Posts from January 2013

Why are the nation's major African American organizations choosing Greater Fort Lauderdale for their conferences?

One incentive is the enticing view of sunshine and ocean that beckons as soon as the sessions end. But, groups like the National Newspaper Publishers Association, which just ended a weeklong meeting, also find a lot more to praise.

"We wanted the richness of African American history. Black tourism is critical. And, we were so pleased to see so many powerful Black people in prominent positions," said Cloves Campbell, Jr., board

Jan 29: Spotlight on Diversity

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 7:57 AM by Kitty Oliver

Sweet Honey in the RockHaunting photos from the Golden Age of jazz. Reggae and gospel presented in crossover style. Black culture - historical and contemporary. You can find all of that, and more, on the stage and in the gallery of the Miramar Cultural Center ArtsPark in Greater Fort Lauderdale over the next few months.

The stately Mediterranean-themed complex located in Broward County's culturally-dynamic western corridor is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. Veteran actress JoMarie Payton, star the TV series Family Matters, has been named the official