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No Boos is Good Boos

It’s Friday night in Overtown. In the hallowed halls of historic Lyric Theatre, everyone is eagerly awaiting the next act. Enter Corenzo Matthews on the stage, wearing a short sleeve, turquoise-colored shirt and white pants. He’s lean and has a ...

'Hey that's my seat! Get your own!'

When spectators enter the historic halls of the Lyric Theater on Friday, they may take a second look at their ticket after noticing a name on their seat. It's all part of the Take a Seat sponsorship program, an ongoing ...

Net Loss

One look at Serena Williams hoisting the crystal Sony Trophy on Saturday to a worldwide television audience and you’ll find another young inspired Black tennis heading to an inner-city court to chase after similar dreams.

Haitian director accuses U.S. government of corruption

Filmmaker Raoul Peck discussed the politics of representation through visual media. In an intimate gathering of 25 students and faculty members at Florida International University (FIU), Peck sat at a news desk, in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication ...

Top Stories This Week

These are the stories creating the largest buzz in South Florida's Black communities.

And then there was darkness . . .

Pastor Mark Gardner left his church members out in the dark. Last Wednesday, he filed an injunction and locked the church’s doors to shut out longtime, outspoken members and board members who ousted the pastor outside under evening skies on ...

Residents demand transparency before voting deadline

“Speak the truth, and shame the Devil,” goes the popular Christian saying, and the policy makers of the City of Miami Gardens are following cue, telling residents, both Black and white, as much as they can when it comes to ...

David Beckham unveils new soccer stadium

The good news is that it’s big, lavish and the perfect fit for downtown’s stunning transformation into a world class metropolis. The bad news is that it may lure away the University of Miami Hurricanes football team from Sun Life ...

SEED plants outreach efforts in Black enclaves

By 7 p.m. at least 30 seats remained empty in the community room, where an open house for the new SEED School of Miami, the first and only boarding school in Miami Gardens. At least 20 people including parents, children ...

Opa-locka joins final push for health care enrollments

With five days to go, residents all over Miami are scrambling in a last minute rush to sign up for President Obama’s Affordable Healthcare Plan. The Opa-locka Community Development Corporations will hold a Health and Resource Fair on Saturday to ...

Key Clubhouse offers holistic mental health services

Twenty-five. That’s the amount of individuals it took daily to push the small Key Clubhouse, that included five 1,200 feet oblong tables designated for employment, orientations and other tasks, to its capacity. Once the Clubhouse expanded its membership, it needed ...

Pressure builds Miami Gardens makes stadium demands

Pressure is mounting in Miami Gardens over the proposed Sun Stadium deal as Mayor Gilbert issued strong demands to business and county leaders to help keep millions of dollars in revenue in his city. Gilbert is seeking to keep $1 ...

Deliver us from evil

An intense battle to remove a defiant pastor from Northside Church of God in Miami will intensify Wednesday evening when members and church leaders seeking to oust Mark Gardner, will vote to revoke his license from the organization amid numerous ...

Last ditch effort for healthcare enrollments

Dozens of agencies and churches in Liberty City, Overtown and Miami began their final push to sign up thousands of residents who have not enrolled in President Obama’s Affordable Healthcare plan before the deadline at the end of month. From ...

Miami Gardens schedules next bond meeting

Miami Gardens will hold a second town hall meeting for the proposed $60 million general obligation bond referendum on March 20th at 7 pm at the Pentecostal Tabernacle International Church located at 18415 NW 7th Avenue. Policy makers will hear ...