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Bari Musawwir, Monster Jam are coming to Sunrise

Monster Jam is coming to South Florida and for everyone who loves to watch the massive trucks fly through the air, Christmas has come early. Fans all over the world have been entertained for decades by drivers who love motorsport ...

Miami Gardens holds first Imfest

Recently, Miami Gardens held a day full of activities that showcased the city’s melting pot of different cultures. “There is a conglomerate of Black people here in Miami Gardens. Even though we are 90 percent Black, we are still considered ...

Tregaye Fraser wins ‘Food Network Star’

There's no doubt that all three of the top “Food Network Star” finalists brought their everything to the months-long competition, but ultimately Tregaye Fraser, a chef and a mom of two, earned the coveted title of Food Network Star in ...

‘Nobody’ examines race and class issues in America

You were surprised, but not surprised. Hopeful that it might be different, but only barely. You know that these days, the idea of justice can be a slippery issue that’s sometimes based on all the wrong things, and in the ...

Local teen makes film on gun violence

Aaron Johnson is doing his part in trying to save the lives of youth. With all the senseless gun violence that has taken place, Aaron, 15, felt compelled to create a youth and gun violence documentary. His mission is to ...

DanceAfrica Miami is back

DanceAfrica is heading down from New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C. to debut in South Florida next Saturday, Aug. 6, thanks in part to a grant awarded to Delou Africa by the Knight Foundation. DanceAfrica was last hosted in Miami ...

Folklife Fridays’ 100th celebration at Lyric Theater

New Washington Heights CDC and The Black Archives present First Friday’s Summer Time Edition, celebrating the 100th Folklife Friday’s Festival.

FSU track star headed to Rio

When Meme Jean began running track as a child with the Pompano Xpress in South Florida, little did she know it would put her on a path to the Olympics. Jean is a current member of the Florida State University ...

FMU student-athlete honored

Florida Memorial University President Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis and the Board of Trustees presented Corion Knight with a plaque and two certificates for his major accomplishments during the 2015-2016 track and field season.

The Social Whirl

Legendary Head Coach George Williams, Booker T. Washington High School grad and a Miami native, was featured on the front page of The News & Observer sports section on Tuesday, July 26. The article is about Williams sending four athletes ...

The Social Whirl

“No one does it like a Bull!” Accordingly, the Class of 1966 at Northwestern certainly did it up at their recent 50 year reunion with the theme; “50 years and the Journey continues.” Reunion activities began on Sunday, July 10th ...

Parker creates new mural in Overtown

Standing at more than 6 feet tall, Addonis Parker may seem intimåidating to some, but the gentle artist's vivid paintings, murals and sculptures get everyone in the room talking.

Variety of acts at the Overtown music fest

The best seats in the “house” during The Overtown Music & Arts Festival were those at the New Arena Square Apartments — not the front-row seats. The tenants sat in the comforts of their apartment building gazing out their windows ...

‘Married to Medicine’ star gives peek into life, next season

Reality stars are known for their messy behaviors and their on-camera personas. One reality star who tries to transcend that and be a model for a good financial foundation is Lisa Nicole Cloud. Cloud is an entrepreneur and a reality ...

Welcome to Chengdu, China

Chengdu, China is a war between peaking temples and severe high-rises. There, modernization duels with a respect for history and nature in one of the oldest civilizations on the face of the globe. If you’re looking for a travel destination ...