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Black Music Month

Back in 1979, President Jimmy Carter said the month of June would be observed as Black Music Month. Since then, every president who succeeded him announced America's need to celebrate African-American contribution to music. In honor of Black Music Month, ...

The Social Whirl

High school commencements began last week and to all of the 2015 high school graduates in our community I share these words to inspire, uplift and encourage each of you. They were penned by Dr. Seuss, William Shakespeare and Minor ...

Chatter that Matters

The wheel is turning so fast with rejuvenation of the Historic Hampton House Trust until membership is having a time keeping up with its speed. Just last Monday, the Hampton House demonstrated its love for the people that put out ...

Party be-Cause you should support the cause

In celebration on the season closing of its Black Freedom exhibit and the birthdays of artist Jerome Soimaud, Nicole “DJ Lady Terra” Letren and gallery patron Marlon Hill, Yeelen Gallery hosted an all-inclusive benefit party on Saturday, May 30 at ...

Urban Beach Weekend fun, safe

Urban Beach Weekend wrapped up Monday in South Florida and early reports show that the some may have stayed away. “The crowd was much smaller than in some past years but still significantly large. I spent Sunday evening on the ...

Experience South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, Africa — Imagine the breathtaking scenic view overlooking an entire city up top one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World or the cultural vibe you experience in a country of 11 official languages. From personal stories, as ...

The Social Whirl

It was the late Clara Brown Knight who introduced the idea of St. Agne’s Chapter of Episcopal Church Women to initiate Feminine Emphasis Day in the parish. Clara was a lifelong member of the parish and the daughter of Harold ...

Freedom Riders stage shows struggle

All Aboard! "The Story Of The Freedom Riders" is returning to a South Florida stage and the youngest, original Freedom Rider is traveling to Miami for the first time to experience this captivating performance. Charles Person is the youngest member ...

Teenear hangs in Overtown

Music and positivity filled the Overtown Youth Center when Miami native and emerging pop artist Teenear launched her tour to share her debut single “Friday Night,” featuring Sage the Gemini. Teenear also spent time with a music class at the ...

Chatter that Matters

It was early Friday, May 8, when Dr. Enid C. Pinkney turned on her radio WMBM and listened to Bishop Victor T. Curry indicate how lovely was the morning in the sky and how happy he felt for a cloudless ...

Lifestyle Happenings

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 Senior High School, Alumni Picture Day will be May 23rd ...

Free music in the park

The audience will find George Tandy Jr. to be much more than an energetic entertainer when he headlines the Music in the Park Jazz and Blues Concert at the Betty T. Ferguson Complex Amphitheater on May 8. Tandy got some ...

Choreographer Johnson teaches youth dancers

Aspiring dancers in Miami Gardens recently received some dance lessons from choreographer Brandon Johnson of Attack Dance Crew. The dance instructor, who in 2011 made it to the semifinals with eight of his friends on the sixth season of "America's ...

The Social Whirl

A wonderful quote says that “No one is busy in this world. It’s all about priorities.” so on the journey we really should take the time to: have coffee with a friend, read, smell the flowers, surprise someone with a ...

Students helping students

A partnership between Broward College and the Broward County School Board aims to narrow the achievement gap among minority males by pairing high school students with college mentors. The program kicked off in December with students from Deerfield Beach and ...