Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Testifying before U.S. Senators for the first time about the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, former security officials blamed faulty intelligence for the disastrous failure to anticipate the violent intentions of the mob that invaded the building and interrupted the certification of the pr…

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Fueled by Black turnout, Democrats scored stunning wins in Georgia in the presidential and U.S. Senate races. Now, Republicans are trying to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

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Almost 56 years to the Feb. 21, 1965, assassination of Malcolm X, the slain leader’s daughters and a noted civil rights attorney are shining a light on those whom they believe are responsible for his murder.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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The Carrie Meek Foundation has awarded $100,000 to a slew of equity-focused organizations across Miami-Dade. This is the foundation’s first set of grants after relaunching last December, with different goals in mind.

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Developing mentoring relationships to support youth has become even more critically important for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Miami during the pandemic. Despite having to pivot to e-mentoring and weekly food distribution events, the organization continues to tailor programming and ded…

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More than 200 students at Carrie P. Meek/Westview K-8 Center recently received laptops and essential school supplies like notebooks, pencils and backpacks, thanks to The Education Fund, a nonprofit that provides educational resources to Miami-Dade County Public Schools teachers and students.

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In a continued effort to increase confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine in minority populations, Jackson Health System has launched a community education campaign via a series of videos in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole featuring its own medical experts.

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A new City of Miami rental assistance program was announced at a press conference on Tuesday, led by Mayor Francis Suarez along with city commissioners Jeffrey Watson, Ken Russell, Joe Carollo, and Manolo Reyes.

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The Democratic chairman of the House Homeland Security committee accused Donald Trump in a federal lawsuit on Tuesday of inciting the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, and of conspiring with his lawyer and extremist groups to try to prevent Congress from certifying the results of the …

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To kick off Black History Month, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-OH), chair of the powerful Congressional Black Caucus, introduced three related pieces of legislation. Collectively, the resolutions formally recognize the important contributions, struggles and sacrifices of Black veterans …

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In the last decade, high-profile police killings – including George Floyd in 2020 – have shaken the nation and led to widespread protests and calls for reform, including hiring more nonwhite and female officers.

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The 9-year-old Black girl sat handcuffed in the backseat of a police car, distraught and crying for her father as the white officers grew increasingly impatient while they tried to wrangle her fully into the vehicle.

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The Georgia district attorney investigating whether former President Donald Trump should face charges for attempting to pressure her state's elections chief into changing the results of the presidential race in his favor has a reputation as a tough courtroom veteran, not only as a prosecutor…

Thursday, February 11, 2021
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Health, education and business were the three big topics at the fifth annual State of Black Miami conference last week, with the pandemic at the center of it all. The virtual event, hosted by the Black Affairs Advisory Board, opened on a somber note.

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YWCA South Florida is adding a 21-day challenge to the list of actions supporting its "Until Justice Just Is" campaign to promote racial equity and social justice. The virtual initiative takes place Feb. 15 through March 15, excluding weekends.

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson was elected on Monday to serve as chair of the Higher Education and Workforce Investment (HEWI) Subcommittee of the House Committee on Education and Labor, which has broad jurisdiction over issues related to college affordability, campus climate and safety, …