Black History Month: Married Doctors Broke Down Barriers In The 50s“The idea of giving back has always been a part of my thinking.” Those are the words from Dr. George Simpson, who along with his wife Dr. Dazelle Simpson, have dedicated themselves to caring for South Florida African-American residents.
Black Florida Photo Exhibit Captures Colorful, Dynamic CommunityIf you look into the faces of the men, women and children captured in the 'Black Florida' photo exhibit at Bailey Contemporary Arts, you can feel their history; deeply personal stories that are the fabric of a colorful and dynamic community.
One-Of-A-Kind Black History Experience Available In Fort LauderdaleFebruary is Black History Month & in Fort Lauderdale, there's a 60-thousand square foot jewel with a one-of-a-kind black history experience.
Jackie Robinson’s Daughter Visits Miami Middle School To Talk Breaking BarriersJackie Robinson’s daughter visited a local middle school as part of Black History Month with a lesson on breaking barriers.
Focus On South Florida: BlackTech WeekFebruary is Black History Month, an annual celebration of important people and events.
'Selma' Actor Talks MLK Legacy In South FloridaStudents at a South Florida school got an academy award experience on campus on Thursday.
Focus on South Florida: Doris Ison Tribute The late Doris Ison of Florida City was a visionary and trailblazer. Dissatisfied with health care for African-Americans, Ison broke barriers in 1971 and created a health center in south Miami-Dade, which today has grown into Community Health of South Florida Incorporated, serving thousands of South Floridians from all walks of life. To coincide with Black History Month, C-H-I is planning a special tribute to Ison.
Focus on South Florida: Mandela Legacy A collection of Nelson Mandela's personal drawings are on display at a local exhibition titled "Mandela Legacy”. The pieces were sketched by Mr. Mandela after his 27-year imprisonment. We focus on the drawings, their significance, and the timing of the exhibit during Black History Month.
Focus on South Florida: Thelma Gibson As part of our celebration of Black History Month we profile Thelma Gibson. Born in the 1920s, this Miami native not only witnessed life here leading up to the civil rights movement, she fought tooth and nail for civil rights. Ms. Gibson was also one of the founders of the Jewish Home for the Aged, and one of the women who started the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Dade County, South Florida’s first women’s chamber.
Tours To Celebrate Black History In Key West This WeekendLooking for something to do this weekend that is a little out of the ordinary? Why not head to the Florida Keys for a stroll through history.
Black History Month: The Life Of W. George Allen“It’s been a lot of good times and a lot of bad times but all in all, it’s been a great life. It’s been beyond anything I thought.” Reflections made by a man whose life reads like chapters in American History.
Black History Month: Focus On Civil Rights Pioneer Thelma GibsonCBS4 is celebrating Black History Month by recognizing special people who contributed to South Florida's black history.