Pensacola Voice

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Date registered: January 5, 2012

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  1. Phenomenal Women Debutantes Vowing to Wait — April 10, 2014
  2. World Champion Dancers Perform in Dance for Life — April 10, 2014
  3. Communities Discuss Countywide Joint Venture RESTORE Projects — April 10, 2014
  4. Dream Defender Founder Protests Youth Being Treated as Cash Crops in School to Prison Pipeline — April 3, 2014
  5. The Gathering Awareness and Book Center Celebrates Move to Historical Belmont & DeVilliers Business District — April 3, 2014

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  3. Rev. Powell Recipient of 2012 Florida Education Award — 1 comment
  4. Charles Haynes Inducted into the 1976 National Black Hall of Fame — 1 comment

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Apr 20

MAYOR, CHAMBER SECURE $3.6 MILLION FOR PORT OF PENSACOLA

Funding supports Mayor’s vision for port, fosters job creation  Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward joined with the Greater Pensacola Chamber today in celebrating the passage of a $2 million appropriation from the State of Florida for an economic development initiative at the Port of Pensacola. Hayward greeted the news with excitement when he learned about the …

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Apr 20

ECAT falling within ADA-Compliance

By: Wesley Martin On Monday, The City of Pensacola held a meeting along with vendor, Martin Mency, to discuss tactful design and arrangement of new ADA-compliant bus benches and shelters within city limits. “This is a contract to replace the current benches with newer ones,” said Chief of Neighborhoods, Helen Gibson. On Monday’s meeting, community …

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Apr 20

Milton youth enjoys White House Easter Egg Roll

Arie visits White House

Arie Jenkins, an eight- year-old from Milton, Fla., celebrated her Easter at the White House this year. Along with approximately 30,000 other children and adults, Arie was invited to share in The 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll. “It was good and fun,” Arie said. “I got to watch people perform on stage and dance …

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Apr 12

Easter Egg Extravaganza Comes to Magee Field

egg hunt

By: J. Miles Sunday afternoon men, women and children came to enjoy the Easter festivities sponsored by Truth for Youth.  According to the founder of Truth for Youth, Rev. John Powell, this year’s event surpassed all prior celebrations. “For the last 18 years we’ve sponsored this Easter event and this year we outdid ourselves,” Rev. …

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Apr 12

King addresses allegations

Hugh King, Escambia County Commission District 3 candidate and former city councilman, speaks to the press about recent allegations by political opponent, Lumon May, while also addressing community concerns.

By Wesley Martin “I want to make sure that the citizens of District 3 are no longer subjected to the same type of representation in a political system that we’ve had that’s probably plagued with a certain amount of political corruption – certainly an amount of exploitation,” said Hugh King, candidate for Escambia County Commission …

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Apr 12

Escambia Sheriff’s race heats up

By Greg Fink A crowed of nearly 300 people crammed into the Washington High School cafeteria to attend Monday’s Escambia County Sheriff Debate. Sponsored by the Escambia Republican Executive Committee, incumbent sheriff, David Morgan, and challenger, John Powell, both started the forum telling attendees about their respective backgrounds as well as their love for the …

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Apr 12

Kesha White wins national award

Kesha White (l) received the “ Questioned Documents”award and special recognition from the American Association of Forensic Scientists President ­Douglas H. Ubelaker, PhD .

Recently, Kesha White of Pensacola, Florida won the national American Associaiton of Forensic Science award for her excellent work in forensic sciences in the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. White is a Crime Laboratory Analyst assigned to the Questioned Document section with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. White was recognized in February at The …

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Apr 12

From Harvard to Pensacola: Titanic History Lessons

by C. A. Jude Stewart 100 years ago this Sunday, life ended abruptly & tragically for Harry Widener. You don’t know Harry, like I know (of) Harry. He loved books, as I do. Graduated from Harvard (1907), 7 decades prior to my post-graduate studies (history & humanities) there in Cambridge. I love Harvard, now celebrating its 376th year. My 36 graduate credits (1985-86) were achieved …

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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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