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Events for a fabulous Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July on a Friday this year, fireworks will spark a weekend of celebrations and picnics for thousands in South Florida who will celebrate America’s 238th birthday. Residents all over will host back yard barbecues before bringing ...

The Real Senior Prom

When you think senior prom this isn’t exactly what comes to mind. On Saturday, June 28 at the Brownsville Transit Village [5255 NW 29 Ave] seniors stepped out in their Sundays best to relive a moment from their pasts – ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Booker T. Washington’s Class of 1965 will have throwback night 8 p.m. July 11 at the Shantel Lounge. Call 305-213-0188. Booker T. Washington’s Class of 1965 Inc. will meet 3:30 p.m. Sat. July 19 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts ...

Heat rebuilding is under way

It has been a whirlwind of an off season so far for the Miami Heat and we are just getting started. If you wanted even further confirmation that the Heatles will be back new and improved, just look at the ...

Newest addition to CBS4 more than an anchor

This isn’t Kansas (City) anymore and Irika Sargent knows it. Back in May, Sargent happily joined CBS4 Miami as their newest anchor. She is hoping to transition with ease as she has an extensive background to guide her.

Chatter That Matters

Icon Wilfred James (George) McKenzie, 89, retired surgical tech at the Miami Veteran’s Administrative Hospital, died June 3. His memorial service was held last Thursday at Range Funeral Home where his daughter, Lynette McKenzie, greeted those in attendance, such as ...

Lifestyle Happenings

The Scandalous Divas presents: The one year anniversary of Scandalous Sundays 7 p.m. Sun. June 29 at the Miramar Cultural Center. Call 954-400-8948. North Shore Medical Center presents a lecture on emergency preparedness June 25 at 5:30 p.m. Call 1-800-984-3434. ...

Sports Brothers

Pat Riley came off like a G in his state of the Heat press conference last week. Most observers were impressed by Riley’s no nonsense approach to his team and his direct challenge to his superstars. Riley went right at ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Pillars of Strength No. 2 Masonic Lodge will host its 4th annual Father’s Day party boat fishing trip on June 14. Call 305-254-6610. The South Florida Alumni Chapter of North Carolina Central University will host Region III Conference and 8th ...

Chatter That Matters

Henry Mingo, a retired Omega Psi Phi Brother, stood on the platform last week to announce his niece wrote to him and informed him of her acceptance to all universities that she applied to such as Yale University, Brown, Princeton, ...

Footprints across Haiti

In 2010 images of Haiti projected the plight of the small island nation into the hearts of many after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook the country’s already weak foundation to bits. Fast forward several years to today and conversations about ...

Heat fall to Spurs, fans drop like flies

Can the Heat make a comeback in the NBA Finals after the Spurs took the victory in Game 4?

'Colors of the Caribbean' offers island flavor, education

The taste of the Caribbean Islands will come to South Florida this weekend with the third annual Colors of the Caribbean Festival, a free event hosted by the Caribbean American Heritage Foundation Inc. (CAHFI). The event, which will be held ...

The final chapter

After 63 years of gracing the coffee tables of American homes and barber shops, the iconic JET magazine bid farewell to millions of Black readers with its last issue that hit the stands last Monday.

Chatter That Matters

The wedding ceremony for Antonio A. Holley and Delores Green was held at Newport Beach Side Hotel & Resort, Sunday, May 25 on a makeshift arc decorated with sea items on the sand of Sunny Isles, while Jeffrey Townsley serenaded ...