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OpEd: City of Miami Commissioners Should – Give Us The Ballot!

OpEd: City of Miami Commissioners Should – Give Us The Ballot!

“The residents of District 5 deserve a choice”  by Michael Hepburn  [MIAMI] – This contentious presidential election just showcased how vital it is in our Democracy for the will of the people to be heard. One of the most important tools that our citizens have access to is the power of their Vote and advocating […]

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Senator-elect Shevrin Jones Announces People’s Agenda

Senator-elect Shevrin Jones Announces People’s Agenda

[TALLAHASSEE]— Today, Senator-elect Shevrin Jones (D-West Park) announced his People’s Agenda, a focused set of priorities reflective of his constituents’ interests that he will introduce in the upcoming 2021 session. Senator-elect Jones will work with colleagues across the aisle to put forward legislation addressing issues impacting Florida families, including: Small business rehabilitation; Worker retention; and Police reform and accountability. […]

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Congresswoman Wilson’s Statement on Democratic Presidential Victory

Congresswoman Wilson’s Statement on Democratic Presidential Victory

[WASHINGTON, DC] – “Today for the first time in many, many months I was filled with hope for the future of our great nation when Joe Biden officially became our president-elect and Kamala Harris made history as both the first woman and first black woman to be elected vice president of the United States. Finally, […]

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Congrats To President-Elect Joe Biden and the US’ First Caribbean Roots Black Female, Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

Congrats To President-Elect Joe Biden and the US’ First Caribbean Roots Black Female, Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

By Felicia J. Persaud and Dr. Sheila Newton Moses [NEW YORK] – Like our fellow Caribbean immigrants across the US and the Caribbean, we are celebrating, like the spirit of Caribbean immigrant Alexander Hamilton is undoubtedly celebrating this Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, as Senator Kamala Harris, became the US’ first female vice-president elect and the first with roots that […]

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AFSCME’s Saunders: Biden and Harris will be ‘two fearless fighters for working people’

AFSCME’s Saunders: Biden and Harris will be ‘two fearless fighters for working people’

Presidential election victory especially meaningful for front-line public service workers who continue to battle a brutal pandemic [WASHINGTON, DC] – AFSCME President Lee Saunders issued the following statement declaring a victory for working people and public service workers in the presidential election: “During one of the most difficult moments in our nation’s history, Americans have […]

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Florida Democratic Party Statement on Joe Biden’s Election as President of the United States

Florida Democratic Party Statement on Joe Biden’s Election as President of the United States

[ORLANDO] – Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement:  “Congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris. Today we celebrate the start of a new chapter for our country. We saw record breaking vote totals with Joe Biden winning more votes than any President in history. Today’s win was a […]

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Daniella Levine Cava Wins Miami Dade Mayoral Seat

Daniella Levine Cava Wins Miami Dade Mayoral Seat

MIAMI – In light of Daniella Levine Cava’s victory in the Miami Dade Mayoral Race, Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement: “I am so thrilled that Daniella Levine Cava will be the next mayor of Miami. Not only will she be the first female mayor of Miami Dade, but also she […]

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Statement by Vice President Joe Biden on President Trump’s Visit to Florida

Statement by Vice President Joe Biden on President Trump’s Visit to Florida

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – President Trump will hold another one of his potential super-spreader rallies in Florida tonight, putting his supporters and Floridians they come into contact with in danger. This rally isn’t for Floridians; it’s to fuel his own ego, with no regard for the issues working Floridians face every day. Over 16,500 Floridians have […]

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Mayor Wayne Messam, “Democratic Party more Organized in Targeting Caribbean-Americans Voters in 2020”

Mayor Wayne Messam, “Democratic Party more Organized in Targeting Caribbean-Americans Voters in 2020”

by Howard Campbell [MIRAMAR] –  Miramar mayor Wayne Messam believes the Democratic party is more organized in its approach to Caribbean-American voters for the November 3 election than four years ago. Messam, a Democrat who launched a longshot run for his party’s presidential nomination last year, pointed to an  increased presence for the Joe Biden/Kamala […]

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Florida’s Caribbean Democratic Caucus Chairwoman Hazelle Rogers Pushing Biden-Harris Ticket

Florida’s Caribbean Democratic Caucus Chairwoman Hazelle Rogers Pushing Biden-Harris Ticket

by Howard Campbell [SOUTH FLORIDA] -On November 3, Hazelle Rogers is widely expected to be re-elected for a second four-year term as mayor of Lauderdale Lakes in South Florida. Yet, the veteran Jamaican politician has her eyes on a much bigger prize. Rogers is chairwoman of the Statewide Caribbean Democratic Caucus, designated to get the […]

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