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Junkanoo street festival for Saturday canceled

All outdoor activities associated with the Miami Bahamas Junkanoo Festival 2015, including the street festival, has been postponed. In celebration of the 42nd anniversary of the islands of The Bahamas, the Bahamas Consulate General Miami, its Ministry of Tourism and ...

Serena Williams is greatness

The amount of racism that Serena Williams has and continues to face is disgraceful. It is mind boggling when the mainstream media tries to put down maybe the greatest female athlete that we have ever seen. Instead of focusing on ...

FMU names new men’s head basketball coach

Florida Memorial University has named Artis Maddox its new men’s head basketball coach and assistant athletic director. Maddox will work with the athletic director to develop and maintain a system to identify potential recruits and adhere to National Association of ...

Miami Central gets ready for exciting fall football season

After returning from the state championship last season, Miami Central High School’s football team is looking to repeat the same goal for this coming season. The offseason has been key for the development of many the of players and coaches ...

Lifestyle Happening

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 or visit www.childrendance.net. Miami Northwestern Class of 1995 is celebrating its 20th year reunion July ...

Liberty City kids receive free school supplies

More than 250 children from Liberty City received free school supplies, uniforms and shoes at an event in Key Biscayne on July 11. In an effort to support its sister city, the Village of Key Biscayne brought the children to ...

Chatter that Matters

Sharing with my readers recent correspondence concerning the Historic Hampton House Trust. Dr. Enid Pinkney Dear Ron and Consultants: Thanks for the stimulating retreat. It pointed out several things we need to work on. I like how you press us ...

The Social Whirl

Readers want to read articles that inform, inspire, entertain and enlighten. In the past months since writing this article, that has been my aim as a writer. A pasttime that has always been a passion for me. Wanting to share ...

Common shines, T.I. tanks at Sumfest 2015

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Reggae Sumfest 2015, held at Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in tourist haven Mo’Bay, featured six days of excitement and “bashment,” from July 12-18. From beach parties to international artists to classic reggae artists to modern-day dance ...

Don't let Cosby's demise kill our spirit of good will

Like many who've been watching Bill Cosby's life unravel amid more rape allegations, I'm utterly frustrated. The cause of my angst isn't Cosby himself as many would think. I consider Cosby to be a flawed human being, a very successful ...

Music, art comes to overtown

More than 5,000 people came to the corner of Northwest Third Avenue and 11th Street last summer to enjoy live R&B music at the Overtown Music and Arts Festival. Headliner Market Group, in conjunction with the Southeast Overtown Park West ...

Miami Bahamas Junkanoo parade and street festival commence July 25

For more than a month now the islands of the Bahamas have been celebrating their 42nd Independence in South Florida with Junkanoo-themed events, church services and family-fun days. As part of the festivities, the Grand Bahama Youth Chorale entertained a ...

Man behind the music

Ted Lucas is a name that may not click in most people’s heads.But he is behind a lot of names who do click like musical artist Rick Ross, Trina and Trick Daddy. Lucas is the CEO of Slip N Slide ...

Trayvon, a washtub and a soaring eagle

An artistic depiction of the socio-economic history of life in America now adorns the wall of OneUnited Bank in a creatively poignant mural that was unveiled Saturday. The 10 feet by 55 feet mural, titled “Thunder and Enlightening,” is a ...

Taste of the Nation feeds the children

Now in its 27th year, the region’s culinary benefit dedicated to ending childhood hunger, will showcase more than 40 restaurants from both Dade and Broward counties, top chefs, sommeliers, mixologists and brewers. Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation South ...