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The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC) and delancyhill law firm welcomed over 500 patrons to celebrate Black History Month with a presentation of the Langston Hughes Project, Ask Your Mama, Twelve Moods for Jazz on Thursday, February 23.    The evening featured a VIP reception honoring Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss and the Dr. Ron McCurdy Quartet with celebrity spoken word artist Malcolm Jamal-Warner. Proceeds of the Celebration benefitted the SMDCAC’s education and outreach programs.
Among the many forums and stops a potential candidate picks nothing is more important than Black churches. Last Sunday (Sept. 19) Jennifer Carroll makes a high-profile appearance at one of Jacksonville’s mega churches where the congregation received a riveting sermon from Bishop Rudolph W. McKissick, Jr., Senior Pastor of Bethel Baptist Institutional Church, one of the historic monuments among churches in the State of Florida.
(MIAMI, March 6, 2012) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ On Saturday, February 25, 2012 over 60 interested persons attended the Miami-Dade Southern Anchor Home Buyers Program Open House. Through an interdepartmental collaboration which includes the Community Action and Human Services Department, the Housing Finance Authority (HFA) and the Housing and Community Development (HCD), the program provides first-time homebuyers an opportunity to become homeowners. The Southern Anchor Home Buyers Program provides a bridge to home ownership for working families.
Former Jamaica Prime Minister P. J. Patterson is adamant that history should not be repeated in Haiti in the post Jan. 12 earthquake era. Delivering the 12th annual Eric Williams Lecture on Haiti’s reconstruction last month, Patterson, the Caribbean community’s special representative on Haiti’s reconstruction, told the audience at Florida International University’s south campus that prescriptions for reconstruction should not be imposed on Haiti, but that the Haitian people should chart their own destiny.
MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA – March 6, 2012 – WARM JAMAICAN GREETING FOR MAJOR HOTEL INVESTOR – Jamaica's Prime Minister, the Most Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, greets Abel Matutes, Chief Executive Officer of the Fiesta Hotel Group, one of nine Spanish hotel chains operating in Jamaica, during the Jamaica Investment Forum 2012 held last week, March 1 - 2, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. Minister of Industry, Investment & Commerce, the Hon. Anthony Hylton (left) and JAMPRO's President Sancia Bennett-Templer (background) were also on hand.