April Dawn holding her client’s newborn. (Photo courtesy of April Dawn.)
With the general election just weeks away, Florida’s ex-felons may well be the swing votes that never materialize, said activists. Until yesterday’s Oct. 5 deadline to register, they worked overtime to get that population to the polls. Prior to the passage of Amendment 4 in 2018, people who had been convicted of a felony permanentlyContinue reading “Activists worked to register Florida’s former felons to vote”
Audio interview from Jean Jones and Alfred Harris Jr.: HERE As we enter the sixth month of the coronavirus pandemic, essential workers continue to attend to the public’s everyday needs, leaving them overworked, mentally exhausted and having to adjust their daily lives to working in dangerous environments According to an analysis by the Center forContinue reading “Florida’s essential workers: Where are they now? (includes multimedia content)”
Singer Carole Carole Ann Taylor photographed by Leesa Richards. In 1972 Carole Ann Taylor made her first trip to Miami Beach when she traveled there as a delegate to attend both the Democratic and Republican Conventions. “On Miami Beach and Ocean Drive all you could see were senior citizens sitting on porches where all theContinue reading “THE DIFFERENT CULTURES OF MIAMI ALLOW FOR UNIQUE EVENTS, TALENT, ART”
Mickalene Thomas, b.1971, Camden, New Jersey, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. A Moment’s Pleasure in Black and White Chromogenic print 2006 14 x 17 inches Collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz. The Frost Art Museum FIU debuted a new exhibition on Sept. 26 titled, “House to House: Women, Politics, and Place.”Continue reading “FROST ART MUSEUM FIU OFFERS EXHIBITIONS FOR VIEWING IN PERSON OR VIRTUALLY”
Bass player – Nicky Orta at a recording session for The Betsy’s Ninth Annual Overture To Overtown Festival – brought virtual in September 2020 – in partnership with FIU. Now more than ever, content creators and art institutions are connecting in digital ways. Online work meetings and virtual events have become the repetitive schedule forContinue reading “THE IMPORTANCE OF FIGHTING DIGITAL FATIGUE”
Still image from Art of Illumination. Credit: Still from Live Inventory, Art of Illumination video, 2019, © Leo Castañeda Just like the rest of the world, COVID-19 has caused many art spaces to close their doors to the public for the foreseeable future. Top Miami art venues like The Wolfsonian have increased their digital presence with weeklyContinue reading “THE WOLFSONIAN DIGITALLY THRIVING DURING A PANDEMIC”
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Brea Jones – About Me
- The Miami Times
- South Florida Media Network
- FIU News Visualization
- ArtBurst Miami
- The Seminole Newspaper
Brea Jones has experience with writing, videography/photography, interviewing, using Adobe Software and much more.
Jones has held roles including executive producer of the South Florida Media Network show South Florida Access, promotion and recruitment director for FIU Student Media, and editor-in-chief for The Seminole Newspaper. She has worked with several publications and published over 70 articles.
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