Danny Valdes, 30, was driving a stolen car but relatives say he was not violent; no weapon was found.
Miami-DadeThe Miami Herald , May 9
Nearly 3,000 students from 15 middle schools and their families from around Miami-Dade County attended Jungle Island as it hosted the 2013 ... Hip Hop 4 Health Fair and Final Dance Competition on Saturday, May 4. At the event, music and dance were used to encourage physical activity, cardiovascular health and other positive healthy behaviors.
CourtsThe Miami Herald , May 7
Jurors took just over two hours to convict Walter Bailey of September 2006 slayings; he now faces the death penalty.
Little HaitiThe Miami Herald , May 3
About 200 teens gathered in Little Haiti on Sunday, April 28, to help beautify Morningside Elementary as part the annual J-Serve Internation... al Day of Jewish Youth Service. Among their accomplishments: a newly painted mural and a spruced-up, re-mulched garden and green area.
Liberty CityThe Miami Herald , May 3
The African-American Performing Arts Community Theatre is putting on a production of ‘Anne and Emmett’ at the African Heritage... Cultural Arts Center in Liberty City. The play imagines a meeting between Anne Frank, who died at age 15 inside the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during the Holocaust, and Emmett Till, who was 14 years old in 1955 when he was murdered for reportedly flirting with a white woman in Mississippi. The showtimes are 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays through May 12. Tickets are $20. The center is located at 6161 NW 22nd St. For more information, visit www.aapact.com.
Liberty CityThe Miami Herald , Apr 30
City, county and school police officers reached out to kids in Liberty City as partners in the fight against crime.
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South Florida Theatre Scene, Apr. 22, 2013Number of comments: 0
Photo by Teddy Harrell Today's "dark" theater is at The African-American Performing Arts Community Theater (AAPACT) at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. The center's Wendell A Narcisse Performing Arts Theater is a black box that can seat up to 250. Located in the heart of Liberty City, [...]
Soul Of Miami, Apr. 12, 2013
Let’s Invest For Tomorrow, Liberty City!
Saturday, 04/27/2013, 11:00 am – 02:00 pm
Charles Hadley Park
1350 NW 50 St,
Miami, Florida 33142
NHSSF is hosting this community event with seven partner organizations and Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT program to provide an opportunity for residents to learn about affordable [...]
Geoffrey Philp's Blog Spot, Mar. 11, 2013
The lecture series, ?Rethinking Garveyism in the Twenty-First Century,? had been going petty well. So far, I?ve given presentations in Liberty City, Hialeah, and at the North Campus of Miami Dade College.
One of the questions that I am frequently asked during the Q&A is ?How [...]
Crossfade: Young Scrilla of Tru Story Ent Shot in Overtown AK-47 Driveby in Miami Weekend Shooting SpreeCrossfade, Feb. 26, 2013
R.I.P. to the school kids killed in Little Haiti and Liberty City over the weekend, and respect to their families.Assault weapon shooting sprees are all too common in Miami. And a weekend full o...Continue reading "Young Scrilla of Tru Story Ent Shot in Overtown AK-47 Driveby in Miami" [...]
Riptide 2.0, Jan. 25, 2013
A nightmare scenario played out in front of a Liberty City restaurant yesterday when an armed mugger confronted a mother with two young kids in tow and demanded her purse. The mom, identified by...Continue reading "Liberty City Mugger Shoots Mom In the Face In Front of Her Two" [...]