Monthly Archives: January 2024

New Shows for Black History Month

Continuing my ‘Celebrating West Africa’ series, here are three events I’m holding in February during Black History Month.  My thanks to Afrikin and the Great Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau for their help and sponsorship. “AfriKin: Perspectives, Poetry & Prose” on February 18th, featuring Mutabaruka. This event includes poetry and performance, celebrating the cultural impact of African […]

Galvin Center Nears Full Payoff: Ahead of Schedule

Fantastic news!  Thanks to deft financial moves made by city administrators, the city is in position to pay off the purchase of the Galvin Community Center in April 2024.  That’s a full six months ahead of schedule and millions of dollars under budget.  Here’s the scoop. When Johnson & Wales University closed in late 2021, […]

“Trade Opportunities” Workshop Very Informative

Our January 17th “Trade Opportunities with Africa” was full of useful info.  It was conducted by Nimrod Simeon, the Trade Analyst, Global Trade & Business Development for PortMiami.  Additional information was provided by Desmond Alufohai, the Director of Protocol and International Affairs Division, Miami-Dade Aviation Department.  Miami has untapped room for growth when it comes […]

Progress on the New Cagni Park

The City of North Miami (City) is hereby soliciting bids from qualified, licensed and experienced contractors to provide the necessary expertise, supervision, labor and materials required for the successful construction and development of the new Cagni Park North Project – Phase I, located at 875 N.E. 135th Street, North Miami, Florida 33161, consisting of a new […]

Want to Do Business in West Africa?

Have a small business and wonder whether you can break into the African market? I’ve teamed with PortMiami to tell you how. It’s FREE! Please register and join us. Building on my recent trip overseas, this is another of a year-long series of events: Celebrating West Africa! Some events will be in-person. Others online. Among the […]