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Dr. Steve Gallon III At today's regular monthly meeting of the Miami-Dade School Board, District 1 School Board Member Dr. Steve Gallon III will advance agenda item H-18, authorizing Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho to urge Pres. Donald Trump and... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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Mobile boutique bus caters to girls who would otherwise be unable to participate in life-changing empowerment programs FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Taylor’s Closet, a nonprofit organization with a mission to empower teenage girls in need is pleased to announce that... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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Working from the text of James Baldwin's unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a stunning meditation on what it means to be Black in America. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Visit to Florida to Promote School Choice: “I am very concerned about the direction in which President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos want... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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BALTIMORE, MD — The NAACP today released the following statement regarding the most recent Muslim Ban executive order from President Trump. The new executive order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority countries is just the latest in a series of actions... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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On December 10, 2016 in a defensive battle between the No. 6 ranked Miami Carol City Chiefs and No. 5 ranked Lakeland Lake Gibson Braves at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, the chiefs prevailed in a 14-6 victory to capture... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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Dr. Steve Gallon III Miami-Dade County School Board Member Dr. Steve Gallon III will present an agenda item and resolution at the Board’s upcoming monthly meeting recognizing several current and former students who were involved in the critically-acclaimed film, ‘Moonlight’... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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National NAACP Leadership, Charter and Public School Advocates to Discuss Impact of Charters on Underfunded School Districts ORLANDO, FL – A new NAACP task force studying education quality will hold its third of at least seven national hearings on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
NORTH MIAMI, FL - January 24, 2017 – The city of North Miami is excited to announce their calendar of events for Black History Month 2017. The historic month kicks off on Friday, February 3, 2017, with Dr. Cornel West.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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The Dade County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, and partners, Miami-Dade College, The 100 Black Men of South Florida, and the Miami-Dade League of Women Voters, invite everyone in Miami-Dade County, to their annual Pre-Legislative Meeting, on January 31,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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AHYT! is a drama apprenticeship program at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center for youth, ages 11-19, who are serious about learning the craft of theater. Students will participate in two main-stage performances, attend cultural excursions, and participate in community... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released the following statement on why she is not attending President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration ceremony: Much has been made about Democratic lawmakers sitting out President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration ceremony. I struggled... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Blogging Black Miami
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Early voting for the November 2016 General Election has begun in Miami-Dade County. Please get out and vote today. This election, like others in previous years, is important. While the presidential race is garnering most of the news coverage but... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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Newly Crowned Queens shine after pageant on Sunday, October 23, 2016, in Lauderhill, FL. From left, Miss Jamaica Florida Teen - Shanna Francis; Little Miss Jamaica Florida - Danniella Spence; Junior Miss Jamaica Florida- Sade White; and Miss Jamaica Florida... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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On Thursday, October 20, President Barack Obama will campaign for Hillary Clinton in South Florida. At a public event, President Obama will lay out the high stakes of November's election for Florida families and highlight Clinton's vision for an America... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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On Saturday, October 15, and Sunday, October 16 -- the final weekend before Florida's new October 18 voter registration deadline -- Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will return to Florida to campaign in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, where he... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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Miami, FL - In a new Hillary for Florida radio ad, "Our Home", a Haitian American supporter describes what's at stake for the Haitian American community this election and explains why everyone must do his or her part to elect... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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What you should know: There is no vaccine to prevent Zika, and there is no specific treatment for infected individuals. Zika is generally spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes. Exposure to an infected person's blood or other body fluids... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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Nuekie, a health and beauty company, came out on top as the regional winner for Tap The Future in Miami. The cosmetic line combines traditional African medicine and modern science to develop products and services to meet the unique needs... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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BMeLeaders - Miami, Left to right, top row, Marlon Hill Esq.; Brandon Okpalobi; Derick Pearson; Marvin Wilmoth; and Webber Charles Bottom row - Justin Pinn; Daniel Agnew; Melvin Deleveaux; Loubert Senatus; and Jonathan Spikes Miami, FL – Ten inspiring black... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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The South Florida Chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (SFC-NAASC), a 501(c)(3) organization will celebrate Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County community leaders at their annual All That Jazz, the scholarship fundraiser: Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall, Vice... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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Celebrate “Homegrown Achiever” Dr. Edda L. Fields-Black, Associate Professor of History, Carnegie Mellon University and the author of Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora (2008). Dr. Fields-Black will speak about her research into the history... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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Miami- Community Health of South Florida Inc. (CHI) is the first Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in the nation to be awarded the coveted Governor’s Sterling Award. The South Florida not for profit comprehensive health care company has been serving... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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Miami – Miami Book Fair (MBF) produced by Miami Dade College (MDC), in partnership with Imagineart Media Productions, will present Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, former President of Haiti who will discuss his new book, Michel Martelly Autobiographie. The event, part... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami
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Joy Angbo, a business major from Brooklyn, in Nicosia, Cyprus. Angbo is participating in a Bennett College Study Abroad Program. GREENSBORO, NC — This semester, five Bennett College are studying abroad in countries such as Nicosia, Cyprus; London, England; and... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at Blogging Black Miami