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Va-Va
Miami, FL
The South Florida experience from a black perspective
Interests: anything about miami and south florida happenings --- politics; events; movers and shakers; whatever...
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Last night, Diddy made a surprise appearance at WALL Miami alongside DJ Irie to perform 4 songs from his Bad Boy Records days. Photos: WorldRedEye.com Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Blogging Black Miami
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Register NOW for tonight’s webinar as the Divine Nine collaborate with the NAACP to effect positive change via voter engagement. During its annual public board meeting in New York City earlier this year, the NAACP announced several key partnerships designed... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Blogging Black Miami
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On Sunday, May 6, 2018, the King of Clubs of Greater Miami, Incorporated hosted their 32nd Annual Scholarship/Awards Banquet at the Doubletree Grand Hotel Biscayne in Downtown Miami. Community matriarch Nancy Dawkins was recognized for her many years of service... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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While most of us will celebrate Mother’s Day today, here at Blogging Black Miami, we send a special shout out and much love to women we consider “Mamas” of the community. These queens hold us down, have our backs, move... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Learn how to make extra income on Airbnb at the Miami launch event on May 19, 2018, 11am - 2pm at the Betty T. Ferguson Complex in Miami Gardens. Airbnb Host opportunities can provide extra income while promoting travel within... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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The City of Miami police officer caught on video kicking a handcuffed suspect has been identified as Mario Figueroa. He has been on the force for two years. The handcuffed suspect is David Vladim Suazo. The incident began when City... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Social media was abuzz today as a video, posted on Facebook, showed a man face down on the ground being handcuffed by a City of Miami cop. As other cops gather, one officer, from a running position, kicks the suspect... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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New Washington Heights Community Development Corporation presents FolkLife Friday Open Air Market Festival every first Friday along the 9th Street Pedestrian Mall located adjacent to the Historic Lyric Theater in Miami’s Overtown community. Powered by The Southeast Overtown Park West... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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The spirit of the risen Christ is celebrated in every blooming flower, in every beam of bright sunlight, in every humble patch of green beneath our feet. Happy Easter and a Blessed Resurrection Sunday! Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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By Carlos L. Malone, Sr. Diversity in its definition is the inclusion of different types of people, such as people of different races, cultures, religion, groups and organizations. The idea of diversity is to create a world of different communities... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Last Tuesday, Seaspice Miami had the honor of accommodating former First Lady, Michelle Obama for an amazing private dining experience! Last Tuesday, Seaspice Miami had the honor of accommodating former First Lady, Michelle Obama for an amazing private dining experience!Seated... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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U.S. Senator Bill Nelson Washington, DC – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) announced that the $1.3 trillion spending package Congress unveiled last night includes funding for several projects and programs important to Floridians including: increased spending to fight the opioid... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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State Rep. Shevrin Jones Miami, FL – Shevrin Jones was recently named Executive Director for Florida Reading Corps, a nonprofit program dedicated to increasing early literacy skills in children ages 3–5. In this role, Jones will be supporting statewide expansion... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2018: “Although I am extremely disappointed that a DACA fix was not included, I am pleased that Congress has... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Florida A&M University president Dr. Larry Robinson, the University’s performing troupe, the FAMU Connection, various FAMU staff and student leaders will make their Miami stop of the 2018 President’s Recruitment Tour at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 12, 2018, at Miami... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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There are still two weeks left in the 2018 Legislative Session in Florida. Education bill, HB 7055, is still making its way through the process. The Senate Education Committee has proposed tremendous changes but it is still a very bad... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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There's a lot of bacchanal going on in the world today. Take some time today to just chill with the one you love. The chaos will continue tomorrow. Have a Happy Valentine's Day! Peace and Blessings. Love and Light. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Miami's WSVN News Producer Robin Cross has been terminated following video of her using a racial slur. Miami’s WSVN-TV Channel 7 News producer Robin Cross has been terminated. Cross was the subject of international media coverage as the woman caught... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Robin Cross (Facebook) WSVN-TV Ch. 7 producer Robin Cross was captured on video engaged in a spat with her neighbor, Robert Fenton. Cross drops the f-bomb several times and drops the n-bomb in referring to Fenton's son's girlfriend who is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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District 1 students will celebrate Black History through song, dance, visual art, and spoken word on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Miami Carol City Senior High School. Come out and support our students in celebration of Black History Month and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Don’t miss a festive evening of cocktails, food, and music at the Art + Soul Fifth Anniversary Celebration of the PAMM Fund for African American Art. This celebratory event will offer three unique opportunities to support PAMM’s efforts to build... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE, the preeminent brand for African-American women, has announced the honorees for its prestigious "Black Women in Hollywood Awards." The highly anticipated annual Oscar-week celebration—which returns as a daytime luncheon—will be held on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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NIGHTLY CONCERT SERIES SPOTLIGHTS WOMEN--WITH ELECTRIFYING PERFORMANCES BYJANET JACKSON, MARY J. BLIGE, FANTASIA, XSCAPE, H.E.R., THE ROOTS FEATURING ERYKAH BADU, JILL SCOTT AND SNOOP DOGG PLUS MIGUEL, DANIEL CAESAR, IDRIS ELBA AND MORE GRAB YOUR SQUAD AND PLAN YOUR TRIP!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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From left to right, Village of Palmetto Bay Commissioner Larissa Siegel Lara, Village Clerk Missy Arocha, Iota Pi Lambda Chapter Vice-President Leslie Elus; Mayor Eugene Flinn; and Commissioner David Singer present proclamation to Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. The Iota Pi... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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The Miami Jackson Generals Alumni Association has announced their 2018 class of inductees into their Hall of Fame. 2018 Miami Jackson Senior High School Hall of Fame Inductees: ATHLETICS - Nick Ferguson, Tim “Ice” Harris and Carmen Thomas Jackson COMMUNITY... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami