Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 06

Leaders rally to arrest Zimmerman in Sanford

(photo by Wesley Martin) With nearly 7,000 participants on hand, NAACP CEO Benjamin Jealous (front left) address the media about the call for an arrest.

By Wesley Martin “No justice – no peace,” seemed to be the universal hymn last Saturday at thousands gathered in Sanford, Fla. for a march and rally at the Sanford Police Department. The event’s main purpose called for the arrest of the killer of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman. (Over 80 individuals traveled from Northwest …

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Apr 06

Zion Hope hosts “Teens Take Control”

By Wesley Martin “Our youth have rights,” said Celestine Lewis, director of the Jacqueline Harris Preparatory Academy. “But with rights come responsibility.” Last Thursday, March 29, a community meeting was held at the Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church for youth of Escambia County. According to Lewis, coordinator for Thursday’s event, the meeting’s main objective was …

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Apr 06

Blue Wahoos Open Season

(Photo by Scott Miller) PJ Phillips (l) and Yordanyz Perex (r) talk with local community in the locker room

by Greg Fink The Community Maritime Park will debut the use of the multi-faceted baseball stadium on April 5 to kickoff the first Pensacola Blue Wahoos’ season. “I am very excited about the chance to go see the first game of the season,” said Escambia County resident, Kaci Patterson. “I think it is a very …

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Apr 06

UWF celebrates 12th Festival on the Greens

by Greg Fink On Saturday hundreds fought inclement weather conditions to attend the 12th Annual University of West Florida Festival on the Greens. Like prior celebrations, community participants were introduced to local visual artists, musicians and craft designers. “I think this is a great event for the children to come and take part in,” Glenn …

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Apr 06

Re-Imagine Warrington welcomes children and families

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The rain did not stop people from coming out to enjoy the entertainment, free giveaways, food and donated clothing being distributed Saturday at Reimagine Warrington held at Moreno Court in Pensacola. Over 2,000 community members came out to participate in the annual event. “We served 1200 people groceries, 93 people received haircuts, and 40 women …

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Apr 06

Holy Week in the Secular World

by C. A. Jude Stewart I got this big-azz Bananarama Bush blooming in my backyard. Previous owner said he left it to me as a gift, which was nice of him to do, since I’m still waitin’ on my 1st banana. Being a devout, God-fearin’ Catholic Yankee gardener new to the soil-rich ways of Deep …

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Apr 06

Speaking Out: What a Leader should be

by Jacqueline Miles It’s amazing how we have lost track of words like integrity, honesty, morals and respect.  Have we become so desperate for the things of this world that we are willing to sell our souls for a few morsels of money, recognition and stature? When we stoop so low as to lie on …

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