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Discover Commits $5 Million to Support Black-owned Restaurants Discover is giving $25,000 awards to 200 Black-owned restaurants

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FPL + Partners help 200 Miami-Dade Homebound Disabled Residents in Little Haiti and North Miami

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DeSantis names Jamaican immigrant, son of Cuban exiles to Florida Supreme Court

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Frank Baker of Siris and Laura Day Baker to Pay Remaining Tuition for Nearly 50 Spelman College Seniors

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Candice Storey Lee to lead Commodores, makes history at Vanderbilt University | Vanderbilt News

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Hallandale Beach CRA Allocates $300,000 for Rental, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance for Residents Impacted by COVID-19

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Citi Announces Partnership with Minority-Owned Depository Institutions to Purchase Paycheck Protection Program Loans

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May 19th Memo to Commission - Exploring Alternatives outside of Implementing Furloughs

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Furlough Press Release - City of Miramar Announces 8-Hour Per Week Furloughs for All Full Time Employees Starting June 11

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ESSENCE Study Reveals Key Insights Into the Impact of COVID-19 on the Lives, Behaviors and Outlooks of Black Women in the U.S.

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Brett J. Hart Named President of United Airlines

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(Bprw) National Black Child Development Institute Refocuses Its Annual Week Of Action To Deliver Resources To Support Black Children And Families Amidst The Covid-19 Global Pandemic

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Small Firms Join Rush to Return Loans After Rules Revisions

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Nicholas Johnson becomes Princeton's first black valedictorian

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Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam Appointed to Board of Trustees for the African American Mayors Association (AAMA)

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Video interview featuring FPL Executive, Juliet Roulhac

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Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Lauds Rev. Al Sharpton for Letter Demanding Skadden Arps Remove Martin Luther Jr. King Banner from Website, Citing Lack of Diversity in Recent Promotions

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Essence Announces the “ESSENCE Benefit Series to Fight COVID-19” to Support Black-Owned Small Businesses and Organizations Affected by the Pandemic

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Al Tucker, Advocate Of Multicultural Tourism Passed Away!

Picture) Al Tucker second to the left with (left to right) from the Greater Miami Visitors & Convention Bureau. Al West CFO, Connie Kinnard Vice President of Multicultural Tourism & Development and CEO Bill Talbert.

This past weekend South Florida lost a champion in the field of multicultural diversity. Al Tucker was the vice president of Multicultural Business Development at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. Al was responsible for outreach to minority communities across America with the intent of having them host their family reunions and annual conferences in Fort Lauderdale.

In recent years, he was able to attract organizations such as Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), National Urban League, National Association of Black Accountants, 100 Hundred Black Men of America and more. He was also responsible for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau being one of the original sponsors of Jazz in the Gardens, one of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Al had a positive impact on the community. Many people will miss his presence such as Connie Kinnard, vice president of Multicultural Tourism & Development at the Greater Miami Visitors & Convention Bureau. Kinnard said, “This is a big loss for the tourism industry and the South Florida community. Al was a trailblazer and pushed for people of color in the convention and tourism world. He has been a friend and mentor to me for over 20 years and helped me personally when I was at the Nashville CVB in the development of our Multicultural Department there. He was also a cheerleader for me when I moved to Miami in 2015 to start working at the Greater Miami CVB. We were immediately connected by our joint partnership as destination sponsors of the Jazz in the Gardens Festival. We were both committed to working together in some way even beyond county lines. Al’s reach is deep and his impact is great. He has touched the life of many all over the country to include the lifelong friends and counterparts of the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals, in which Al and many of us (African Americans) in the tourism industry are or have been members. Rest assured his legacy in tourism and diversity efforts, his commitment to the community and his work to support of community empowerment won’t be forgotten.”

Broward County Mayor Dale Holness said Al brought hundreds of millions of economic impact to Broward County and the South Florida region. “Al supported many organizations that brought their conferences and conventions to Broward County. Some of those organizations include … the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), … Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC), … International Cricket, and almost all of the fraternities and sororities…. Al served with integrity, professionalism and honesty. He developed friendships with almost everyone he encountered. As Mayor of Broward County, I am honored to have served with Al. We developed a strong professional relationship and a great friendship. He will be missed by his family, his friends, his coworkers, and certainly Broward County’s government."

We at MIA MEDIA GROUP will miss you Al. Rest in peace!

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Juliet Roulhac, FPL’s Director of External Affairs, received a special honor from the city of Tamarac

Juliet Roulhac (third from left), Florida Power & Light Company’s director of external affairs – Broward and West Florida, receives a proclamation from Tamarac stakeholders and city officials at a city commission meeting Feb. 12, 2020. Roulhac received the proclamation for Black History Month, in honor of her numerous community involvement efforts.

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OneUnited Bank Launches New Limited-Edition Harriet Tubman Card

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Simmons University Names Lynn Perry Wooten as Ninth President

BOSTON, -- Simmons University's Board of Trustees today announced that
Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten has been unanimously selected to serve as Simmons' ninth president effective July 1, 2020.

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(BPRW) Ecolab Names Gail Peterson Senior Vice President of Global
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Media Advisory: Melba Pearson to formally launch campaign for
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Economic Equity Network Convenes Investors and
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