Mayor Dale Holness - Jamaican American

There’s a New Mayor in Town – Dale Holness Makes Broward History

Dale V.C. Holness, a Jamaican-American, was unanimously voted by the Broward County Commission to serve as Mayor today.  Mayor Holness has served for the...

Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh Empowering Communities as Urban League (Broward) CEO

U.S. Virgin Islands | President and CEO of the Urban League of Broward County “If you don’t quit, you win.”...

What Black America Needs to Know About COVID-19 and Vaccines

Government, community, and faith-based leaders join forces to champion the fight against COVID-19 The new year has brought with it more daunting...
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Get 2020 Election Ready with Miami-Dade SOE Christina White

Plan Yuh Vote - with Marlon Hill and Calibe Thompson. Guest Christina White, Miami Dade Supervisor of Elections, talks to us about what's going on...

Meet the Miami Mayor Leading with Humility

"I learned something in politics. You may have power, but don't abuse it. You can have the majority, but you need to please the minority...
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Meet Linda Julien of Miami Gardens: A Haitian-American Story

Miami Gardens City County candidate Linda Julien has a uniquely Haitian-American history. “My mother came here on a boat,” she explains. “It was a life-threatening trip that...

The Powerful Legacy and Lessons of Colin Powell’s Life

In his 1995 autobiography, “My American Journey,” Colin Powell recalls a near-death experience in Jamaica during his visit there three years earlier while representing the...

Caribbean Islands join protests in solidarity for Black Lives Matter

Amidst the ongoing international rallies in response to police brutality and the dealth of George Floyd, Caribbean people all over the world have shown their unshakable solidarity....
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Diaspora mourns death of Former Jamaican PM Edward Seaga

Condolences continue to pour in from the Diaspora following the death of Jamaica’s fifth Prime Minister, Edward Philip George Seaga, at age 89. The statesman passed away...
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Andrew Gillum’s Personal Message to the Caribbean Community

Calibe Thompson, publisher of Island Origins Magazine had a chance to sit and have a robust conversation with Democratic Florida gubernatorial nominee (candidate at the time), Andrew...

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