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.

 

 

 

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

Celebrate the End of Slavery

'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 ...
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‘That Could’ve Been Me’

That’s what Tyler Lawrence, 28, said to herself when she learned about the shooting death of Breonna Taylor in her own home in Lexington, Kentucky. It’s also what came ...
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June is ‘Suits for Seniors’ Month in PBC

WEST PALM BEACH – At the Board of County Commissioners meeting on June 4, 2019, Mayor Bernard presented a proclamation declaring June 2019 Suits for Seniors Month in Palm Beach ...
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April was About the Pandemic. May is About Haiti.

Well, that's how we feel at cocowire, anyway. That's why we didn't really write anything last month, why we didn't send out a digital community newsletter last month, why ...
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PBC Govt. Summer Camp Scholarship Program. Apply by March 31, 2020.

Palm Beach County's Youth Services Program has a list of 120 camps that are everywhere--from Boca Raton to Riviera Beach to Jupiter to Royal Palm Beach to the Glades--and all ...
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It’s Annual Meeting is Tonight. On Palm Beach.

The Annual Meeting of the BBIC is this evening, when attendees will learn what the nonprofit has accomplished in the last year and what its goals are for 2020. ...
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She’ll Be at the Big Game Today. And So Will They.

People from around the world will be at today’s Super Bowl LIV in Miami—as will several local businesses from Palm Beach County. And so will at least one local ...
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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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"What in the African diaspora is happening in South Florida?"