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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” ...

Liberty City students perform on live TV

Miami-Dade School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall of District 2 was proud to support dance and music students at Charles R. Drew K-8 Center in Liberty City, as they appeared on an NBC 6 telecast on April 6. Reporter Ari ...

Lifestyle Happenings

The Miami Northwestern Alumni Association will be meeting Saturday April 18, at 10am at Miami Northwestern. The meeting is open to all alumni classes. For more information call 305-755-2558. Inner City Children’s Touring Dance will have free Introductory Classical Ballet ...

Athletes inducted into UM Sports Hall of Fame

Olympic Champion Lauryn Williams, Super Bowl Champion Jonathan Vilma and Kym Hope, head women’s basketball coach at Johnson & Wales University, all joined a long and distinguished list of University of Miami athletic greats who were inducted into Sports Hall ...

NFL draft picks have promise

The NFL draft is coming up fast and once again the prized pick is expected to be a franchise changing quarterback. This year two names stand out at the top of the heap and the truth is they may be ...

Big sporting event in the Bahamas

Track and field teams from around the world are scheduled to compete in the IAFF World Relays on May 2-3 in Nassau, Bahamas. The international biennial track and field sporting event will be held at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium, ...

Stanton boosts Marlins’ chances

The $325 million dollar man, known as Giancarlo Stanton, is ready to lead the Miami Marlins into the next phase in their pursuit of greatness. The Marlins’ super slugger has accomplished a lot in his young career. However, this offseason ...

Chatter that Matters

Mary Ann Thomas, president, Ms. Baxter-Akman, Cora Johnson, Mary Dunn, club members, parents and young lady escorts all have been preparing for the Egelloc Civic and Social Club’s presentation of the 2015 Men of Tomorrow. The final rehearsal will be ...

The Social Whirl

The Miami Chapter of the Holidays Inc. will be hosting The National Holidays Inc. 45th Annual Concourse meeting in Miami at the Biscayne Bay Marriott September 3-6. The Holidays are a social bridge group. The Miami Chapter consists of 14 ...

Rebellions, work slowdowns and sabotage tools

Charles E. Cobb Jr., author and a former member of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, has a new book out called “This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed.” His book is about how nonviolent activists and their allies kept the civil rights ...

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.