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Serena Williams: French Open Champion?

Tennis superstar and South Florida resident Serena Williams started her campaign Tuesday, May 24 in Paris at the French Open. The defending Rolland Garros Champion is not only in search of her fourth French Title (2002, 2013, 2015) but she ...

R. Kelly: The King of R&B?

R&B music reigned supreme during the 1990s and many children under the age of 25 have that music to thank for helping mom and dad “set the mood.” Among groups like Jodeci and Silk and the sultry stylings of Babyface, ...

From Firefighter to ‘Masterchef’

As a paramedic, Emanuel Washington Jr. saves lives. He also loves dramatic arts. But in the kitchen, as Chef Manny FD, he finds his nirvana. A firefighter and chef with the Orlando Fire Department, Washington will compete during the season ...

GablesStage presents “The Royale”

Only 100 years ago, African-Americans were still legally segregated in schools, churches, libraries and all other public places in a time notoriously called the “Jim Crow Era.” But one boxer would change history by becoming the first Black man to ...

Jerk festival heats up West Palm Beach on May 30

A staple for things to do on Memorial Day weekend in South Florida is The Palm Beach Jerk Festival. Several vendors from across South Florida travel to West Palm Beach to serve great Jamaican cuisine to thousands of attendees. Not ...

Destination Miami for the Memorial Day weekend

I hope you have your coins together because summer is swiftly approaching and all eyes turn south to Miami as the place to be for Memorial Day weekend. The holiday during which we remember those brave men and women who ...

Graduates of Urgent Inc. programs learn life skills

Urgent Inc., in collaboration with Delou’s Africa Dance Ensemble & Delou’s Youth Arts initiative, hosted a community celebration and recognition ceremony Saturday for the graduating class of the Rites of Passage and F.A.C.E. (Film, Arts, Coding, and Entrepreneurship) programs.

The Social Whirl

Tis the season for commencements activities, scholarship announcements, class reunions, academic days and just so much good news. And it continues to be a forever season in supporting HBCU’s. Let’s blend some of them this week.

Chatter That Matters

In this week’s edition of Chatter, we begin with Publix Super Market Charities’ 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County, presented by Erica Stowers of Florida Luxurious Properties. The event was held at the Signature Grand in Davie, FL. The 100 ...

Red Hat Day party draws hundreds of supporters

Red Hat Day 2016, organized by the South Florida Red Hat Nubian Queens Council, was celebrated with more than 300 people in attendance in Fort Lauderdale. The Airport Embassy Suites Hotel opened its doors to a sea of red hats. ...

‘Trombone Shorty’ a tale of a musician

“Just wait til you’re older!” Oh, how you hate hearing that! Wait til you’re grown. You need to get bigger. You can’t do that now, you’re too little. But why not? Why can’t you start dreaming of someday right now, ...

Preparing young men for the future one dress suit at a time

Seniors from various high schools were recently presented with suits and dress shirts courtesy of United Teachers of Dade (UTD), My Life My Power and Men’s Wearhouse.

Lifestyle Happenings

The Miami Carol City Class of 1969 meets every second Saturday at Piccadilly’s restaurant on Hollywood Blvd. Call 786-419-3166. Inner City Children’s Touring Dance will have free Introductory Classical Ballet Workshops for girls ages 6-8 and 9-12 on Monday and ...

Back in the saddle again

Coach Tim “Ice” Harris Sr. is right at home and back in the saddle again. Saturday, May 21, marked the first full scrimmage since Harris returned to Booker T. Washington High School as the varsity football head coach. The Tornadoes ...

Panthers claim eight medals at event

Seven members of the Florida International University track and field team claimed eight medals and set four school records during this year's Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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