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4 Best Resources for Local News

4 Best Resources for Local News

Watching the local news can help us all stay up-to-date with what’s going on — not only in our own neighborhoods but around the world. If you’re the type who has a favorite news station and watches religiously every day after work, you’re probably wondering what other ways you can catch the news. From streaming […]

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Miramar Commissioner Yvette Colbourne Appeals to HOAs to Grant Access to Census Field Workers

Miramar Commissioner Yvette Colbourne Appeals to HOAs to Grant Access to Census Field Workers

MIRAMAR – City of Miramar Commissioner Yvette Colbourne is encouraging Homeowner’s Associations in Miramar to grant access to Census Field Workers who are in the process of visiting homes for follow-up census visits to residents who have not yet completed the 2020 census. The new deadline to complete the census is September 30, 2020. Commissioner […]

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As COVID Cases Among Children Increase, Florida Leaders Call for Better Leadership from Tallahassee

As COVID Cases Among Children Increase, Florida Leaders Call for Better Leadership from Tallahassee

WATCH HERE Parents were told that we would be reopening schools safely… the fact is though, the lack of funding, lack of PPE, lack of transparency, and teachers shortages are a recipe for disaster.” – Jessica Harrington, candidate for HD-64 FLORIDA – Today, local Florida leaders called out Governor DeSantis’s lack of leadership on school reopening, […]

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Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida Makes Donation to Alma Mater

Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida Makes Donation to Alma Mater

Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida Donates US$12,000 to Help School during COVID-19 Pandemic SOUTH FLORIDA – The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida (JCOBAFL) has, to date, made a total donation of US$12,000 to help the school with the funding necessary to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Florida Chapter had previously made a donation of US$6,000 […]

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$10M in Grant Funding Available Through Miami Foundation to Non-Profits

$10M in Grant Funding Available Through Miami Foundation to Non-Profits

Organizations can apply by September 30 for federal CARES Act funding  MIAMI – The Miami Foundation, in partnership with Miami-Dade County’s Department of Public Housing and Community Development, will offer $10 million in grants to local, small nonprofits. The Miami-Dade County Nonprofit Support Grants program, made possible by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic […]

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Senator Kamala Harris’ Interview with Marlon Hill on Caribbean Radio

Senator Kamala Harris’ Interview with Marlon Hill on Caribbean Radio

SOUTH FLORIDA – On Saturday, September 4th, Senator Kamala Harris did a historic interview on Caribbean Riddims, The Peoples Politics with host, Attorney Marlon Hill. Kamala Harris shared her insights about her nomination, the campaign, upcoming elections and the importance of voting to her personal preferences of food and family values. Click here to listen […]

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Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF) Hosts Annual Health & Wellness Forum

Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF) Hosts Annual Health & Wellness Forum

“We Shall Overcome” COVID -19 and it’s Trifecta of Pandemic, Economic Impact and Social [Justice] Upheaval FORT LAUDERDALE – Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF) in keeping with the tradition of empowering communities, and in collaboration with Broward County’s West Regional Library, will host its annual Health and Wellness Forum, on September 19, 2020 starting at […]

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3,000 Medical Level Masks Donated to the City of Miramar by LGY Enterprises

3,000 Medical Level Masks Donated to the City of Miramar by LGY Enterprises

MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar received a donation of 3,000 medical level masks from LGY Enterprises, LLC. The masks donated include 4 Ply Masks & 3D Masks which have 4 layers- one with melt-blown antibacterial non-woven fabric offering micro filtering up to 99% as well as NUT 95 Respirators which offer 5 layers of […]

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Senator Kamala Harris Makes First Historic Appearance on Caribbean Radio

Senator Kamala Harris Makes First Historic Appearance on Caribbean Radio

SOUTH FLORIDA – In a recent virtual tour of South Florida, Senator Kamala Harris made her first official appearance on Caribbean American radio as the running mate of Joseph R. Biden Jr. on the Democratic ticket to stand unified against President Trump. Her brief interview, on Caribbean Riddims’ “The People’s Politics” with attorney Marlon Hill, […]

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OneUnited Bank’s 10th Annual “I Got Bank” 2020 Youth Contest Winners

OneUnited Bank’s 10th Annual “I Got Bank” 2020 Youth Contest Winners

OneUnited Bank Awards $10,000 to Youth in its 10th Annual Financial Literacy Contest BOSTON – OneUnited Bank, the largest Black-owned bank in the U.S., is proud to announce the winners of its 10th annual “I Got Bank! Youth Essay & Art Contest.” For the first time, there were 5 winners who submitted art, matching 5 […]

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