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Let’s Talk Miami Gardens will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. May 3 at Betty T. Ferguson Park. Registration is from 9-9:45 a.m. Pre-registration is required and the event is free and open to the public. Register online at www.letstalkmia.eventbrite.com.

Sports Brothers: Racist remarks mar playoffs

Shocking. Unbelievable. Jaw dropping. These words could be used to describe the first round of action of the NBA playoffs, where we've seen game-winning shots, seven overtimes, comebacks and flat out meltdowns. It really has been a roller coaster ride.

Fun pools, swim lessons to help reduce drownings

Who can forget Aug. 3, 2010? That day, the family of Dekendrix Warner was having a picnic at a park in Shreveport, La. The 15-year-old was playing in the Red River when he slipped onto a thick clay surface before ...

Overtown's Historic Lyric Theater hosts ‘Living Legends’

FAMU’s world-renowned Strikers Dance Troupe will join the Mahogany Dance Theater to celebrate the “Living Legends, 25 Years in Dance” on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the historic Lyric Theatre, 819 NW 2nd Avenue in Overtown.

Chatter That Matters

Congratulations go out to Roberta Daniels, president, Booker T. Washington Alumni Association for the ninth year of honoring outstanding alumni under the umbrella of “The Living Legends Awards,” last Saturday at the Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel before over 300 people. ...

Lifestyle Happenings

The New Beginning Enrichment Center is hosting Y.E.S. Conference 2014 B R.E.A.L: Ready, Empowered, Authentic, Ladies April 24-26 at 7:30 p.m. The conference will begin 10 a.m. on April 27. All events are free. Call 305-681-0119. Attachable Inc. promotes unity ...

The Sports Brothers

I want to be particularly careful how to word this column when referring to professional athletes. When we everyday citizens with regular 9 to 5 jobs run afoul of the law, rarely do we see a recap of the events ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Booker T. Washington Alumni Association, Inc. will have a photo session and meeting 5 p.m. Thu. April 17 at the BTW courtyard and cafeteria. Call 305-213-0188.

FAMU appoints new athletic director

College and pro-football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow was named Florida A&M University's (FAMU) new athletic director in an announcement by President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D on April 9. Winslow will start his new role May 15.

Sports Brothers: The NBA playoffs are upon us

Well, here we are once again. The NBA playoffs are upon us this weekend as your Miami Heat go after not one, not two, but three championships in a row. South Florida's favorite team is also seeking a fourth consecutive ...

Artist's exhibit 'Fantastic Journey' makes its way to South Florida

It’s called ‘Suspended play time.’ Dozens of paper balls covered with recycled plastic are tied to rope as they hang at various levels above the floor. Captivating, the artistic display represents the aesthetic talents of Kenya native Wangechi Mutu, who ...

Stylish new senior facility with pool opening at Arcola Lakes Park

A swank, new recreation facility in the West Little River neighborhood is turning heads among senior residents as park officials are set to unveil their latest addition to the sprawling Arcola Lakes Park.

Agent MX-401: A fierce, sassy secret agent under the guise of Goldilocks

If there’s one thing you’ve learned in life, it’s that the Boy Scouts were right: Always be prepared. Look ahead and get ready for what’s next. Don’t leave your guard down. Cover all bases and expect the unexpected. Still, as ...

Jazz spurs teen's musical career

It's rare that a young girl born in this generation would enjoy jazz music more than pop music, but that's the case when it comes to 18 year old Ft. Lauderdale native Carla Robinson.

Chatter That Matters

The Sigma Alpha Chapter’s Anniversary Journal demonstrates the most comprehensive, historical and retentive eras of snapshots of the community recorded. The men responsible for such an endeavor are: Bro. Anthony E. Simons III, Chairman, Bro Astrid Mack, Co-Chairman, Aldin L. ...