Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 27

Community Unites to March for Trayvon Martin

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Saturday morning, the community of Pensacola gathered forces and began a walk early Saturday morning beginning at E Street and Jackson Street and walked to New Life Church to honor the memory of Trayvon and get the dialogue of young people as to how they felt and what could adults of Pensacola do to help …

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Jul 27

Hanniton Watts Post 193 Celebrates Founder’s Day and Pay Tribute to Korean War Vets

Saturday afternoon began a weekend of celebration as well as honoring the veterans of the Korean War. Charles Beale, Post Exec. Commander opened the occasion as Master of Ceremonies and welcomed everyone to the ceremony following the posting of colors and posting of P.O.W.-M.I.A. flag.   Bonnie Armstrong, Unit 193 Sgt-At-Arms gave the prayer and Roy …

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Jul 18

Trayvon Protests Nationwide

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T Thousands took to the streets from Florida to New York to protest the verdict of “Not Guilty” given to George Zimmerman in the case of Trayvon Martin. Most protests were peaceful, with sporadic touches of violence in Oakland, Los Angeles and New York.  Public outrage over Zimmerman acquittal  were largely peaceful as demonstrators voiced …

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Jul 18

Delta Sigma Theta holds their Centennial Celebration in Washington D.C.

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(Washington, DC) – Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the single largest African-American women’s organization in the country, will celebrate its 100-year anniversary beginning Jan. 1, 2013 and continue throughout the remainder of the year. Several centennial events have been scheduled across the country to commemorate the Sorority’s founding on Jan. 13, 1913. Events include, but …

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Jul 18

NAACP Convention: We Shall Not Be Moved

These names are a list of who’s who in the civil rights movement of the United States of America: Julian Bond, Myrlie Evers, Roslyn Brock, Benjamin Todd Jealous, Leon Russell, and Adora Obi Nweze. This list of national and State of Florida leaders played strategic roles in facilitating the National Association for the Advancement of …

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Jul 18

Reggie Evans Hosts Celebrity Charity Softball Game

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By Keri Brye On a beautiful Saturday at the Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola native and Brooklyn Nets forward, Reggie Evans hosted his first annual charity softball game. The event featured celebrities such as Miami Heat’s Rashard Lewis, San Diego Chargers’, Tyrone Green, Indianapolis Colts’, Darius Butler, Tampa Bay Buccaneers’, Mason Foster, retired NFL star Fred …

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Jul 18

Pensacola High Class of 73 Celebrates 40 years

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By Jackie Miles Friday night Pensacola High School class of 73 began the celebration of their fortieth graduation anniversary with a ‘Chat and Chew’ at the Osceola Golf Club. Approximately one hundred twenty-five former classmates from throughout the states attended the gala affair.  “We think the affair was a great success,” said Brenda Johnson, Public …

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Jul 18

Booker T. Washington Held Open Class Reunion

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By Keri Brye Booker T. Washington Senior High School held an open class reunion at New World Landing on Saturday, July 13. The event was a fun-filled night with lots of dancing, reuniting and laughter. “It felt like one of the high school dances we all loved,” said Andrea Smith, class of 1990. So many …

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Jul 18

Belmont Youth Band Student Receives $2000 Scholarship

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By Jackie Miles    Graham Loiselle, a 15 year old student at Pine Forest High School won a $2000 scholarship as a result of a violin competition sponsored by the Music Study Club.  Graham is also a member of the Belmont Youth Band where he not only plays his violin but teaches his fellow players …

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Jul 11

Pensacola Celebrates the 4th at the Old Ball Game with the Blue Wahoos

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(Pensacola, FL) – Tradition was at its best in Pensacola. Not even the rain parted the skies as the Blue Wahoos came onto the field to play a double header against the Generals Thursday the 4th of July. The baseball game was rained out the previous night causing the team to play both games on the …

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