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

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He Achieves. Continuously.

Jervonte 'Tae' Edmonds graduated from college in 2015, opened a now-nationally known nonprofit while there, worked for two different state elected officials. He’s also written a book for children ...
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Ever Heard of Soul Movement?

If your child is interested in dance, register her—and him—with Soul Movement, a young, community-focused dance conservatory that provides dance classes for children starting at age 3 and a ...
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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. Imagine. Also known ...
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That word refers to President Biden’s preferences. Nearly every highlighted-position choice he’s had to make he’s filled with a woman of color. Like Vice President. And Supreme Court Justice. ...
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Register by May 15

Back to School PBC will be held on Saturday, July 30 at different locations around Palm Beach County but, to receive the free school supplies and backpacks, students must register here by ...
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The SOS Warriors Are Going To London Next Year. They Need Your Help.

The Sounds Of Success (SOS) Community Marching Band—aka the SOS Warriors—has been playing live music for four years, based in Riviera Beach. Band members are young, committed and performing! ...
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She Is Achieving.

Nominated as an "outstanding elementary school student," Skyler Foster is being considered to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM this summer by her teacher at her school, Westward ...
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He Was Killed 10 Years Ago. A Discussion is Coming February 22.

Trayvon Martin was 17 years old when he was shot and killed on February 26, 2012 in a gated community he and his father were visiting in Sanford, Fla. ...
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America’s HBCUs Under Threat of Attack—During Black History Month. There Will Be a Talk Today.

Indeed, at the beginning of February, bomb threats were made at nearly 20 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)—acts of hate that sought to, apparently, impede the learning of ...
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‘I Endorse Him.’

That’s what former longtime Riviera Beach Mayor Thomas A. Masters is saying about the man who beat him politically in 2019 and is currently in that office, Ronnie L. ...
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"What in the African diaspora is happening in South Florida?"