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.

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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‘Freedom Day’ across south Florida

'Juneteenth' refers to that day, June 19, 1865, when slaves in Texas were freed by the Union Army--two-and-a-half years after President Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. ...
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Another published PBC author–who also cares, responds

Yes, there is another published author in Palm Beach County (PBC) and, this one, for sure, has a story to tell. Stacey Nails had been homeless, on drugs and, ...
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Haitian Heritage Month continues

The United States Census reports that Florida is home to the largest Haitian population in the United States and we are also home to the most counties that celebrate ...
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"What in the African diaspora is happening in South Florida?"