Saturday, October 1, 2022

Tag: black history month

Context of a Generation provides resources to musicians in need

Back in 2012, sisters Symone and Quiana Major came to believe that Miami didn’t do enough to help Black musicians. So they started their own...

Black Rock Star Super Hero takes place in honor of Black...

Black history month celebrations continue in Washington D.C. with Black Rock Star Super Hero Marketplace this Sunday. Chocolate City Rocks, a multimedia event production...

El Sur de la Florida celebra el Mes de la Historia...

Del 1 de febrero al 1 de marzo cada año en Estados Unidos y otros países se celebra el Mes de la Historia de...

DC Black businesses survive the pandemic (includes video story)

During the past two years, Black-owned businesses have most strongly felt the economic consequences of the pandemic. According to a Committee on Small Businesses...

Newsbreak February 17, 2022

A near-fatal accident with a Brightline train near Palm Beach County. A pilot trying to use a roadside as a runway with a poor...

Bomb threats pop up across nation targeting historically Black colleges and...

On the first day of Black History Month, over a dozen historically Black colleges or universities, or H.B.C.U.s, across the country have been subject...

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...