Join Us For a Reception Honoring Dr. Barbara Sharief

May 18th, 2023 is going to be LEGENDARY! Join us and the amazing Barbara Sharief for a night of FUNdraising, excitement, and the official SD-35 campaign launch! Meet us at the beautiful Riverside Hotel Las Olas in Ft. Lauderdale from 5:30-7:30pm and let’s make history together! To join the host committee or RSVP, email us […]

Six Broward ‘champions of change’ to be honored in Fort Lauderdale

Six prominent local women will be honored for their contributions to the community, along with the historical female predecessors who helped pave their way, at a photo exhibition and reception to be held at Galleria Fort Lauderdale during Women’s History Month, celebrated in March. The event, History Fort Lauderdale and Galleria Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: […]

Here are the Top 10 most important political stories in South Florida in 2022

Most of the region’s big stories have cliffhangers for 2023. There is never a dull moment, much less a dull year, in South Florida politics. And 2022 was no exception. Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties were host to numerous happenings that drew national headlines and the celebration — or consternation — of residents and […]

Barbara Sharief announces 2024 Florida Senate campaign

Three weeks after Barbara Sharief lost a campaign for Florida Senate, she said Tuesday she’d seek the same seat in 2024. The Aug. 23 election — in which Sharief was trounced — was the most bitterly fought summer contest in Broward County. “I’m very confident that this time will be [a victory]. I’m looking forward to running […]

Barbara Sharief Accuses Lauren Book of Defamation Over Political Ads

Former Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief is suing state Sen. Lauren Book, accusing her of defamation amid a heated campaign for Florida’s District 35 seat. In litigation filed July 29, Sharief claimed Book and political action committee Winning Florida “shamelessly and relentlessly disseminated lies to people” that Sharief took funds from medical and social programs designed […]

Democratic dogfight for Florida Senate District 35 seat heats up

MIRAMAR, Fla. – The Democratic dogfight for one state Senate seat is getting downright nasty. These are two candidates who are not far apart on most issues, but the attack ads are starting to pop up more and more frequently in this race. It’s the race for Florida Senate District 35 between Senate Minority Leader Lauren […]

Dr. Barbara Sharief’s Family Funday and Community Blood Drive

Dr. Barbara Sharief Blood Drive

Dr. Barbara Sharief’s Family Funday and Community Blood Drive. Join us Saturday, March 26th from 10:00am – 2:00pm at Wellman Park 6801 SW 34th St. Miramar, FL 33023 Come join us as we help One Blood save lives in our community. All donors will receive a wellness checkup: Blood pressure Pulse Temperature Iron Count Cholesterol […]

Simone Biles, the Olympics, and Mental Health

Mental Health is on the rise and impacts everyone differently. This past week, Simone Biles, the world’s most decorated gold-medal-gymnast prioritized her mental health withdrawing from Olympic events, affirming her mind and body weren’t in sync. Simone’s brave actions were both applauded and hastily judged by those who have never dealt with mental health issues. […]

Genetically Modified Mosquitos

It’s rainy season in South Florida, which signifies mosquito season. Recently, the EPA approved the launch of a controversial project releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to battle disease-carrying mosquitoes, which would reduce the local population of these mosquitoes. Genetically modified mosquitoes are an alternative to insecticides, which are used heavily to control […]