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  1. Police Offer Flimsy Excuse For Cop Caught On Video Punching Unarmed 14-Year-Old Girl During ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | NewsOne

    Florida police department finds itself defending what appears to be excessive force in the arrest of a teenage girl that was caught on cell phone video outside of a mall in Coral Springs. The video shows two officers from the Coral Springs Police Department on Thursday kneeling on the back of the 14-year-old girl, face down on the ground with her hands pinned underneath her body.


  2. This Entrepreneur Is The First Black Woman To Own An Indoor Rock Climbing Gym In The U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | NewsOne

    After opening the doors to Coral Cliffs Climbing Gym in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Abby Dione become the first Black woman in the country to own and operate an indoor rock climbing gym, Melanin Base Camp reported. Abby Dione, the first Black woman to own a rock climbing gym in the U.S. The gym-which has been in existence since 2011-was created as an avenue to expose more people of color to the activity, the news outlet writes.


  3. No Deliveries For Black Folks After Dark? Florida Pizza Hut Busted For Service BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | NewsOne

    A chain location in Fort Lauderdale is refusing to deliver pies to a historically Black neighborhood after dark, echoing a racist historic pattern of biased bans done in the name of business. Adhering to corporate policy was given as the reason for why the store is avoiding nighttime deliveries in Sistrunk, a predominantly Black area named in honor of Broward County's first Black doctor, James Sistrunk .


  4. Lottery Winner Plans To Revitalize Historic Black Business District In FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | NewsOne

    For Miguel Pilgram -a South Florida man who won a $52 million lottery prize seven years ago-using his winnings to invest in the Black community was imperative to him, Black Enterprise reported. Following his win in 2010, Pilgram founded a real estate company that oversaw properties in South Florida, the news outlet wrote.


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