MIAMI (CBS4) – U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson accused her opponent, Dr. Rudy Moise, of being “underground” during this year’s Democratic primary race.
“I have not seen Dr. Rudy Moise since the last time I defeated him, I saw him at one debate, I have not even seen him in the community doing any service or showing up anywhere, so I am still looking for him, he has gone completely underground,” Wilson said during an appearance Sunday morning on CBS4’s Facing South Florida.
President Barack Obama paid his second visit to South Florida in the last month Tuesday for a pair of fundraisers and a speech to students at Florida Atlantic University.
Thousands of people filled the amphitheater at Miami’s Bayfront Park Sunday afternoon to demand justice in the death of Trayvon Martin. The attendance fell far short of the 75 thousand predicted by US Rep. Frederica Wilson, organizer of the event, but they missed a spirited rally held under a blazing sun.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in a hometown rally for the parents of Trayvon Martin in Miami this weekend.
South Florida residents commemorated the September 11th terrorist attacks by participating in a number of special events including memorial services, prayer services and marathon runs.
As Miami’s unemployment rate continues to hover in the double digits, the Congressional Black Caucus held a town hall event in Miami on Monday to address the stubbornly high unemployment rates in the black community.
A new study claims that nearly 30 percent of all South Florida families with children are going hungry, finding themselves without the money needed to buy food at times during the last 12 months. That places South Florida 12th on a nationwide list of areas with the worst food hardship.
Hundreds of Miami-Dade residents swarmed the Miami-Dade Colleges North Campus this Saturday afternoon to make their voices heard during a Congressional speakout.
Ten-year-old Travis McNeil Jr. wiped away tears Sunday as a church full of people prayed for the father he lost at the hands of Miami Police.
Early voting begins Monday in the race to find a successor for U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson in the Florida Senate. Voters can cast early ballots for the special election today through Sunday, February 27th.