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Dedication Dance Academy returns after two years to present its 22nd annual Echoes of Freedom production, “Crossing Bridges: Claiming our Rights,” at Miami’s Bethel Church, Feb. 24-26 at 7 p.m. Read moreLocal church remembers ‘Bloody Sunday’
Florida Secretary of State Cord Byrd recently announced that the Hampton House Motel in Brownsville has been listed in the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places. Read moreHampton House now listed in National Register of Historic Places
For more than 100 years, Black athletes have shaped the course of American sports. In the early 20th century, it was much harder for Black athletes to impact their respective fields, but there were plenty of trailblazers, nonetheless. Read moreA proud legacy of beating the odds
With one of the largest collections of paintings by Haitian artists of the 20th century, Florida International University’s Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum has unveiled a new exhibition coinciding with Black History Month that showcases works by Haitian-born artists and those in the … Read moreRevealing Black stories through art
For its Black History Month season opener, the venerable M Ensemble Company is giving a new generation of patrons a chance to experience a true piece of American theater history – Joseph A. Walker’s “The River Niger,” the half-century-year-old, off-Broadway premiere of the Negro Ensemble Company. Read moreM Ensemble’s ‘The River Niger’ flows with passion and pain
A middle school and its food vendor, Aramark, has apologized to students, parents and the community after students were served chicken and waffles, along with watermelon on the first day of Black History Month, CNN reported Tuesday. Read moreStudents served chicken, watermelon for Black History Month
The Miami Police Department’s tribute to Black History Month – an official vehicle wrapped in swaths of red, green, yellow and blue, Black fists raised in protest and an outline of Africa – hasn’t been as well received as it thought it would be. In fact, it’s receiving widespread condemnatio… Read moreOutrage over Miami Black History Month police cruiser
Black physician becomes OBC’s 85th president and chair Read moreYvonne Johnson-Phillips makes Orange Bowl history
Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni is thrilled young aspiring football players all over the world will get to watch two Black quarterbacks face each other for the first time in the Super Bowl. Read moreSuper Bowl’s Black quarterbacks aware of historic moment
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts kicked off Black History Month with Heritage Fest 2023: Black Resistance, the fourth annual iteration of the event, on Feb. 4 to celebrate the triumphs of the African diaspora, among myriad events throughout South Florida that will do the same. Read moreBlack History Month festivals abound with West African Beats and Afro-Carib up next
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“To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1960 novel, explores racial tensions and the fight for justice within the confines of America’s Deep South. Decades later, the novel’s material is just as relevant as when it was written – and local theatergoers can now experience …
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The month of February whipped by so fast that you almost missed it. And while Black History Month may officially be over, the rich tapestry of the African diaspora and Black American experience is not something that can – or should – be relegated to a single, short month.
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Three-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis is returning to South Florida with his award-winning group. The Branford Marsalis Quartet stops at the Knight Concert Hall for the Adrienne Arsht Center’s classic Jazz Roots series March 3 at 8 p.m.
Live Arts Miami at Miami Dade College presents Urban Bush Women’s latest dance-theater piece, “Haint Blu,” at The Historic Hampton House March 9-12. The show will offer Miami audiences an immersive and interactive experience as UBW explores the Brownsville community’s history.