Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 3 days ago

How About We All Go Back To Voting?

Technically Speaking Commentary By Perry Busby As I contemplated on a topic for this week’s column, my mind kept going back to an email I received last week from a longtime acquaintance who wanted to let me know that he had become a regular online fo...

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First Black Florida Trooper

Lake City native inducted into Law Enforcement Hall of Fame       TALLAHASSEE, Fl. – Current and former law enforcement officers from throughout Florida were honored Saturday at the Florida Law Enforcement Officers’ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. ...

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Growing the Voices of Our Future

Growing the Voices of Our Future  The Westside Gazette Newspaper is honored to feature these editorial contributions made by local students Dehydration and UVA rays can be a combination for disaster Layla Davidson, 13 By Layla Davidson During this su...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Zeta Rho Omega Presents a Spring Tea

Submitted by Vickie R. Pearcey, Ivy Leaf Reporter       FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Zeta Rho Omega Chapter’s Sisterly Relations Committee honored its Charter members, Golden members and Silver members at the beauti...

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Historical Marker Now on Nashville’s Music Row

NASHVILLE, TN — The Nashville Metropolitan Historical Commission, in association with the Nashville Metro Council, announced today the creation of a historical marker at 1000 16th Avenue South to be unveiled on Thursday, July 25th, to honor decades o...

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5th Annual HBCU Outing in the park

Sees record breaking attendance By Jessica Modkins From line dances to fraternity and sorority stepping, Miami got a full dose of HBCU love this weekend from Alumni and current students at Rolling Oaks Park in Miami Gardens. It was the 5th Annual Sou...

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Could Jeffrey Epstein avoid Life in Prison?

By Nicole Nutting and Don Valentine     She Said: Woo hoo! Don, are you ready for the next Gloria Allred moment?  Jeffrey Epstein, former hedge fund manager and purveyor of underage girls to the rich and powerful has been indicted in New York. In my...

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2019 Lexus UX 250h F Sport

The first-ever 2019 Lexus UX is here and it’s a lot to be excited about. The new UX 250h AWD combines a high-output electric motor with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine for added power and delivers a 39-MPG combined estimate, the best of all non-plug...

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Health Care Disparities Hurt Middle TN People of Color

By Sandra Long Weaver Tribune Editorial Director Access to health care remains elusive for many people of color in Middle Tennessee, a panel of health care providers discussed at a YWCA-sponsored forum on July 11. The disparity in access could be thr...

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Representatives ignored support for Black residents

By Kevin Palmer Georgia Republican representatives apathetic toward Blacks On March 7, 2019, Florida Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson introduced house bill H.R. 1636, Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act. Not surprising...

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Why Blood Pressure is Important During Dental Care

High Blood Pressure can be a “silent killer.” Often, patients go years without seeking the care of a primary care physician unless they feel ill.  On the other hand, patients typically visit their dentist twice a year for dental checkups and cleaning...

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2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

The new 2019 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4×4 stays true to its long heritage. It’s all there in one package—upgrades and improvements that are ready for the highway or the local streetways.  The iconic rough and rugged power Jeep is known fo...

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McWhite’s Funeral Home

BROWN Funeral services for the late Bertha H. Brown – 83 were held July 13 at Mount Hermon AME Church with Rev. Henry E. Green, Jr. officiating. SPENCER Funeral services for the late Lloyd G. Spencer, Sr. – 77 were held July 13 at McWhite’s Fun...