Wednesday, October 09, 2019
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Miami-Dade is currently in a crisis when it comes to affordable housing. One solution to the issue that was brought to county commissioners was to build sustainable homes.

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Children in Haiti have been out of school for one month since the country has been rocked by violent protests that demand the end of corruption and the resignation of President Jovenel Moise.

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During public comments at the Tamarac City Commission meeting Monday, CareerSource South Florida Executive Director Rick Beasley underscored how ordinary citizens can be treated by police.

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From amazing food, football games, Greek events and marching bands to and endless hours of tailgating, a Historically Black College or University homecoming celebration gives you a taste of Black college life.

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

A conference that examined the rise in white supremacy, racism and anti-Semitism had religious leaders and law enforcement talking about ways to keep places of worship safe.


Residents of a public housing development slated to close by Miami-Dade County are not moving out without a fight.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project welcomed newly inducted mentors Korey Wise and Yusef Salaam, two of the Exonerated Five, who were wrongly accused of a white Central Park jogger’s rape; educator Eric Brown; Damon Jones, vice president, Proctor & Gamble; and James Thompson, pres…

The Dr. Robert B. Ingram Foundation was presented a check for $50,000 by State Rep. James Bush III during a ceremony held on Aug. 5. The funds will support the program Read to Lead, which is administered by the foundation, located at 1155 Sharar Ave., Opa-locka. The funds were appropriated b…


In Miami-Dade, very few people can say they empowered people with knowledge, agency and self-worth day in and day out, while also serving as a community watchdog. For the Black community, such a person was Rachel Reeves, the publisher of The Miami Times for the last 25 years, who died the ev…

County CRB to discuss 6-year-olds’ arrests Wednesday

Miami Norland Senior High alumnus and newly released New England Patriots, 10-year All Pro NFL veteran wide receiver Antonio Brown was in Miami to begin his 2019 season. The week 2 campaign on Sunday, Sept. 15 against the Miami Dolphins, ended in a spanking by the Patriots –43-0 – at Hard Ro…

Housing was a hot topic as Miami-Dade residents continued to air concerns regarding the county’s affordable housing situation during Thursday’s final budget hearing. Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s approved $8.9 billion budget sees mostly flat tax rates, but added little new monies toward the Afforda…

If it were up to some Miami Gardens residents, the only racing Formula One cars would be doing is racing away from their city.


Despite the voices calling attention to the need for more affordable housing, only about 3% of the 2019-2020 Miami-Dade County budget is dedicated to solving the crisis.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Visitors of Hard Rock Stadium can now pass on the hot dogs and burgers and opt for oxtail, conch salad and other Haitian-inspired menu options. Little Haiti’s own, Chef Creole, is officially open for business at Hard Rock Stadium, making its debut Sunday as the Miami Dolphins faced the New E…


Historically, Rachel Janie was the firstborn child to be christened in the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in 1950, by Father Johnnie Jarrett, Priest-in-Charge. Oh, what a joyful day for Daddy Garth Reeves and Mother Janie Reeves to begin their "bragging" rights toward their precious bab…

Friday, September 13, 2019
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

If Opa-locka City Commissioners are right, they hired someone who found solutions to another city’s problems and he promises to bring more with him.


The number of Bahamians who will need to relocate to the South Florida area from storm-ravaged Abaco and Grand Bahama Islands is unknown but Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said the area can and will absorb the evacuees. 

Friday, September 06, 2019
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Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate storm victims gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on Friday in hopes of getting off the hurricane-devastated island, amid signs of rising frustration over the pace of the disaster-relief effort.


HARARE, Zimbabwe — Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, an ex-guerrilla chief who took power when the African country shook off white minority rule and presided for decades while economic turmoil and human rights violations eroded its early promise, has died in Singapore. He was 95.