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COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2017) – A recent fire destroyed Essie “Big Mama” Reed’s kitchen at her Team of Life charity headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., but it did not extinguish her burning passion for the less fortunate in South Florida this holiday season.   
SUNRISE, FL - The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival is almost here and organizers are working overtime to deliver big on Sunday, November 12, at Markham Park, Sunrise. Festivalgoers from all walks of life will enjoy a variety of mouthwatering jerk foods, entertaining cultural presentations, explosive performances, and the tournament domino lovers look forward to each year: Jerk Domino!
The Honorable Jennifer S. Carroll, will receive the Trailblazer Award at the 24th annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) Gala scheduled for Friday, November 17, 2017 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington D.C.. Established in 1994, the CARAH Awards celebrates the achievements of outstanding individuals of Caribbean descent who have made extraordinary contributions to their fields of expertise, such as Cecily Tyson, the Hon. Eric Holder, and Rita Marley, to name a few.
Miami, FL (October 2017) - The Belafonte TACOLCY Center has reached a milestone and on Saturday, November 18, 2017 we will celebrate with a black-tie affair. The Belafonte TACOLCY Center, Inc. 50th Anniversary Awards Gala will chronicle our history, honor our supporters and commemorate decades of service in the Liberty City and surrounding communities. This momentous event will take place at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay, 1633 N Bayshore Drive in Miami, Florida – reception starts at 6 PM; dinner begins at 7 PM.
The board of directors and staff of the nonprofit New America Media (NAM), and its parent organization, Pacific News Service (PNS), announced today that the two entities will cease operations by November 30, 2017.
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