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Online Donations Help Sorority to Exceed Its Goal CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® isproud to announce that for the third consecutive year, the sorority has successfully raised $1 million in 24 hours for the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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Miami, Florida – Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) achieved gold status as a “Health Center Quality Leader,” a prestigious national award given by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). CHI received this award in recognition of ranking... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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(Talladega, AL) Talladega College scholar Patria Gatson was voted Miss Talladega College 2020-2021 on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Patria, a biology pre-med major, previously served as Miss Junior. She is a member of the Presidential Honor Society and numerous Talladega... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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Winfrey To Discuss Her New Initiative “OWN Your Vote” with NAACP President and CEO and Other Key Leaders in the Fight for Voting Rights, Focused Specifically on Mobilizing Black Women to Vote WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 22, 2020) – Oprah Winfrey... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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The Southern Area of The Links, Incorporated presents the second in a series of Surviving, Thriving and Mobilizing and the New South Virtual Town Hall Meetings! On Thursday, September 24th at 9 PM EST, witness "Politics, Faith & Media: Harnessing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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Funds to provide much-needed support for HBCUs hit by COVID-19 CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® has set the ambitious goal to raise $1 million in 24 hours for their... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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(Talladega, AL) Angela Poole, Ph.D., CPA, has been named vice president for administration and finance at Talladega College in Talladega, AL. Dr. Poole brings over 20 years of professional financial management, leadership training, executive coaching, and consulting experience to the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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Partnership kicks off with a joint four-state presidential radio buy on African American radio stations in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan and North Carolina. WASHINGTON – AFSCME and the NAACP launched on Saturday two radio ads which will run in the Milwaukee,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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As reports from around the United States confirm what many have suspected -- blacks are hardest hit by the coronavirus global pandemic, the NAACP has partnered with BET to present the 4-week community program, ”Unmasked: A COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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Miami, FL - Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) will hold a news conference on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 10am at Loren Roberts Park, 627 NW 6th Ave., Florida City, Florida to announce the first drive through Coronavirus... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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The bill ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies Tallahassee, FL — Today, the Tammy Jackson Act (HB 1259, titled Restrictive Housing for Incarcerated Pregnant Women) by Representatives Shevrin Jones (D-West Park) and Amy Mercado (D-Orlando) was unanimously... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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By Robyn Adderley FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – The Government of The Bahamas sold the Grand Lucayan on Monday, March 2, 2020 to a partnership between Royal Caribbean International and ITM (Bahamas Port Investments Ltd.), which is expected to make a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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The #WeAre Foundation is a new non-profit organization that uses the arts and artists to bridge the gaps between us, and connect our communities to our collective voice and vote. They’ve created a space for us to come together by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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Brilliance, creativity, and talent were on full display at Miami Carol City Senior High, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, as District 1 School Board Member and School Board Vice Chair Dr. Steve Gallon III held his 4th Annual District 1... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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Popular Vegan Food Concept and Restaurant Set to Make a Stop in Miami As Part of Fifty City Tour Miami, FL – On Sunday, February 23, Slutty Vegan, the 100% plant-based burger restaurant that has become a national food phenomenon,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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Miami Alliance of Black School Educators (MABSE) President Dr. Steve Gallon III cordially invites you to join the celebration as we salute our local legends, catalysts, and shining stars in education at the Legacy of Excellence in Education Awards 2020.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) marked its return to Atlanta on Saturday, January 25, with dazzling performances by eight of the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) marching bands and a special set by R&B singer-songwriter Tank.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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When Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, TN, on April 4, 1968, he was in town in support of sanitation workers on strike because of poor wages and dangerous working conditions. Two workers, Echol Cole and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2020 at Blogging Black Miami
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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