Category Archive: Community

Aug 28

Oh No Not the Fro

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Yes you are seeing it first hand.  Pastor Greg Burns of New Dimensions Christian Center takes a dunking over the head and wets his ‘fro’  all for the cause of raising funds for finding a cure for Lou Garrett’s Disease. This challange has swept the nation and raised over $65 million dollars in a matter …

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Apr 17

Real Girlz Rock: Teen Empowerment Expo featuring Antonia “Toya” Wright

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By: Carlyn “Cartilini” James On Saturday April 12 teenage girls throughout Pensacola gathered at the Knights of Columbus Hall on 519 North Palafox St. in Pensacola, Florida.  The teens were embraced by an opening prayer from Elder Shanna Robinson and welcomed by the visionary herself, Eboni Singer.  The purpose of this event was to empower …

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Apr 03

The Gathering Awareness and Book Center Celebrates Move to Historical Belmont & DeVilliers Business District

Georgia Blackman

The Gathering Awareness and Book Center moved to the Historical Belmont & DeVilliers Business District at 314 N. DeVilliers St. in Pensacola, Florida with an impactful blast from the past as it forges ahead with its new future. Georgia and Johnny Blackmon owners of the twenty (20) year old retail business flexed its business and …

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Apr 01

Stedman Graham Brings Message to Pensacola

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This past Monday afternoon, internationally known motivational speaker, author and community leader Stedman Graham brought his message of Identity Development to nearly 80 community leaders and concerned citizens at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Graham talked to those in attendance with an effort to try to have a person learn more about focussing more on their …

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Mar 27

Coalition for Justice of Northwest Florida Attends Summit of Florida Black State Legislators

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Dr. Marc Lamont Hill lit up the “State of Black Florida Luncheon” in the Tallahassee Civic Center Ballroom in the presence of a standing room only crowd of members of the Florida Conference of Black State Legislators, Black Greek Sorority and Fraternity members, statewide Black business owners, NAACP civil rights leaders, Florida Democratic Black Caucus …

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Mar 27

Greater Union holds Weekend Celebration

Rev. Thompson

Beginning Saturday evening with the Gospel Concert featuring artists, such as The Gents of Pensacola, Pastor Rodney Lindsey and the Southern Boys of Pensacola, Pastor Michael Thompson & The Chosen Vessel of Selma Alabama and Helen Miller, Gospel recording artist, the sanctuary holy rocked as each group sang and brought Glory to God. Greater Union …

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Mar 27

100 Black Men of Pensacola, Inc. holds 2014 Beautillion

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By Marion Williams PhD On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., the 100 Black Men of Pensacola, Inc. held its 17th Annual Tomorrow’s Leaders Beautillion at the New World Landing Restaurant in downtown Pensacola. The program began at 7:00 p.m. and Mr. Ernest McCorvey served as the Master of Ceremony while Overseer Mathew L. …

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Mar 27

Emmaus Kidz & Co. Becomes Enlightened about the Civil Rights Movement

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By Carlyn “Cartilini” James Saturday morning the Emmaus Kidz of Pensacola, Florida praised and worshiped at the Charity Chapel Church. Together the children received an extensive amount of knowledge about religion, leadership, and became exclusively enlightened about the Civil Rights Movement which was presented by their featured guest speaker, Mr. Lee A. Kennedy. During the …

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Mar 27

Par Four Charities Golf Team Plays at the 8th Annual Sacred Heart Cathedral School Golf Classic:

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By Carlyn “Cartilini” James Par Four Charities Golf Team played an extraordinary game for the 8th Annual Sacred Heart Cathedral School Golf Classic Saturday, March 22, 2014. The event was held at the Osceola Golf Course and presented by Woodlands Medical Specialist and Thomas J. Fitzgerald, M.D., Ph. D. Coming in first place in the …

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Mar 20

100 Black Men of Pensacola, Inc. presents ‘Tomorrow’s 100′ Class of 2014

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The 100 Black Men of Pensacola Inc., the local affiliate of the 100 Black Men of America Inc will present, its 17th annual Beautillion and dinner on March 22, 2014 at the New World Landing. Doors will open at 6:00 PM, with the program beginning promptly at 7:00 PM. The social event includes a presentation …

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