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  • The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor

    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor
    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, who had pastored United Methodist churches for nearly 40 years, died May 21 of heart disease at his Cedonia home. He was 90. "He was clear, insightful and persuasive but not loud. He was gentle. That is the way he was as...
  • Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office

    Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office
    Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens is the new home for the Trayvon Martin Foundation. The historically black university hosted a ceremony Thursday that included about 100 people, including local politicians, state representatives and Trayvon's...
  • Services held for the Rev. Dr. Mack King Carter

    Services held for the Rev. Dr. Mack King Carter
    Funeral services were held Thursday for the Rev. Dr. Mack King Carter. To accommodate the throngs of mourners wanting to pay their final respects to the dynamic preacher, there was a last-minute location change to the First Baptist Church at 301 E....
  • 66 finalists named for lucrative Knight Arts Challenge grants

    66 finalists named for lucrative Knight Arts Challenge grants
    One of the remarkable things about the 66 finalists announced Monday for the annual Knight Arts Challenge grants is their range, both artistically and geographically. Over the course of five years,  the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has...
  • Historically black colleges receive $228 million in grant money from federal government

     
    Historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands were awarded $228 million in grants Tuesday from the U.S. Department of Education. Florida A&M University, Florida's only public, historically black...
  • Natural Hair Expo returns to South Florida

    Natural Hair Expo returns to South Florida
    With our Carib-fab population here in South Florida natural hairstyles are happening. Braids, twists, cornrows and afros have attained a level of acceptance and popularity across the country, but it happened here in SoFlo first. Natural Trendsetters...
  • The unsinkable Melton Mustafa

    The unsinkable Melton Mustafa
    With a bounce in his step, Melton Mustafa strode onto the stage of Miami's Joseph Caleb Auditorium. The audience at September's Sunshine Jazz Organization's 25th anniversary gala cheered warmly, as the Liberty City-raised trumpeter and bandleader took his...
  • Local colleges weigh in on governor’s budget proposal

     
    Officials at Seminole State College say they are “watchful and concerned” about the cuts to education that Gov. Rick Scott made in the state budget proposal he unveiled earlier this week. The school stands to lose $4.5 million next school year...
  • Excalibur Award honors business leaders

    Excalibur Award honors business leaders
    Advertising innovator Jordan Zimmerman, franchiser Ray Titus, entertainment expert Laurie Silvers and commercial builder Dwight Stephenson were named 2010 winners of the Sun Sentinel Excalibur Awards on Thursday evening. The awards, which have recognized...
  • Living an authentic life

    Living an authentic life
    Meet another member of the many-sided faith community in South Florida. This week we're talking with the Rev. Marcus Davidson, spiritual leader of New Mount Olive Baptist Church, Fort Lauderdale, which will celebrate its 93rd anniversary this coming...
  • Is FPL's $690 million proposed rate hike really needed?

    Does Florida Power & Light really need to boost base rates $690 million a year? Opponents of the increase, including consumer groups and advocates, are gearing up to fight the proposal at hearings next month. They said FPL's annual profit increased...
  • Why hasn't Gov. Rick Scott taken a stand on FPL's proposed rate hike?

    Why hasn't Gov. Rick Scott taken a stand on FPL's proposed rate hike?
    Critics of Florida Power & Light's proposed $690 million base rate hikehave questioned why Gov. Rick Scotthasn't taken a position on it. The increase would amount to $7.09 more a month on the base part of a monthly bill for customers who use 1,000...