economically divided American public he can restore the American dream while here in his hometown ...

The Social Whirl

The Liberty Square Friends and Family, Inc. consortium will have their annual picnic at Arcola Park on Saturday, June 6 from 10 to 5. This is such a dedicated group of former residents of “the projects” who cherish the memories ...

Chatter that Matters

Nelson Jenkins, treasurer for the King Of Clubs of Greater Miami, made his final report at the last meeting before the membership. Furthermore, it was a masterpiece based on his technique of bookkeeping from his New Jersey hometown and former ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Progressive Officers Club (POC) offers academic scholarships. Applications can only be requested via letter or postcard by April 24 to: POC P.O.Box 680398, Miami, Fl 33168. Inner City Children’s Touring Dance will have free Introductory Classical Ballet Workshops for girls ...

Florida Memorial University track wins at Sun Conference

Florida Memorial University’s men's and women's track and field team closed out a successful showing at the Sun Conference Championship on Sunday, as both teams finished among the top teams in the conference. The women placed seventh overall with 48 ...

Dade County Links showcase FlipSide

On Saturday, April 11, members of the Dade County (FL) Chapter, The Links, Inc. hosted FlipSide Miami — an evening of spectacular national and local entertainment featuring a diverse group of talented artists hailing from a cross-section of Miami-Dade, Broward ...

B-CU Symphonic Band in concert

Bethune-Cookman University will host its annual Spring Concert at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami. The Spring Concert is headlined by the Symphonic Band under the direction ...

Making entrepreneurial and culinary waves

No. His story is not about a Black kid from a single parent household in an impoverished inner city neighborhood who reaped riches as a professional athlete. The storyline is also quite different from the rags to riches story frequently ...

Walter Scott needed Feiden Santana, not activists

We all need to take a page from the book of Feiden Santana. The Dominican immigrant's self-less and courageous act of recording Walter Scott's demise is what our current society needs more of, not pundits or organized protest marches. Unlike ...

The Social Whirl

Congratulations to Da’Mario Jackson Smith, a senior at Monsignor Pace High School and Youth Sunday speaker on April 12 at The Historic St. Agnes’ Episcopal Church. Familiar scripture used to deliver a thoughtful and provoking message. “Let not your hearts ...

Chatter that Matters

It has been authorized by founder Dr. Enid C. Pinkney that the Historical Hampton House Trust declared the opening on Friday, April 10, at 2525 NW 27th Ave. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson The Honorable Dorothy “Dottie” ...

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