Legacy 2016 South Florida: Power Issue | Page 2

2BB AN INDEPENDENT SUPPLEMENT BY MIA MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS GROUP TO THE SUN SENTINEL PUBLISHER’S NOTE Come take a ride with us, north of the Miami-Dade border into Broward County, Miramar and points north. As you pass through Miramar it is very likely that you will find something going on at the regional park or the cultural arts center. As the slogan goes “It’s all right here, In Miramar”. As you continue up State Road 7, you’ll reach Lauderhill, home of the new state of the art Performing Arts Center, the new jewel of Lauderhill, and a facility that is appealing and representative of Lauderhill’s multi-ethnic population. Continuing our entertainment trip, Juneteenth has now taken hold in South Florida. On June 18, 2016, Gladys Knight and Mary J. Blige will be the featured artist at the Juneteenth Celebration at Mills Pond Park. As we watch the cultural explosion happening across South Florida it Subscribe to and view the digital version of Legacy Magazine Kervin L. Clenance Group Publisher, Legacy Magazine Erica V. Knowles Editor-in-Chief, Legacy Magazine Denise St. Patrick-Bell PhD Copy Editor Toni Harrigan Intern FRIDAY MAY 13, 2016 brings to mind a question that is often being floated among intellectual conversation. In fact, our very own esteemed Urban League of Broward CEO Jermaine Smith Baugh responded to a question of whether or not there is still a need for Black History Month and vehicles such as Black Entertainment Television. We would like to add our two cents to that conversation and say, yes. There is a need for 365Black and a little more “Blackish” as we continue to share our talents, gifts and the culture of the Black diaspora with South Florida and the world. While you are at it, don’t sleep on the Florida Minority Supplier Development Council which has recently expanded their footprint to include Orlando, Tampa and Tallahassee. If your business needs a little freshening up, you will find information on the leading Black/African American Public Relations firms in the region. Enjoy this Power Issue of Legacy South Florida and don’t forget to build your own legacy. Kervin L. Clenance Group Publisher Legacy South Florida Legacy Miami