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MIAMI - The Greater Miami Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will present its signature fundraising event Linked in Action Book & Author Luncheon on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the JW Marriott Marquis in downtown Miami. This is the chapter’s... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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WASHINGTON – The Mid-Atlantic Black PR Society will honor Howard University Director of Public Relations Alonda Thomas as the Communicator of the Year during the organization’s annual PowerPR Conference on Friday, November 1, in Philadelphia. The award will be presented... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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New Orleans, LA – Xavier University of Louisiana has been awarded candidacy for the accreditation of its new masters program in Speech-Language Pathology by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology(CAA). The addition of this program brings... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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Orlando, FL –– Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell called out Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Orlando Airport appointees for attempting to give out government contracts without a public bidding process while Florida braced for Hurricane Dorian. On September 4, Orlando Sentinel columnist... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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MIAMI ( September 02, 2019 ) — Miami-Dade County government offices and services will be on a regular schedule Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. All employees should report to work unless otherwise notified. Employees with scheduling dificulties should contact their supervisor... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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MIAMI GARDENS, FL. – In an abundance of caution, the Miami Gardens Food and Wine Festival is postponed due to impending weather. Join us Veterans Day Weekend, November 7-10,2019 for a star-studded four-day festival celebrating the culinary heritage of Miami... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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Curbside garbage and waste collection services will continue normal operations on Thursday, August 29th and Friday, August 30th. Following service, residents are encouraged to secure their garbage and recycling carts in their garage, storage/utility shed, carport or patio to prevent... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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Two Iconic brands join forces to produce the 3rd Annual Miami Gardens Food & Wine Festival - City of Miami Gardens and The Hungry Black Man MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. – Presented by the City of Miami Gardens and powered by... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Democratic Party made a bold statement that they will be maintaining a permanent presence in Tallahassee with the purchase of a new office space. The Florida Democratic Party announced the purchase of new office space... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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Miami, FL – The South Florida Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ-South Florida) is hosting a Town Hall meeting entitled "Breathing While Black." This public event precedes NABJ's Convention and Career Fair, Aug. 7-11 at the JW... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
PROTECT AMENDMENT 4 Tell the Senate Criminal Justice Committee that Amendment 4 is law in Florida and to not undermine the will of the voters. CALL NOW Voting rights are under attack in Florida now that the Senate has taken... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2019 at Blogging Black Miami
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Leaders, activists, and organizers join in a candid conversation about #livingwhileblack, justice reform, protecting our vote, Facebook and more issues impacting black America BALTIMORE (December 19, 2018) – NAACP will host its final national tele townhall of the year on... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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MIAMI, FL - A South Florida photographer known for documenting Florida’s historically black neighborhoods is bringing her work back to the people she photographed with a mobile photography installation. Johanne Rahaman, creator of BlackFlorida, will unveil her latest exhibit, ‘From... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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EBONY magazine released its June issue, showcasing DANAI GURIRA on the cover. In the accompanying exclusive interview, EBONY sits down with the award-winning actress for an intimate conversation in which Gurira dishes on her climb in Hollywood, her activism and... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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The Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) is offering workshops for first-time homebuyers. These sessions are designed to guide first-time homebuyers step by step through the home buying process. Homebuyers will be provided one-on-one counseling with an OLCDC certified Housing Counselor.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Blogging Black Miami
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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