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NEWS AROUND SOUTH FLORIDA
Hurricane Relief Efforts
Tuesday, Sep 21, 2004
Hurricane relief efforts are underway for affected Caribbean and South Florida locales. Please assist as Haiti, Jamaica, and Grenada cope with the losses during this hurricane season.
Tuesday, May 25, 2004
South Florida businessman R. Donahue Peebles and his company, Peebles Atlantic Devlopment Corp., are featured in the June edition of Black Enterprise magazine. Peebles Atlantic Development Corp., with a portfolio of $500 million, had 2003 sales of $82 million. Peebles owns the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza South Beach, the only African-American owned hotel on South Beach.
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2004
The new president of Bethune-Cookman College, the fifth in the school’s 100-year history, will be Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed, the sitting president and CEO of Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is expected to begin her new duties July 1, according to Dr. J. Stanley Marshall, chairman of the B-CC Board of Trustees.
South Florida Radio Personality Gerard Latortue Appointed PM Of Haiti
Monday, Mar 01, 2004
Port Au Prince- South Florida Radio Personality Gerard Latortue has been appointed Prime Minister of Haiti. Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide resigned Sunday, February 29 as Rebel Leader Guy Phillipe and Rebel Soldiers threatened publicly to March on the Capital and arrest him.
Croom accepts MSU head coaching job
Saturday, Nov 29, 2003
Sylvester Croom, assistant head coach with the Green Bay Packers, has accepted the head football coaching job for the Mississippi State University Bulldogs. Croom becomes the first and only black coach in the SEC, and joins only a handful of black coaches within the Division I-A coaching ranks.
Bromell-Tinubu Selected as Bethune-Cookman College President
Monday, Nov 10, 2003
Bethune-Cookman College Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. J. Stanley Marshall announced November 3 that Dr. Gloria Bromell-Tinubu has been selected as the new president for the soon-to-be-100-year old private, United Methodist Church affiliated, liberal arts college.
Alvino Monk Passes
Thursday, Oct 30, 2003
Alvino Monk, former publisher of the Greater Miami Black Resource Guide passed away on October 26, 2003. He courageously fought colon cancer for 2 years.
Toni Morrison opens Miami Book Fair
Wednesday, Oct 29, 2003
Pulitzer-Prize and Nobel literary laureate Toni Morrison comes to Miami to launch the Annual Miami Book Fair. Admission is free.
Elizabeth Muto crowned Miss Black USA
Sunday, Aug 24, 2003
Elizabeth Muto, Miss Black Nevada, was crowned Miss Black USA 2003 in Miami FL, Saturday August 23, 2003.
Election Results from Miami Gardens
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2003
From General Election on July 22, 2003
FRIDAY, AUG 03