Category Archive: Community

Sep 25

Democratic Hispanic Lt. Governor Candidate Opens Pensacola Crist Campaign Offices

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Annette Taddeo, Miami-Dade County Democratic Party Chairwoman, was chosen by Democratic Governor Candidate Charlie Crist, on July 17th to run as his Lieutenant Governor running mate for the November 4th 2014 election.  In Pensacola on a campaign swing, Taddeo ignited a boost of energy to the Charlie Crist for Governor Campaign Offices at 2415 N. Pace …

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Sep 25

County Consultants Advise Organizing Coalitions for RESTORE Funding

Pensacola City Councilwoman Sherri Myers

Community coalition building for Escambia County groups seeking BP Oil Spill Restore Act funding was recommended by Dewberry Consultants, LLC at a meeting held Friday September 19th at the Center for Independent (CIL) Living Disability Resource Center.  Sheri Myers, Pensacola City Councilwoman, organized the meeting in her role as the Advocacy Outreach Coordinator for the …

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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

Antonia “Toya” Wright

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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