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Sportscaster discusses famous Black athletes at MDC

CBS sportscaster Jim Berry has met many Black athletes over the course of his 20-plus years of reporting. At a recent discussion held at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, he shared some stories with students on what he's learned from ...

It's goin' down for real

The time has finally come around. Like the rapper Flo Rida has said, "It's Goin Down For Real." No more disputes about gloves, steroids and all of that crap. We have finally got a fight. The boxing god's have heard ...

It's okay to be a little kinky

Starting from childhood, women with curly or kinky hair learn to harbor feelings of low self-esteem because of it – a new Dove global study says – but a Miami-based natural hair movement hopes to reinstate a woman’s love for ...

“The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl'

There is life after high school. And were you ever happy to learn that! You couldn’t imagine spending the rest of your days feeling like you did at 13 when hormone-driven teenagers roamed the halls with bad hair and mean ...

Sit-down with 'Selma' star

If you've been reading my columns thus far, you've noticed that I'm an avid pursuer of truth. Understanding is my drug of choice and I've just got to have it. It's why I'm inviting you back to "NiteCap Live" on ...

Chatter that Matters

The King of Clubs of greater Miami demonstrated served its true purpose recently when it helped the family of Jerry Miller bury their loved one. Dr. Astrid Mack, president emeritus of the King of Clubs, led the effort to put ...

The Social Whirl

"The members of Just Us gathered at the Rusty Pelican to celebrate their 45th anniversary with brunch on February 14. More than a club, Just Us is a group of diverse women who have remained friends for forty-five years. The ...

Lifestyle Happenings

BTW Alumni Association will meet tomorrow 6 p.m. in BTW High School cafeteria. Call 305-213-0188. 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 ...

Wish kid to be honored at basketball game Saturday

Barry University and Make-A-Wish Southern Florida will host a reveal party on Saturday for a local wish kid. The reveal party will be the opening event in a year-long effort by Barry’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Sports and Exercise ...

Smith beyond the court

We lost a great man recently with the passing of iconic University of North Carolina coach Dean Smith. He was a man who was much more than a basketball coach. Many folks do not have an idea of how much ...

Ankara Miami grows fashion show to a full week of ethnic pride

Evelyn Onyejuruwa has become a model for success. In just three years, her Ankara Fashion Show has become one of the hottest tickets in South Florida during Black History Month. With attendance and interest booming, the event has expanded this ...

Lifestyle Happenings

BTW and Northwestern Classes of 1963 will have an oldie - goldie Valentine’s dance at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Historical Elks Center. Call 305-613-5373 or 305-634-5657. Miami Northwestern Class of 1966 will have a Valentine’s dance at 8 p.m. ...

A little N'awlins jazzes up Miami

The spirit of Mardi Gras touched down last week in Miami with a series of activities at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. On Thursday, high school students enjoyed a sound check and lecture with the New Orleans ...

I’ve Been Thinking What About You?

About a week ago I attended the annual AT&T African American History Calendar event and, of course, at this event they unveiled the 2015 calendar. What made this great event even greater is that I was privileged enough to be ...

Chatter that Matters

While the county-owned Joseph Caleb building in Liberty City undergoes a $27.5 million renovation,Dr. Enid C. Pinkney’s Hampton House organization is settling into their new, but temporary home at The Martin Luther King Building, 2525 NW 62nd St. Also new ...