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Hey Jerk!

Chef Jimmie Jackson is on a sizzling winning streak. For years, Jackson, the owner of a food seasoning company, had to settle for second place finishes in cooking contests at major jerk festivals in the South. Now, Jackson sits on ...

EroticA novelist holds court

Take one bored housewife in a northeast suburb, add an overactive imagination and you get series of books about sex, sexuality and more sex. The housewife is Zane, whose real name is Kristina Laferne Roberts, and she will come to ...

I'm broke; can I be saved?

I started sweating as I watched the basket pass from hand to hand headed my way, meandering through the seemingly hypnotized parishioners. The pastor did his dance, his diamond-encrusted bracelet was as distracting as the old lady draped in all ...

Chatter That Matters

T. Willard Fair opened the 23rd Citizen Crime Watch, Miami-Dade Police Department Northside District by commending Annie Hicks Ross for more than 25 years of service with 14 groups as well as a reduction in crime. The celebration theme was ...

The Social Whirl

The 32nd Annual Unity Dinner and Gala sponsored by the Theodore R. Gibson Memorial Fund, Inc. was held on Sunday, October 20 at Jungle Island. Dinner guests were awed by the oratorical talents of Robert Carr and Skye Hervas-Jones. Carr ...

Lifestyle Happenings

The BTW alumni Class of 1962 will meet 4 p.m. Sat., Nov. 1 at African Heritage Cultural Arts Center to plan their 55th Reunion. Call 305-691-1333. NSPDK/Alpha Delta Chapter will host its 10th Annual Star Educators’ Awards Luncheon at Howard ...

Heat begin life after LeBron

With that guy, LeBron James, running back to Cleveland, the Miami Heat will rely on a new support system to help them contend for an NBA title. Of course no one is predicting that type of finish but with Chris ...

The Social Whirl

New FAMU President Dr. Elmira Mangum, notably chose Founders Day— October 3– the celebration of the creation of the university in 1887 _— for her Inauguration Day. Mangum is the first female leader in FAMU’s 127- year history and its ...

Chatter That Matters

More than 15,000 supporters of Bethune-Cookman left Miami-Dade County, Broward County, West Palm Beach County, and Duval County to meet in Daytona Beach for the annual B-CU homecoming game. Those who arrived on the scene soaked up the attractive decorations ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Miami Central’s Class of 1971 will have a planning meeting for their 43rd reunion on Oct. 25 at the Helen L. Miller Center in Opa-locka. Call 305-627-3457. Those interested in going on a trip to Key West for Fantasy Fest ...

Workshop wraps up Anti-Bullying Awareness Month

Imagine the torment of a young child bullied in a place where he should've felt safe. For Jonathan Spikes, host of an event called Affirming YOUth, this was reality. “I grew up in a home where I was called stupid ...

Making music in Miami

One room has a huge soundboard that has 120 knobs. The new recording booth can fit at least three people. It's time to make some music. Music executives from all over the country helped open the sleek, new Midtown Studios ...

Cyclists confront stigmas with ride through Black communities

Bikers ride by a Liberty City bus-stop in a blur. Young men on the block stare blankly at the scene. It’s not every day that outsiders decisively visit some of Miami's most notable Black neighborhoods. But on a recent Saturday ...

'Ebola, a trending topic?'

In this era of social media everyone has a voice, but what exactly are we saying? In the case of Ebola, a growing number of folks are choosing to say that this scourge ravaging West Africa and now threatening us ...

The Sports Brothers

It’s a crazy thought once you think of it but . . . the Dallas Cowboys may very well be the best team in the NFL. Yes they could be America's team again just like the good ole days when ...

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