Power-pop and rock-’n’-roll legend Paul Collins will perform Saturday at ArtsPark in Hollywood. Collins’ South Florida stop is part of his Garageland Presents tour, a cross-country journey aimed at engaging the rock community.
A raw, public tussle between U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and trial attorney John Morgan over a medical marijuana ballot initiative prompted the Florida Democratic Party chairwoman to declare herself “disappointed.”
Hollywood’s Ahava Greenbaum (Hochberg Preparatory School), Hollywood’s Bailey Koch (Falcon Cove Middle School), Miami’s Tyler McCray (Frank C. Martin K-8 International School), Miami’s Eric Villanueva (John I. Smith K-8 Center) and Doral’s Arella Zambrano (Conchita Espinosa Academy) were honored on the court as the Miami Heat/Miami Herald January Academic/Sportsmanship Team Players in conjunction with Gatorade at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Black History Month began as Negro History Week in 1926. Historian Carter G. Woodson, the founder of the Association for the Study Of African American Life and History (ASALH), selected the week in February that contains the birthdates of Abraham Lincoln, Feb 12, 1809, the 16th president of the United States who signed the Emancipation Proclamation to free the slaves and Frederick Douglass, February 14, 1817, orator, journalist and anti-slavery leader.