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Yes--Dr. Spencer Jim Madison, Irene Pridgen and Clarence McKee. Group--Opponents and proponents L-r Jim Madison, Florida Sun; Ben Pollara; Irene Pridgen, Weekly Challenger; Bianca Garza; Kim McCray; Johnny Hunter Tempo News and VP FABOM; Dr. Jessica Spencer; Bobby R. Henry, Sr. Westside Gazette and Pres. FABOM and Clarence McKee. No--Ben Pollara, Bianca Garza and Kim McCray, Outreach Director.  In preparation of the upcoming elections, as it pertains to the Amendments on the ballot, the Florida Association of Black Owned Media (FABOM) met with opponents (Dr. Jessica Spencer, Policy Director and Clarence McKee, Consultant to Drug Free Florida) and proponents (Ben Pollara, Campaign Manager and Kim McCray, Outreach Director and Bianca Garza Director of Communications) of Amendment 2; the medical marijuana issue.
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2016) – Nathan Berman, a senior at Spanish River Community High School in Boca Raton, Fla., is a young man on a mission. He created Teens For Tomorrow, which is a network of teenagers who collect excess inventory from various companies and then distribute these items to various charities. Berman’s charity of choice is the South Florida-based nonprofit Food For The Poor.
Doris Proctor remembers her fear 33 years ago as she sat behind her 17-year-old son, Terrance, as he was sentenced for participating in several armed robberies. Bernice Stewart, her mother and Terrance’s grandmother, sat with her. “I just kept praying,” said Doris Proctor, 68, of Grand Prairie, Texas. “My mother was praying. We were hoping that the judge would have mercy.”
When Monica Cooper walked into a smoke-filled room, it changed her life. She was a New York promotional model in 1998, when she worked an obscure event that she hardly remembers — except that men there smoked cigars. That occasion welcomed her into a culture in which few black women had ventured. It also inspired Cooper to launch a niche organization last year that meshes black women with cigars.
Donald Trump delivered a compelling speech in Milwaukee just days after the unrest in Sherman Park, Milwaukee, WI. Mr. Trump attacked, head on, the many social problems afflicting inner cities across America. Although the location for his event was made weeks prior to the riot in Sherman Park, Mr. Trump still kept his commitment and showed up in Milwaukee.
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