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Former Attorney General Eric Holder says he’s more famous than Rihanna!

Former Attorney General Eric Holder says he’s more famous than Rihanna!

WASHINGTON, DC – On Sunday October 25th, the Hon. Eric Holder; 82nd Attorney General of the United States opened his message to an audience of Caribbean Americans for a national Virtual GOTV Rally, stating he was the most famous Caribbean-American. He also went on to say “I was delighted to speak at this event so […]

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Diverse Florida Remains Pivotal in Upcoming Presidential Election

Diverse Florida Remains Pivotal in Upcoming Presidential Election

Florida continues to be one of the most significant states when it comes to the Presidential election. Donald Trump won the Sunshine state by 1.2% of the vote in 2016. That equated to 112,911 votes in a region where 14.4 million people were eligible to have their say. Even that relatively narrow win was a […]

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Op-Ed: Black Voters Cannot Afford Four More Years of Trump

Op-Ed: Black Voters Cannot Afford Four More Years of Trump

By Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL) SOUTH FLORIDA — In 2016, then-candidate Donald J. Trump asked African Americans, “what the hell do you have to lose,” by supporting his campaign. Nearly four years later, the answer is painfully clear: a hell of a lot. In the past eight months alone, a majority of black businesses […]

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OpEd: Why Vote?

OpEd: Why Vote?

by Katia Saint Fleur SOUTH FLORIDA – Katia Saint Fleur, Political Strategist, is working with Florida For All, leading the Caribbean & Black Constituency Voter Outreach. They are leading an unprecedented voter outreach coalition to engage and motivate 1.5 million black voters in Florida. Florida For All has built a very deliberate and detailed program […]

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Soca de Vote Co-Founder Tanya Ragbeer Galvanizing Caribbean-American Voters

Soca de Vote Co-Founder Tanya Ragbeer Galvanizing Caribbean-American Voters

by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – The first time Tanya Ragbeer voted in a US election, it was for Democrat Bill Clinton in 1992. She has voted Democrat since and plans to continue that trend for Joe Biden on November 3. Ragbeer, a Jamaican and longtime South Florida resident, has lived in the United States […]

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Caribbean Americans Vote Host Nonpartisan Event Aimed at Turning out Caribbean American Voters

Caribbean Americans Vote Host Nonpartisan Event Aimed at Turning out Caribbean American Voters

WASHINGTON, DC – On Saturday, Caribbean American voters and community leaders came together on Zoom for a nonpartisan event aimed at increasing overall participation of Caribbean American voters in the 2020 Presidential Election. The event featured a number of Caribbean American political leaders who provided attendees with information on how to vote, election protection resources, and […]

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Marlon Hill, “2020 General Election Is the Most Consequential in Recent Times”

Marlon Hill, “2020 General Election Is the Most Consequential in Recent Times”

by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Having migrated to the United States from Jamaica in 1985, Marlon Hill has experienced his share of elections. None, however, bears the significance of the November 3 presidential poll between incumbent Republican Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. “This is one of the most consequential elections in recent […]

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Women Vote Florida Calls on 50,000 Women to Pledge to Vote

Women Vote Florida Calls on 50,000 Women to Pledge to Vote

Women Vote Florida Issue Call To Action, Urging 50,000 Women To Sign Commitment Card In Honor Of Disenfranchised Black Women MIAMI – Women Vote Florida, a campaign facilitated by a coalition of progressive women, non-profit partner organizations, and community influencers, has created a statewide effort to increase voting among women, while demanding a system that is free […]

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Caribbean American Vote – The Power of Our Vote and Voices in 2020 Virtual Event

Caribbean American Vote – The Power of Our Vote and Voices in 2020 Virtual Event

Caribbean Americans Vote Virtual Event – Rep. Yvette Clarke & more — October 17 NEW YORK – On Saturday, Oct. 17th 2020 at 3pm EST a national nonpartisan get out the vote virtual event aimed at increasing overall Caribbean American voter participation in the 2020 Presidential Election will take place. 2020 is a critical year […]

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YWomen Vote 2020: A Virtual Conversation on the Impact of your Vote in Florida

YWomen Vote 2020: A Virtual Conversation on the Impact of your Vote in Florida

YWomen Vote 2020 is Presented by YWCA South Florida SOUTH FLORIDA – YWCA South Florida and YWCA USA present the YWomen Vote 2020 virtual town hall featuring a Conversation with America’s Women on October 13, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The webinar, sponsored by Uber and Apollo Bank, will lift women’s voices to […]

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