In the Name of Judge Edward Rodgers

Each week read opinion pieces provided by local, aware community voices. Just So You Know. 

 

 

 

When Nyota King went to Africa for the first time in 2017, it changed her life. She wants to see the same happen for others. Read about her experience--and about a trip to the Continent she's planning for all in June 2020.

The Beauty of coco

He's in business on the corner in the 'hood.

So, what's he selling?

cocowire provides hyperlocal news, events and useful information to communities of color in primarily Palm Beach County. Got news to share? Go coco.

Whenever They Are Ready.

For 35 years, Daryl Lewis, age 55, had been a criminal. Not working, in and out of jail and prison but then, when he was released in April, he ...
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‘TikiMarket’ in Riviera Beach kicks off with a Bahamas Relief Benefit

This year's Caribbean-themed TikiMarket at the Marina will launch Sunday, October 20 with a focus on one particular island nation: The Bahamas.The season opener is a Bahamas Relief Benefit titled Art, Jazz ...
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What is ‘Operation Green Light’?

On one day in October, Palm Beach County (PBC) will make it easier--or, rather, cheaper--for residents to get their driver's licenses restored. That one day is October 19 and ...
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Update: #BahamasStrong

As we've all seen, the response to the devastation of The Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian has been dramatic. In a good way. Indeed, all of the efforts to support ...
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Tomorrow: Another PBC Author!

Everyone has a story to tell, they say, but not everybody tells it. Tiffany Williams—single mother, college graduate, homeowner—has told hers and had it published. And from 5 to ...
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Update: Pray at City Hall

When community activist Rae Whitely and Apostle Tommy Brown decided to host a prayer-vigil-at-city-halls against gun violence Monday, they included concern about the mass shootings at El Paso and ...
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Update: free back-to-school events in PBC

The School District of Palm Beach County (PBC) will start the 2019-20 school year on August 12, so let's get ready! The good news is there's lots of options ...
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‘Foe Foe Tha Don’

Meet 24-year-old rapper Foe Foe Tha Don, a West Palm Beach native who’s bringing a message to the airwaves. The message? That, no matter what trials and tribulations life ...
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PBC Museum of Black History? Getting closer

When Ineria Hudnell, 97, died last year, one question hung in the air at her funeral: what about the museum? The longtime educator had taught at the segregated Roosevelt ...
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Network. Invest. Grow.

An impressive list of local, state, national and global leaders, business owners, award-winning communicators, star athletes, public officials–all will be gathering next week for ‘Elevate Now International Symposium 2019,’ a conference ...
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"What in the African diaspora is happening in South Florida?"