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Al Golden must fix this mess

After another humiliating defeat in which the Miami Hurricanes defense surrendered over 300 yards on the ground to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Al Golden stood defiantly and quite adamantly that his defensive scheme is not the problem. Al Golden ...

The Social Whirl

The first weekend in October brought the feel of fall along with a whirlwind of activities both social and inspirational. When Florida Memorial University held their President’s Inaugural Scholarship Gala on Saturday, Oct. 4, they were supported by hundreds in ...

Chatter That Matters

Recently, an email went out to the Hampton House Board updating the importance of surveying the Hampton House Building. President Commissioner Dorothy “Dottie” Johnson zeroed in on the answer to who is the owner of the building. According to her ...

Lil Boosie loves Blacks enough

Does Lil Boosie hate Black people? It's the question now raging across #BlackTwitter, ignited by my recent conversation with the Louisiana rap legend whose recent return from prison fueled national headlines. His impassioned rhymes of redemption from street life have ...

Spirit of Togetherness told in a divided world

The uplifting voices of the African continent tell harrowing stories of human suffering and spirituality during the Apartheid era in South Africa, where Blacks lived in harsh and segregated conditions under white rule. Then there is the fury of the ...

Caribbean Americans honored for service

Tyrone Browne calls himself a “hillsider,” a word used to refer to a region in his former hometown of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. He is a long way from the hillside, serving as Airport City Project Manager and Architect ...

'I like big butts . . . not really'

I like curves as much as any man, so much so my indulgence left me always yearning to be once again fulfilled. As I've matured I've found a woman's mind to be more endearing than her physical assets, her feeding ...

Miami broward Carnival

The Caribbean culture in South Florida will be on full display when the Miami Broward Carnival celebrates its 30th anniversary with celebrations in two counties, culminating with a grand festival at the Miami-Dade County Youth Expo Center on Oct.12. In ...

South Florida photographer, educator debut works

Local Fine Arts photographer David I. Muir and professor Dr. Susan Lycett “Dr. Sue” Davis premiered their books in New York last week. Muir’s “Pieces Of Jamaica: Real Rock Edition” coffee table book and Lycett’s “Dr. Sue and You: Ode ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Florene Nichols Inner City Dance Company will hold three free introductory classical ballet technique workshops for Girls Ages 6-14 at Hadley Park. Classes will be held 5:30 - 7 p.m. October 1. Pre-registration required. Call 305-758-1577. childrendance@yahoo.com.

Community Fest celebrates Haitian culture

It’s the perfect place for a big party. A colorful mural of Haitian culture serves as a dramatic backdrop to an outdoor stage where artists and musicians can entertain spectators as they mingle in a grand courtyard surrounded by palm ...

The Sports Brothers

I’m not sure how one goes about firing one of their most loyal and best friends, but Al Golden better figure it out faster than Mark D’Onofrio can figure out that Nebraska is going to keep running the ball. It ...

Chatter That Matters

We proudly announce that the 2014-15 Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund have awarded $442,000 in scholarships to 11 applicants. The 17-year partnership has allowed 399 master’s and doctoral business tuition awards to be granted to Blacks in South ...

HBCUX Classic Bahamaian Style

Only in the Bahamas can you find a college football game with a splash of carnival. Blue skies, beautiful beaches and the crystal clear waters of Nassau provided a picturesque backdrop for the inaugural HBCUX Classic last Saturday between the ...

Lifestyle Happenings

BTW Alumni Association Inc. will meet 6 p.m. Thu. Sept. 18 at the BTW High School Cafeteria. Call 305-213-0188. Booker T. Washington’s Class of 1965 Inc. will meet 3:30 p.m. Sat. Sept. 20 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. ...