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Miami Blacks come out for the art fund

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) announced the acquisition of three new works by African American artists Terry Adkins, Ed Clark and Leslie Hewitt at the Second Annual Reception for the PAMM Fund for African American Art. The reception was held ...

Northwestern girls break GMAC track record

Miami Northwestern High School senior La’Kayla Harris broke a GMAC championship meet record, leading the girls’ track team to a seventh consecutive county team title at the GMAC Track and Field Championships at Southridge Park on March 17.

Lyric Live returns

Get ready, amateurs. A second season of Lyric Live is coming to the Historic Lyric Theater starting at 8 p.m. Friday, April 3. The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida will present the amateur talent show, hosted ...

Bigots know that Black tragedy is accepted

I wonder if George Zimmerman thinks Marlon Easton's murder was God's plan too. He already got away with murdering Trayvon Martin so that's not a far stretch for Zimmerman who was quoted as saying: “I believe God has his plans, ...

The Social Whirl

I am very grateful for so many people who have touched my life on the journey. Unforgettable! There are so many of you that have been just that and I cherish the memories and the times. You see, our connections ...

Chatter that Matters

Congratulations go out to the Dade Heritage Trust for presenting the community with its 17th Annual Luncheon event renamed for the late Leome S. Culmer, whose ingenious ideas created an exciting historical skit entitled Voices From The Grave. The voices ...

A night at the museum

Art lovers will get a chance to see the new works acquired through the PAMM Fund for African American Art this Wednesday at the museum. The Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is hosting the second annual reception to show off ...

Another great year at 2015 Jazz in the Gardens

So another Jazz in the Gardens event is in the books. The pride of Miami Gardens held annually at Sun Life Stadium celebrated its 10th anniversary and a record number of concert goers attended. As a matter of fact, Saturday's ...

“Stealing the Game” in the words of a great player

Oh, how you hate to lose! You hate it so much, in fact, that it’s not really an option: you’ll do anything and work hardest to make sure that you’re not finishing last. It’s all or nothing for you, and ...

A dope boy's dream

As legend goes, Miami was built on dope money. Immortalized by filmmaker Billy Corben’s cult classic “Cocaine Boys,” the excess of these drug runners infused life into Miami’s stagnant economy, according to the film’s narrative. However, judging by the scarred ...

The Social Whirl

And where has this month gone? Hope you‘ve been inspired during this Women‘s History Month and each day hope that you enjoy the music of your spirit on the journey, share more of your stories „ around the table“, seize ...

Chatter that Matters

One of the great meetings of the Hampton House Trust was held last Tuesday with Dorothy “Dottie” Johnson in her seat as chairperson. Others present were Dr. Enid C. Pinkney, founder; Edwin T. Demeritee, treasurer; Isabella Rosete, secretary; Hugo Velasquez, ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Inner City Children’s Touring Dance will have free Introductory Classical Ballet Workshops for girls ages 6-8 and 9-12 on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Call 305-758-1577 or visit www.childrendance.net. Sisters Empowerment Circle nvites ladies 45 and over with an interest in ...

Falcon player gives back to community

Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, Miami-Dade School Board Member for District 2, recently organized a meeting with Brownsville Middle School students, administrators and Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman.

FMU track stars shine at the Hurricane Invitational meet

The Florida Memorial University track and field team had a strong showing at the Hurricane Invitational at Cobb Stadium on the campus of University of Miami in Coral Gables March 21. Brittany Starling ran an impressive performance in the 100-meter ...