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TD Bank supports Special Olympics athletes

TD Bank is working to raise more than $1 million for Special Olympics chapters across its Maine-to-Florida footprint. Along with TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation and TD Auto Finance, the company will support Special Olympics through the bank's eighth annual fundraising ...

Mayor Oliver Gilbert latest guest on NiteCap

Join in an introspective discussion about the future of Miami Gardens with the city’s mayor, Oliver Gilbert III, and award-winning author and journalist Peter Bailey, during a taping of his very popular NiteCap conversations series. The live-show taping will be ...

Colors of the Caribbean returns to Hollywood

Don’t worry about what to do on the Saturday of Father’s Day weekend. Take dad and the rest of the family to the fifth annual Colors of the Caribbean festival on June 18. Held on the Saturday of Father’s Day ...

Carib Style Week fuses fashion, food and music

Immediately following Colors of the Caribbean festival is the annual Westfield Carib Style Week, June 19-26. The weeklong series of events will showcase Caribbean style, creativity, fashion and food offerings. “As one of the most diverse multi-ethnic urban areas in ...

Councilwoman kicks off Miami Gardens' wine and food season

Summer marks the start of the food and wine season in Miami Gardens and once again Councilwoman Lisa Davis is bringing star power to kick it off. To launch the second annual Miami Gardens Wine and Food Experience on Tuesday, ...

Certified Platinum: Black music artists easily achieve

There are times where you have an artist who can bridge great, meaningful music and hit singles to make successful magic. Those artists who found that magic go on to become global superstars. Artists like Mariah Carey and Rihanna have ...

Film screenings during American Black Film Festival

Giving back to the community provides the perfect context for the finale of the 20th anniversary celebration of the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in Miami Beach and the Miami area, June 15-19. As part of Miami Film Month, the ...

Beautiful Dreamers

At first glance, it looked much like any other high school graduation. Packed with proud students and even prouder parents and caregivers, the conference space at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus buzzed with laughter and excitement as red, white and ...

Smith studied without home, electricity

At graduation, students wear the cap and gown in honor of their academic achievements, whether it is their commitment to education; their performance in class; their test scores; or even their class attendance. But seldom does the cap and gown ...

Hatcher publishes book for broke business wannabes

Co-founder of Code Fever and Black Tech Week Felecia Hatcher has launched her latest book, “Start Your Business on a Ramen Noodle Budget: 12 Lessons to Becoming a Young Entrepreneur When You are Broke.” Released June 14, it is published ...

Edison High athletes receive scholarships

On June 9, a signing ceremony was held for eight outstanding soccer players who received scholarships based on their academic achievements and athletic talent. The athletes are from Miami Edison High School. They are members of the Little Haiti FC ...

Family seeks U.S. stamp to honor basketball legend

Some men live, and some men live to make history. Earl Lloyd made history. Born April 3, 1928 in Alexandra, Virginia, Earl Lloyd, a ninth round selection out of West Virginia State College, was drafted by the Washington Capitols in ...

Barry University men's soccer assistant coach resigns

Barry University assistant men's soccer coach Henry Apaloo is leaving the program to take a similar position at NCAA Division I Florida Gulf Coast University.

Minority builders host second annual golf tourney

The second annual E. Pat Larkins Golf Classic was held at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club on Friday, where nearly 130 golfers came to participate in the event benefiting the Minority Builders Coalition Inc (MBC). This year’s Honorary Chair, Miramar ...

VH1 Hip Hop Honors Returns to honor Female Rappers

After six years away, VH1 Hip Hop Honors is set to return. The live event will celebrate all-female trailblazers and pioneers who have made their mark in the male-dominated genre. So far, two legends have been announced as this years ...