Makeeba Fraser

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States of America

Someone once told me that writing is an art, and every word was like a stroke of a brush, creating a written visual in the reader’s mind. This art is my life, and my passion, to capture the whole story beyond the page.

Allow me to introduce myself, My name is Makeeba Fraser former, news editor, beat reporter, broadcast anchor, radio personality, production assistant and advertising coordinator, where I have honed my skills throughout the past 10 years.

Currently I enjoy using my skills to write freelance articles, create marketing and digital content for clients. I am very passionate about digital marketing and love developing projects for the digital space.

Portfolio
South Florida Times
03/31/2016
Sankofa monument inspires Sistrunk redevelopment

PHOTO COURTESY OF DANTE ' O FILLYAU FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A 12-foot monument to the rich history and a hopeful future for the core of Fort Lauderdale was unveiled in Sistrunk Park on March 26 as a part of the city's ongoing revitalization efforts.

South Florida Times
08/06/2015
Thousands convene at National Urban League to "Save our Cities"

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - "We will save our cities!" was the mantra quoted at the 2015 National Urban League (NUL) Conference, held at the Broward Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida last week. With Broward County at the helm of issues surrounding education jobs and justice, there was no shortage of solutions as to how the Urban League and its affiliates were to resolve these concerns.

South Florida Times
08/13/2015
From chairman to candidate

FORT LAUDERDALE Fla. - Mitchell Ceasar, Broward's Democratic Chairman, attorney, and Democratic National Committee executive, announced his campaign for Broward Clerk of Courts this week, adding his name to the roster of candidates alongside Brenda D. Forman, wife of incumbent, Howard C. Forman, Elizabeth Ann McHugh, Shandrell Latrice Roscoe, and Rubin Young.

South Florida Times
09/03/2015
Candidates bring perspective to Broward Clerk of Courts

Fort Lauderdale, Fla - Howard C. Forman's final year as Broward Clerk of Courts has brought wage decreases, employment terminations, closure of satellite offices and frustration to many, as a result of a $2 million dollar decrease in the Clerk's previous $40 million dollar budget.

South Florida Times
10/01/2015
Black Wall Street emerges

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - Sistrunk's Historic North West community is charged with the task of re-branding its image in hopes of revitalizing the downtown corridor to attract a new wave of businesses, entrepreneurs and residents. The once bustling venue, prided itself on being Fort Lauderdale's own "Black Wallstreet," the first community where pioneers such as Dr. Sistrunk, Dr. Von D.

South Florida Times
08/06/2015
National Urban League's Youth Empowered through opportunity

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla - The 2015 National Urban's League's Youth Leadership summit, themed "Raise the Bar: Dream It. Believe It. Achieve It." ran adjacent to the National Urban League Conference this past week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With part of the National conference's focus on education, there was no better time to celebrate the accomplishments of the youth members of the Urban League.

South Florida Times
07/30/2015
A dynamic Urban League focus: Jobs, justice, education, health

The eyes of the entire nation are focused on Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, which is set to host The 2015 National Urban League Conference, commencing on July 29 to August 1, at the Broward Convention Center.

South Florida Times
09/24/2015
Collection Day encourages revitalization

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - On Saturday, September 19, Sistrunk Boulevard celebrated its "From Past to Present -Collection Day Party," in hopes of bringing the community together to further efforts in rebranding and revitalizing the historic North West community.

South Florida Times
09/17/2015
Miramar Cultural Arts Center offers something for everyone

The City of Miramar recently announced its 2015-2016 theatrical schedule for the Miramar Cultural Center/Arts Park. Boasting a state-of-the-art, 800-seat theater, the center will host a variety of performances that appeal to South Florida's cultural diaspora.

South Florida Times
08/20/2015
Eugenia B. Thomas, civil rights icon, dies at 90

Thomas, who was born on November 24, 1924, in Atlanta Georgia, came to Miami in 1929 where she was adopted by the Bellfamily- Mr. Bell was a horticulturist and a prominent Deacon in Dade County. Attending Booker T.

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