Pensacola Voice

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Date registered: January 5, 2012

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  1. CITY DEDICATES NEW LEGION FIELD CENTER TO FATHER OF MAY FAMILY — July 10, 2014
  2. Love Life & Live Gospel Music Recording Performance — July 10, 2014
  3. ESCAMBIA JAIL INMATES STILL FACE HEALTH AND INJURY ISSUES — July 3, 2014
  4. It’s a Peggy Scott Weekend in Pensacola — July 3, 2014
  5. Par 4 Charities Sponsors 39th Annual Golf Tournament — July 3, 2014

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Jul 25

Local Dramatist Educates and Entertains

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By: Wesley Martin From the opening video montage set to the National Negro Anthem “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” to the lovely Griot (pronounced Gree-oh) chorus, Our Voices are Many: The Sons of Africa was a stellar hit last Sunday afternoon. The Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio was at full capacity as spectators were …

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Jul 25

A.A. Dixon not closing.

By: Wesley Martin “A.A. Dixon is not closing down,” said Pastor LuTimothy May, Chairman of Dixon’s Board of Directors. “I don’t even use the term ‘closing’ anymore because that’s in our past. We’re open for business with a new administration.” According to the Florida Department of Education, A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence received another …

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Jul 25

Independence Day, Oh Really?

BY: Albert J. Lowe IV As another Independence Day has come and gone, the grills have cooled and the smell of charcoal has disappeared; reality has set in. And once again, sadly, African Americans have spent hundreds of dollars – which we didn’t have – only to end up in debt after the party is …

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Jul 11

Aircraft jobs on the horizon for the Florida Gulf Coast

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BY: Greg Fink Last week Airbus, an aircraft manufacturer based in France, announced their arrival to North America choosing Mobile, Ala. as one of its initial locations for its first American plant. (Airbus is a subsidiary of the European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company or EADS). The plant, which has been projected to bring about …

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Jul 11

Advocacy initiative examines black males in Pensacola

BY: Jeremie Samuel On Thursday, July 12 the Florida Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys will start its open forum to address the issues concerning black men and boys in the state and the City of Pensacola. Identifying the problems of black males in Florida is one thing, but arriving at …

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Jul 11

Elva Thompson Fights Against Domestic Violence

BY: Jeremie Samuel Elva “Precious Love” Thompson, a writer, publisher and human rights advocate, has transmitted her life changing experiences into books to help others who are experiencing similar situations. Thompson survived an abusive marriage of 15 years. After being a victim of domestic violence, Thompson became a victor by utilizing prayer and writing to …

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Jul 11

Reuniting and celebrating 50 years of greatness

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By Freedom Whiting “Once a Wildcat, always a Wildcat.” That is the slogan for the Booker T. Washington Senior High graduating class of 1962. And last weekend the class of ’62 celebrated its 50th year class reunion with music, fun and fellowship.  The weekend kicked off Friday with a “Reuniting Party” at It’s Personal by …

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Jul 05

A . A. Dixon Charter says School District Can Do More

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By: Wesley Martin At last week’s Escambia County School Board meeting, Linda Moultrie, board member for District 3, made motions for A. A. Dixon Charter School to remain open. According to an agreement between the charter school and the school district that was drafted late last year, if A. A. Dixon did not improve its’ …

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Jul 05

Teens Spearhead Summer Camp

Children look as volunteers from the Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida exhibit animals at the Kids Unlimited Camp held at A. A. Dixon last week.

BY: Amber Vaughan With all of the press surrounding A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence – there has to be something positive to report.  Last week Sara Papantonion and Mollie Johnson, students from Gulf Breeze High School, were all about positivity as they took the helm to put together “Kids Unlimited Camp.” Papantonio, the camp’s …

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Jul 05

Prep rally for Sickle Cell Disease Awareness

BY: Freedom Whiting The Sickle Cell Disease Association of EscaRosa, Inc. had its first annual “Kick-Off Rally” last weekend to promote and support the 5K walk for Sickle Cell 2012 on September 1st. The rally was held at the Fricker Center and included all the fun and excitement of a prep rally. According to the …

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