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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
FAMU football moving up to Division I-A
Tuesday, Jul 22, 2003
The NCAA has approved Florida A&M University's application to move it's football program to Division I-A. FAMU will be the first Historically Black College or University in Division I-A.
Jackson Five Considering Reunion
Tuesday, Jul 22, 2003
Jermaine Jackson in a conversation with a reporter from the BBC said that the brothers are planning a reunion tour. Michael Jackson's publicist did not comment on the report, but Jermaine Jackson says his brother is "Absolutely on board ." The group last performed at a 2001 concert celebrating Michael's 30 yrs in the music biz.
Bad Boy II Blows away competition at opening box office
Monday, Jul 21, 2003
Bad Boy II, the highly anticipated sequel starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, earned $46.7 million at the box office in its opening weekend. The sequel, airing 8-years after its precursor, was filmed primarily in Miami.