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Worldcenter job fair draws 500 applicants

Worldcenter held its much-anticipated Job Fair at Historic St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Overtown. The July 7 event was the beginning stage of what is expected to result in up to 10,000 construction jobs and as many as 8,000 permanent ...

Confederate flag harkens to a dark past

More than 50 years after the 16th Street Baptist Church in Alabama Church was bombed, killing four little girls, America woke up the morning of June 18 to learn that some things never change.

Monestime condemns Dominican Republic for Haitian deportation

The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on June 30 unanimously adopted Chairman Jean Monestime’s legislation condemning the Dominican Republic’s impending deportation of large numbers of Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrant workers.

Lincoln cemetery is brought back to life

The historic Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Brownsville is getting a facelift through a clean-up effort led by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson. On Wednesday morning, Edmonson and a crowd of 30, including the clean-up crew and community members, gathered to ...

Opa-locka celebrates Independence Day

City of Opa-locka Commissioner Luis B. Santiago hosted the Annual Fourth of July, Independence Day Celebration, on Saturday, July 4. Sponsored by the mayor and commission, the day featured hometown hip-hop recording artist Brisco, D.J. Frogie and a convoy of ...

Honored at the end of his life

Just a few weeks ago, first lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen and their contribution to American history. Right here in Miami, on June 15, Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Eldridge F. Williams, 97, received a military bedside ...

Job fair Tuesday for Miami Worldcenter construction jobs

Miami Worldcenter will host a construction job fair in Overtown on Tuesday, July 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Historic St. Agnes Episcopal Church located at 1750 NW Third Ave., Miami. Miami Worldcenter is a private real ...

Jehovah's Witnesses 2015 summer conventions begin

A three-day seminar June 19-21 discussed, by means of videos, interviews and re-enactments, how the Bible and the example and teachings of Jesus give parents and children the tools to build stronger and more united families. The program opened each ...

Charleston church filled with signs of good and evil

CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- Tributes pour into Mother Emanuel, the site of where alleged mass murderer Dylann Storm Roof shot and killed nine people as they studied the Bible together. Church officials said they already had received more than a ...

Rally for Charleston

Several community groups and activists gathered to remember the nine people who were shot and killed by 21-year-old Dylann Roof at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. The rally and vigil, entitled "From Charleston to Ft. Lauderdale: ...

Celebrating the fourth of July

Fourth of July falls on a Saturday this year, so you have Sunday to recuperate from the holiday grilling and partying. Looking for somewhere to go to watch the fireworks? Check out these recommendations: Discover the Native American way of ...

Miami Children's Initiative hosts food Co-Op

Liberty City resident, Izegebe Onyango was used to shopping through Co-Ops. So when she couldn't find one, she asked Miami Children’s Initiative CEO Cecilia Gutierrez-Abety where were the food Co-Ops in the area. “One thing we did in Baltimore often ...

Community leaders honored by Black Affairs Advisory Board

The Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Heritage Planning Committee honored deserving students and hard-working community leaders at their 15th annual Pillar Awards reception on June 20. The Saturday afternoon brunch drew in more than 100 attendees, who gathered to honor the ...

Drugs in the Grove, says activist: ‘We need action now’

Coconut Grove resident Johnny Walker has a knack for telling it like it is. Though many may disagree with his “in your face” approach, he is one of the few who are vocal about the problems of the community of ...

FDOT hears complaints of Seventh Avenue businesses

Florida State Rep. Cynthia Stafford, Florida Department of Transportation Region 6 Secretary Gus Pego and a bevy of FDOT staffers addressed the concerns of District 109 residents in a town hall meeting, especially those adversely impacted by the construction along ...