The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center has partnered with Miami Dade College to offer a free new online course for minority-owned businesses to build their capacity. The deadline to apply is Sept. 20, 2021.
Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that Florida will fight local and federal COVID-19 vaccination mandates for public and private workers, warning that such requirements will have a “huge impact” on public safety.
Back in the spring, a shortage of computer chips that had sent auto prices soaring appeared, finally, to be easing. Some relief for consumers seemed to be in sight.
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft said Friday they will cover the legal fees of any driver who is sued under the new law prohibiting most abortions in Texas.
A partnership between the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency, Florida International University, Camillus House and Community Awareness Construction Services is providing hands-on paid training to Overtown residents seeking jobs in construction.
Ask for a roast beef sandwich at an Arby’s drive-thru east of Los Angeles and you may be talking to Tori — an artificially intelligent voice assistant that will take your order and send it to the line cooks.
Half of American workers are in favor of vaccine requirements at their workplaces, according to a new poll, at a time when such mandates gain traction following the federal government’s full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
Impatient with years of inaction in Washington, D.C., on prescription drug costs, U.S. hospital groups, startups and nonprofits have started making their own medicines in a bid to combat stubbornly high prices and persistent shortages of drugs with little competition.
United Airlines will require employees in the U.S. to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by late October, perhaps sooner, joining a rising number of big corporations that are responding to a surge in virus cases.
The Senate approved a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan on Tuesday, with a rare coalition of Democrats and Republicans joining to overcome skeptics and deliver a cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s agenda. It was achieved without the support of both of Florida's Senators, Rick Scot…
The U.S. nursing home industry’s resistance to forcing workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for fear that too many of them might quit began to crack this week, when its biggest player announced its employees must get the shot to keep their jobs.
As the delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps across the United States, a growing number of colleges and universities are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for students to attend in-person classes. But the new mandate has opened the door for those opposed to getting the vaccine to che…
The "For the People Act" in the US Congress would expand voter access at the ballot box and preserve rights state legislatures are trying to strip, but it's languished without the full force of the Biden administration behind it.
Florida’s back-to-school sales tax holiday is in full swing, with families jamming stores. The opportunity to stock up on needed items tax-free is open through Aug. 9.
More than a year after the police killing of George Floyd and the avalanche of donations toward racial equity initiatives that followed, the actual gift amounts and their destinations remain largely unknown, complicating efforts to gauge the effectiveness of the donations and their recipients.
An Illinois tax agency has ruled that former President Donald Trump is due a $1 million refund on the 2011 tax bill for his downtown Chicago skyscraper, but local officials are trying to block the refund.
That salmon you love to eat is going to cost you. Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another.
BlackTech Week has returned to Miami with a five-day lineup of online and in-person speakers, networking opportunities and workshops for Black entrepreneurs in the technology industry.
An appeals court on Friday reversed itself and at least temporarily blocked federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention restrictions on the cruise industry.
Named after builders Shaddrack and Victoria Ward, the Historic Ward Rooming House, located at 249 NW 9th St., was built in 1925 to accommodate Black and Native Americans who traveled to Miami. Designated a historic site by the city, the building has been renovated and repurposed as an art ga…
- Miami-Dade County Public Schools 2021-22 Calendar
- A 31-year battle to prove innocence
- COVID plagues Miami-Dade school system
- County budget boosts spending in Black community
- The price tag for clean water
- Take a Black journey through Brattleboro, Vermont
- Premier wellness center named for Barbara Jordan
- South Florida veterans honored in D.C.
- VonCarol Kinchens named interim head of Little Haiti Trust
- Roland Martin launches Black Star Network
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