Apr 19

Performing Artist Partners with FAMU on Agriculture and Arts Project in Cuba and U.S.

By: Gail Andrews Performing Arts professionals that reside in Pensacola are growing in their artistry and national and international relationship development.  A great example is the work of Nielah Spears who just returned from Havana, Cuba with a group of students and professors from Florida A & M University (FAMU) to conduct her “yearly service …

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Apr 19

Climate Change Events Involve Local Black Organizations

  By: Tony McCray Pensacola and Escambia County’s local organizations have recently been involved in climate change events as the African-American communities throughout the nation are increasing their focus on this controversial  issue.  In our local community, the Wedgewood neighborhood has become involved in the climate change dialogue because of the publicity generated by the …

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Apr 19

Female Arrested After Civil Rights Groups Hold Press Conference on Santa Rosa Murder

The NAACP Pensacola Branch and the National Movement for Civil and Human Rights held a joint press conference at 10:00 am on April 18th at NAACP Headquarters at 615 N. “W” Street in Pensacola. The press conference was held concerning the non-arrest of the fourth person, a white female, that was in the car that …

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Apr 12

We Have More In Common With Russia Than You Think

  By: Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Last month I wrote a column titled, “Russia Is Winning the War for American Minds.” In that piece, I discussed how Russia had unleashed a psychological operations program in the U.S. to destabilize our government and our various institutions; they have been phenomenally successful with their operation. As …

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Apr 12

Trump’s EPA Awards Flint $100 Million For Water Crisis

  By: Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Buried in the 24-hour news cycle of Russian conspiracies, presidential tweets, and White House nepotism, the Trump Administration found the time to set aside $100 million for the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Mich. According to a press release about the grant, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) …

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Apr 12

The African American Chamber of Commerce Honors Community Charitable Outreaches

By: Tony McCray The Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce (GCAACC) held its 3rd Annual Community Awards on Friday, April 7th at Sheila’s It’s Personal in Brownsville and honored non-profit organizations and for-profit businesses which have demonstrated leadership in community outreaches in Pensacola and Escambia County. The African-American Chamber is 19 years old according …

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Apr 05

2017 Legacy Banquet Surpasses Fundraising Goal for FAMU

    By: Gayle Andrews Tallahassee—The Florida A&M University Lawson Recreational Center was bursting with pride from 700 patrons who poured into the arena to make history and buoy efforts to raise money for the athletics department.  The 2017 Annual Legacy Banquet rolled out its second event more than doubling its fundraising commitment by handing …

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