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Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the U.N. and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 84.

Sunday, October 17, 2021
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After a $45 billion promise for historically Black colleges and universities fell to just $2 billion under the Biden administration’s massive multitrillion-dollar spending plan, the need for funding these institutions after years upon years of inequity has never been more urgent.

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Florida's dire need to close the achievement gap, enhance student support services and increase percentage outcomes in key subject areas were outlined in a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Education – goals that will rely heavily on federal COVID-relief funding.

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Less than six months on the job – and 19 days after sending a controversial memo accusing three city commissioners of interfering with his leadership – Art Acevedo was suspended from his position as chief of the Miami Police Department on Monday, the first step before being shown the door.

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Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist unveiled plans to reform criminal justice should he return to the governor’s mansion. He will focus on broader restoration of voting rights and focus on cutting down gun violence in a state plagued by mass shootings.

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In March U.S. House Democrats Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) joined Republican Reps. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) and Don Bacon (R-NE) to introduce a bill called the “Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act.” It mandates an end to the federal crack and p…

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A new billboard is ratchetting up campaigns on both sides in advance of a Nov. 2 vote, when residents will decide if the unincorporated Biscayne Gardens area will become the 35th municipality of Miami-Dade County.

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Sen. Shevrin Jones is set to take on a new role with the Democratic National Committee (DNC), as he’s been nominated to serve as an At-Large Member with the national organization.

Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency (SEOPW CRA) Board Chairman and District 5 Miami Commissioner Jeffrey Watson welcomed Angel Johnson into the new SEOPW CRA “Twin Homes” project. Johnson moved into the first completed property last week as part of the SEOPW CRA's aff…

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Gun violence is killing an increasing number of American children, from toddlers caught in crossfires to teenagers gunned down in turf wars, drug squabbles or for posting the wrong thing on social media.

Friday, October 08, 2021
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Eighteen former NBA players were charged Thursday October 7 with illegally pocketing about $2.5 million by defrauding the league’s health and welfare benefit plan in a scam that authorities said involved claiming fictitious medical and dental expenses.

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Optimism for transformational funding for the nation’s historically Black colleges was running high after the Biden administration included $45 billion for the schools in its massive multitrillion dollar spending plan.

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The U.S. Department of Education is ratcheting up pressure on Florida to submit a plan for how it intends to use the latest round of federal COVID-19 relief funding for schools. Florida is now the only state or U.S. territory that hasn’t submitted a plan for spending American Rescue Plan Ele…

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Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate said last week that youth delegates meeting in Milan want to see immediate action from leaders at U.N. climate talks – not cheap, last-ditch grasps at supporting polluting fuels before getting down to business.

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A national sorority has suspended activities at a North Carolina university after most of its members left the school chapter when it failed to hold discussions on racial inequities following the death of George Floyd.