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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

  • Isheka N. Harrison, Miami Occasions Contributor
  • Up to date Jan 21, 2021

“I nonetheless have a dream, a dream deeply rooted within the American dream – in the future this nation will stand up and stay as much as its creed, we maintain these truths to be self-evident: that every one males are created equal.”

  • Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe, The Related Press
  • Up to date Jan 21, 2021

Joe Biden grew to become the forty sixth president of america on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably higher than any confronted by his predecessors.

  • Kathleen Ronayne and Alexandra Jaffe, The Related Press
  • Up to date Jan 21, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has stored males on the high ranks of American energy for greater than two centuries when she took the oath to carry the nation’s second-highest workplace.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

  • Kat Stafford and Aaron Morrison, The Related Press
  • Up to date Jan 21, 2021

Uncommon for an inaugural deal with, President Joe Biden issued a robust repudiation of white supremacy and home terrorism seen on the rise underneath Donald Trump.

  • Invoice Barrow and Meg Kinnard, The Related Press
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

Jaime Harrison, a former South Carolina Democratic Social gathering chairman and a present nationwide social gathering affiliate chair, shall be previously named social gathering chair on Thursday, when the Democratic Nationwide Committee nearly convenes. The DNC historically doesn’t have aggressive inner elections after …

  • Hillel Italie, The Related Press
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

When Joe Biden addresses the nation for the primary time as president, his inaugural speech will echo requires unity that predecessors have invoked because the first time George Washington was sworn in.

  • James LaPorta, Michael Balsamo, The Related Press
  • Jan 19, 2021

Twelve U.S. Military Nationwide Guard members have been faraway from the presidential inauguration safety mission after they have been discovered to have ties with right-wing militia teams or posted extremist views on-line, in response to two U.S. officers. There was no menace to President-elect Joe Biden,…

  • Erik Bojnansky, Miami Occasions Senior Author
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

Fearful that their restricted provide of COVID-19 vaccines shall be snatched up by outsiders, Metropolis of Miami officers are launching a “Miami First” effort that may limit vaccinations to Miami residents solely, beginning with its aged inhabitants.

  • Miami Occasions Employees Report
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

Marcus L. Dixon will be part of the Florida Democratic Social gathering as its new govt director on Feb. 1.

  • Johania Charles, Miami Occasions Employees Author
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

For 33 years, the Nationwide Affiliation for the Development of Coloured Folks (NAACP) Miami-Dade Department has labored tirelessly to pave a path to racial justice via activism and enhancing the therapy of Black folks.

  • Bianca Marcof, Miami Occasions Contributor
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

Forty-five Wilson students, named after Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, have been awarded school scholarships to mark their completion of the 5000 Function Fashions of Excellence mentorship program on Monday morning on the twenty eighth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast.

  • Bianca Marcof, Miami Occasions Contributor
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

“Violence will not be the reply, it’s not an answer.”

  • Selena Stanley, Miami Occasions Employees Author
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

West Perrine’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. competition pressed on regardless of the pandemic, in a socially distanced format on Saturday. Household, meals and general enjoyable characterised the occasion, as organizers and individuals remembered King’s life and legacy in a brand new manner.

  • Johania Charles, Miami Occasions Employees Author
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

Miami Gardens residents have been greeted Monday morning by vibrant orange shirts and private defend gear (PPE) delivered to their doorsteps.

  • Mark Promote, Miami Occasions Contributor
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

Don’t throw out that county elections envelope.

  • Michael Warren, The Related Press
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

The NAACP Authorized Protection and Instructional Fund launched a $40 million scholarship program on Monday to help a brand new era of civil rights attorneys, devoted to pursuing racial justice throughout the South.

  • Kat Stafford, Mike Householder and Corey Williams, The Related Press
  • Up to date Jan 20, 2021

Flint mom Ariana Hawk struggled to search out phrases. Bittersweet got here to thoughts, as did annoyed.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Jonathan Lemire and Alan Fram, The Related Press
  • Up to date Jan 14, 2021

President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. Home for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of riot” over the lethal mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and gorgeous collapse of his closing days in workplace.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

  • Johania Charles, Miami Occasions Employees Author
  • Up to date Jan 13, 2021

Six useless, dozens of arrests, suspended social media accounts and a minimum of 9 senior-level advisers in Donald Trump’s administration left and not using a job – all ensuing from a siege of the U.S. Capitol on a day that now lives in infamy.

  • Bianca Marcof, Miami Occasions Employees Author
  • Up to date Jan 13, 2021

The U.S. Capitol Police has named Yogananda Pittman as appearing chief of police, making her the primary Black girl to carry that place. The announcement got here the day after the resignation of former chief Steven Sund, within the wake of the Jan. 6 riots on the Capitol.

  • Johania Charles, Miami Occasions Employees Author
  • Up to date Jan 13, 2021

A devastating week marked with runaway COVID-19 infections in South Florida, a way more contagious variant of the virus from abroad recognized in our state and a crippled first week of vaccination efforts ended with hope on Sunday morning at a Broward church.

  • Miami Occasions Employees Report
  • Up to date Jan 13, 2021

Florida’s Republican U.S. senators took decidedly completely different paths when voting on whether or not to certify outcomes of the 2020 presidential election throughout a joint session of Congress that lasted into the wee hours final Thursday morning.

  • Miami Occasions Employees Report
  • Up to date Jan 13, 2021

Public well being officers sounded the alarm for months, complaining that they didn’t have sufficient help or cash to get COVID-19 vaccines shortly into arms. Now the slower-than-expected begin to the most important vaccination effort in U.S. historical past is proving them proper.

  • Miami Occasions Employees Report
  • Up to date Jan 13, 2021

Saying it’s designed to quash voices of Black and brown folks, Florida Democratic lawmakers on Monday blasted a “Combating Public Dysfunction” proposal pushed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and legislative leaders, supposedly aimed toward cracking down on violent protests.

  • Bianca Marcof, Miami Occasions Employees Author
  • Up to date Jan 13, 2021

As COVID-19 instances and deaths in Florida proceed to rise, state lawmakers have decided how this month’s committee conferences and upcoming legislative session will run. Any lawmaker in bodily attendance on the Capitol must comply with security measures to forestall additional outbreaks, as pri…

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