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We Have a Dream

“WE HAVE A DREAM”  tells stories of immigrants in South Florida who have suffered family separation or are afraid to experience it in the near future. This project is taking place amidst a national debate about [...]

Josanet Perez: The story of an American citizen fighting for her immigrant husband’s second chance

In 1988, Gustavo Perez (far right) came to the U.S. at 14 from Nicaragua. On Sept. 22, 2008, Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested him at 4:30 a.m. from his North Miami home. He was deported a [...]

Go Inside The Trip Of A Lifetime

In January 2013, six Florida International University School of Journalism and Mass Communication students got the opportunity of a lifetime. Accompanied by a professor/editor, they headed to Washington, D.C, to cover the second inauguration of President [...]

SFNS Teases Mini-doc About Washington D.C. Trip

In January 2013, six Florida International University School of Journalism and Mass Communication students got the opportunity of a lifetime. Accompanied by a professor/editor, they headed to Washington D.C to cover the second inauguration of President [...]

Nothing Stood In The Way Of Jill Hanson And Barack Obama

Jill Hanson (left),  Verline Smith and Destiny Rawls walked nearly three miles from the Stadium Armory to the National Mall to see President Obama inaugurated. PHOTO BY BRITTNY C. VALDES / SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE Photo: [...]

A Trip They Will Always Remember

Elizabeth A. Bain (left) chats with her new best friend Eunice Louis-Ferdinand as they travel by charter bus from West Palm Beach to Washington, D.C., to take President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. The pair, who met [...]

Bus Trip Takes Supporters To Obama Inaugural

Passengers store their baggage and crowd outside the charter buses’ doors, eager to begin their trip to Washington, D.C for Barack Obama’s second inauguration. PHOTO BY BRITTNY C. VALDES / SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE     [...]

80-year old leads modern Freedom Riders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Edith Bush, along with the Martin Luther King Coordinating Committee of West Palm Beach, organized a bus trip to take 44 people from Florida to Washington, D.C., to witness the second inauguration of President [...]