In the Name of Judge Edward Rodgers

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

One family suffered tremendously from crime and mental illness, but at least one of the family members, Travon Adderly, has achieved. Despite. Read a story about it, thanks to longtime news reporter Daphne L. Taylor

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.

Pray at City Hall Today

When Rae Whitely decided to host a prayer-vigil-at-city-halls against gun violence today, he thought about the shootings at El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, of course, but more ...
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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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Update: Authors in PBC!

We first wrote this story about Local Author Night, which occurred April 25 at the Riviera Beach Public Library, and focused on just that: people in Palm Beach County ...
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‘Stamp Out Hunger’ kicks off in PBC Saturday

On May 11, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will launch its 27th annual ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive, when letter carriers across the country will pick up ...
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"What in the African diaspora is happening in South Florida?"