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Stories of positive Black men in the ‘hood’

A recent study just released by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that contrary to longstanding stereotypes about Black fatherhood, those who live with their children are just as involved as other dads who live with their kids – ...

Black boys learn the real message of Mandela

What makes for a legend? That is the question that is addressed in the recently-released biopic, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.” While the filmmakers wanted to show the more personal side of Nelson Mandela, they also faced the arduous task ...

Lifestyle Happenings

The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center will host its 30th annual Winter Arts Workshop from Dec. 23 to Jan 3, 2014 (excluding Christmas and New Year’s Day). The workshop features dance, drama, visual arts, vocal and instrumental music. Call 305-638-6771. ...

Fort Lauderdale’s “top dawg” in the world of spoken word

Jerris Evans, a proud Ft. Lauderdale native, was recently reminded by his third grade teacher, Mrs. Maltimore at Nova Middle, that he has always had a penchant for reciting poetry and being the center of attraction. Since those formative years, ...

Famed muralist premiers film about the power of art

“I want to treat ‘Art of Life’ like an organic piece of public art — we capture everyday normal life and incorporate it into our film,” says Kyle Holbrook, who recently made his debut as a film director after establishing ...

Black Male Revisited to make its world premier in South FL

When conversation moves to the Black male body, the dialogue rarely evokes positive images worthy of celebration. Instead, what we more often find throughout society, particularly in the U.S., are views that criminalize, demonize and sexualize the Black male body. ...

Blacks represent with pride under The Fusion MIA banner

Black artists from across the Diaspora are finally getting their just due as part of the now internationally acclaimed event known as Art Basel. And as Miami continues to make its name in the global art world, one of the ...

Alpha Phi Alpha marks 107th Founder’s Day

At the beginning of the 20th century, the few Black students that had been admitted to universities in the U.S. were often excluded from associations enjoyed by the mostly-white student populations in the form of fraternal organizations.

Lifestyle Happenings

Right Away Car Care and Mobile will be giving FREE car washes with your donation of a new unwrapped toy Sat., Dec. 7 at 2601 NW 95 Street. The event is in preparation for our Toy Pick-Up Dec. 21. Toys ...

Miami Broward 2013 Carnival

Beauty was everywhere during last weekend’s annual Miami Broward 2013 Carnival. These local gems look like they just belong shimmering in the sunshine.

Chatter That Matters

In mid-July, Carolyn Frazier, Minnie Cox Moore, Marilyn D. Randall and Juanita Matthews took a 12-night Scandinavia and Russian cruise along the Baltic Sea. The group flew from Atlanta to Amsterdam, where they boarded the Celebrity Constellation.

Lifestyle Happenings

Booker T. Washington Alumni Association Inc. will meet Wed., Oct. 16 in the cafeteria of BTW at 6 p.m.

AAPACT takes on the work of the iconic August Wilson

August Wilson, the late, prolific Black playwright who snagged not one — but two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama — was a writer dedicated to perfecting his craft for the theater. As an interracial child of a family of six children ...

Three women who changed the world

When the music starts, your feet do, too. Oh, how you love to dance — and if singing is involved, that’s even better. You sing in church, in the choir. If someone mentions it, you dance for the family. It’s ...

Chatter That Matters: October 9, 2013

Miamians were saddened to hear of the recent death of A. Janie Henderson Reeves, the mother of The Miami Times’s publisher, Rachel J. Reeves. The funeral was held last Thursday. Deepest sympathy to Rachel in her great loss and her ...