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Florida House Approves Mary McLeod Bethune Statue In U.S. Capitol Statuary Hall By a vote of 111-1 on Tuesday afternoon, February 20, 2018, the Florida House approved HB 139 to place a statue of Mary McLeod Bethune in U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. The bill was signed by Governor Rick Scott. “More than 14,000 graduates …

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Community News

 Honoring OPD Lt. Debra Clayton – Tuesday marked one year since Orlando Police Department Lt. Debra Clayton, as well as Orange County Sheriff’s Office DFC Norman Lewis, lost their lives while protecting our community. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando City Commissioners, along with the Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff …

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Black Girl Magic Comes to the Magic Kingdom For the first time in history The National Miss Black US Ambassador and Miss Black Teen US Ambassador Scholarship Pageant, a pageant for black women, will be held at the Walt Disney World Resort. Ambassadors of Change Inc, presents The National Miss …

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Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity of Orlando and Winter Park Chapters, in partnership with The Experience Christian Center, opened The Diamond Experience Computer Learning Center on the campus of The Christian Experience Center. L-R: Kappa International President Thomas Battles Jr. and Pastor Derrick McRae cutting ribbon and Fraternity Officers Erick Wicker, …

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HBCU News

Cheyney University, One of the Nation’s Oldest HBCUs, Could Lose Its Accreditation in September   Founded in 1837, by Richard Humphreys, a reformed slave trader, Cheyney represents more than just a place of learning, said Pennsylvania State Representative Stephen Kinsey, who recently joined students and others at a rally for …

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