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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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The City of Miami Police Department, in conjunction with the ladies of the Miami Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, is holding a gun buyback event to reduce gun violence in the city. The buyback allows anyone to surrender... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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The general meeting of the Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP will take place 7 p.m., Monday, June 18, 2018 at the New Way Praise & Worship Center, 16800 NW 22 Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33056. The meeting is open to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Nationally-syndicated radio host Papa Keith announces free People Matter Fest to combat gun violence on Saturday, June 16. MIAMI, FL – Nationally-syndicated radio host Papa Keith, in conjunction with 103.5 The Beat and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime, are proud... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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The first South Florida Gubernatorial Debate of the 2018 election cycle will be held this evening, June 11, at 7 PM EST at Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025. SEIU (Service Employees International Union) has partnered... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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​This Saturday, June 9, four of the five Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates will participate in a live televised debate in St. Petersburg, FL. It will be televised in the Tampa Bay and Orlando areas, and streamed online for anyone to view.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Iota Pi Lambda Chapter's 2018 scholarship recipients with Alpha Phi Alpha members from across South Florida. The Iota Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated honored several local high school students at its annual Golden Affair Scholarship Fundraiser... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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American-owned company hosting local job fair in search of talent on June 16th. Miami Gardens, FL (June 6, 2018)—Ozinga, a 90-year-old American, family-owned company, is hosting a job fair to fill multiple open positions. Ozinga, provides concrete, aggregate materials, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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It's graduation season! Thank you to everyone who shares photos of their child's graduation exercises and other academic accomplishments. Let's brag about our children when they do great things! As this school year comes to an end and our children... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Congratulations to Miami-Dade County School Board Member Dr. Steve Gallon III who was named the 2018 EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR by Legacy Magazine and recognized at a regal Wakanda-themed reception. Dr. Gallon is also the recipient of the National School... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Teachers are the reason all other professions exist. Come out and salute some of our amazing educators on Friday, June 8 at the luxurious Mayfair in the Grove. Tickets are only $15 and can be purchased through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inaugural-golden-standard-in-education-awards-and-end-of-the-year-social-tickets-44823896481?aff=eand Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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The South Florida Chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College presents "All That Jazz" 2018 on Sunday, June 24, 2018! See flyer for details. All proceeds provide scholarships ranging from $2,000 - $3,500 per student. If you cannot... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Congratulations to Melissa Mitchell, winner of the SPANX Illuminate-Her™️ Art Contest! Melissa is an Atlanta-based, self-taught artist, who has a love of vibrant colors, unique shapes, and bold dark lines. Born and raised in Miami, she attributes her Bahamian heritage,... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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Today is Memorial Day. It is a solemn day of remembrance for those who died in service to the United States. It’s easy to forget what Memorial Day actually means while you’re sitting by the pool, checking for the latest... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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The United State of Women (USOW) is coming to Miami on June 9 and 10 for a weekend of connecting with local allies, learning about the work being done in Florida and across the country, and training breakouts based on... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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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 May 25, 2018 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 May 23, 2018 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