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.

cocochats is Live on SupaJamz!

Heard cocochats yet? The 30-minute talk show airs at 6 p.m. each Wednesday--as in tonight!--on SupaJamz 103.7 FM, a young, Caribbean-themed station that is, in only a year, the ...
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‘Watch Night’ is Tonight

One hundred and fifty-seven years ago tonight, the enslaved peoples of America and their supporters were huddled together, praying for their freedom. That historic moment has come to be ...
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Nappy Hair Discrimination? No More.

Three states have banned discrimination against nappy hair—and Florida could be the fourth, thanks to bills recently filed for the 2020 Legislation Session. The other-state laws, and those Florida ...
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Need scholarships, anyone?

Comcast recently announced its annual scholarship program, as have several other providers. All of them offer strong support and belief in local students across Palm Beach County (PBC). Read ...
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The Winner is Clear.

On tomorrow, it will be announced which of the 12 high-achieving women, above, will be named the 2019 Woman of the Year by the Palm Beach North Chamber of ...
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He represents District 30.

That would be state Senator Bobby Powell, whose District covers Palm Beach County (PBC) from West Palm Beach north to the county line, heads west to pick up Royal ...
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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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"What in the African diaspora is happening in South Florida?"