Category Archive: Front Page

Aug 15

Hattitude with an Attitude Does it with A Personal Touch

hats

By Jacqueline Miles The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Pensacola Chapter Inc. sponsored their 16th Annual Scholarship/Hat show and luncheon Sunday at the Corine Jones Community Center.  Arriving early, ladies took their seats at various tables and exchanged pleasantries while waiting for the gala to begin. As the affair began, the Coalition Sisters marched …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://pensacolavoice.com/archives/7517

Aug 15

Pensacola Holds Rally to Honor Charlottesville

IMG_4808

By Jacqueline Miles Sunday afternoon community members gathered at the Martin Luther King Plaza to show that not everyone feels or believes the way Charlottesville demonstrated their convictions. As members of the community gathered at the plaza, Rev. H K Matthews addressed the crowd of approximately 75+ people.  “I was encouraged to see the people …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://pensacolavoice.com/archives/7515

Aug 15

Truth for Youth Sponsors Annual Back to School Rally

IMG_5534

By Jacqueline Miles Giving back to the community is no strange thing for Rev. John Powell, founder of Truth for Youth Organization.  Sunday afternoon Truth for Youth gave school supplies to over 200 children and families at the Belmont Building located at Belmont and Devilliers Street. For such a sweltering day, ice cream as well …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://pensacolavoice.com/archives/7513

Aug 09

RUSSELL SIMMONS INSPIRES YOUTH WITH “KEEP THE PEACE” PROGRAM

Russell Simmons takes a selfie with a student from the Community Coalition’s Freedom School, during RushCard’s “Keep The Peace” initiative at the University of Southern California. (Andre L. Perry/Los Angeles Sentinel)

By Shaquille Woods (Los Angeles Sentinel/NNPA Member) Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons recently hosted an event for RushCard’s “Keep The Peace” initiative at the University of Southern California; over 75 young people from southern Los Angeles filled the room. Simmons, who co-founded the prepaid debit card company RushCard, provides grants annually to organizations that promote peace …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://pensacolavoice.com/archives/7468

Aug 09

Barnes Supermarket on 9th Avenue Closes Permanently

IMG_4727

By Tony McCray Barnes Supermarket at 1301 North 9th Avenue and East Gonzalez Streets closed its grocery store doors early this week to the surprise of its long-time customers and the general public. In a conversation with the Barnes Supermarket owner Mr. Robert Lewis, “The new Publix Supermarket just cut our legs right from under …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://pensacolavoice.com/archives/7465

Aug 09

New Dimensions Christian Center Sponsors Back to School Rally

IMG_4715

By Tony McCray New Dimensions Christian Center Outreach Ministry sponsored its “Back to School Rally” on Saturday August 5th at The Event Center at 3201 West Navy Blvd.  According to Assistant Pastor Anthony Johnson, “One of the core values of New Dimensions Christian Center is to experience new dimensions in our community and the way …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://pensacolavoice.com/archives/7463

Aug 02

Moultrie Announces Resignation from ECSD School Board

    Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas regretfully shares that Escambia School Board Member and Chair Linda Moultrie has made the decision to resign her position on the Board. “Linda Moultrie has been an outstanding leader in our community, representing the students and their families in District 3, as well as the interests of the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://pensacolavoice.com/archives/7428

Older posts «