Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: black history month

Display your CROWN: How States are Fighting Racial Discrimination

While Black History Month has ended, the fight against racial discrimination continues in the Florida House of representatives. Representative Kamia Brown of Orange County introduced...

Remembering Miami’s music man pioneer, Bernie Mackey, part 7

Bernard “Bernie” Arthurneal Mackey, a singer and guitarist for the Ink Spots, a famed quartet of the ‘30s and ‘40s, was a Black trailblazer,...

Theodore Gibson, a legacy of change in Miami’s Black community, Part...

Nearly 40 years after his death, celebrated civil rights icon Rev. Theodore Gibson remains an influential figure in Miami’s Black history.  Today, Gibson, who died...

Richard E.S. Toomey set the path for Miami’s lawyers, Part 4

In 1913  Richard E.S. Toomey would walk from Overtown, then known as Colored Town, to the Miami-Dade County Court House on Flagler Street to...

Newsbreak, March 12, 2021

It’s been a whole year since the COVID shutdown and mere hours since the latest COVID bill was signed into law. In President Biden’s...

Miami’s forgotten forefather: Alexander C. Lightburn, Part 2

The year was 1896. Warmth filled the July air as hundreds of people gathered to hold a historic vote.  Many were on the fence about...

Newsbreak, March 9, 2021

The stimulus bill moves back to the House with the $15 minimum wage removed, those vaccinated against COVID-19 have new freedoms, and Kobe Bryant's...

Malik McDuffie and Blue NightMare make history during Black History month...

Malik McDuffie and Blue NightMare are a growing influence on the music industry. McDuffie’s social media platform is growing every day. He has a YouTube...

Black History Month: Blacks and whites teamed to end Miami segregation

Although Miami’s long and tumultuous history of racial inequality has modernized, there’s still room for improvement. “It’s important to understand that even today, Miami is...

Black Student Union celebrates with ‘Culture Fest’

FIU’s Black Student Union recently hosted a “Culture Fest” in honor of Black History Month Feb. 24 on the Biscayne Bay Campus. The festival...