Category Archive: Front Page

Mar 20

Environmentalist Artist turns Trash into Beauty

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Work for this environmental artist began decades ago, perhaps as far back as the fifties, when she started collecting “stuff that others use once and throw away”, for creative visual expression. Most recently Ms. Luerine Spencer became especially intrigued with “paper gems”-paper towels, bath tissue and gift wrapping cardboard tubes. She has used these tubes …

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Mar 13

Statement by House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston On the Passing of Former Governor Reubin Askew

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston (D-Fort Lauderdale) issued the following statement regarding the death of former Florida Governor Reubin Askew: “Reubin Askew distinguished himself as one of the greatest governors in Florida history, having been a champion for racial equality, ethics and tax reforms, and modernizing our state government. Reubin Askew served …

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Mar 13

Who Are Your People?” Event Features Co-Founder Dr. Rick Kittles of African Ancestry, Inc.

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The African American Heritage Society and The Pensacola State College Black History/ Multicultural Committee and their partners invite you to attend a free lecture by Dr. Rick Kittles, co-founder and scientific director of African Ancestry, Inc., a genetic testing company that uses DNA to trace the ancestry of people of African descent back to a …

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Mar 13

Ashley Phillips Named Teacher of the Year

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Ashley Phillips, a teacher a Camelot Academy, an alternative school in Escambia County was named teacher of the Year. Phillips, who has been teaching four years, says she loves her job. “Camelot is an alternative school where kids come when they no longer can attend public school,” she began. “They are there for a certain …

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Mar 13

YOUTH JUSTICE COALITION HOLDS MEETINGS TO PUSH BACK AGAINST STUDENTS BEING PUSHED OUT OF SCHOOLS

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The Escambia County Youth Justice Coalition held its monthly organizational meeting on Monday March 10th at Englewood Missionary Baptist Church with a full agenda for the remainder of March. The main focus of the meeting was focused on raising the profile of its mission to advocate for juvenile justice reform in the Escambia County school …

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Mar 13

Baptist pastors demand governor ‘repeal or repair’ Florida’s Stand Your Ground self-defense law

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(Florida Times Union) By Dan Scanlan The Rev. R.B. Holmes 9center) joined a group of Baptist ministers from Jacksonville and across the nation in a plea to Florida Gov. Rick Scott to “repeal or repair” the state’s Stand Your Ground Law. He spoke at Jacksonville’s First Timothy Baptist Church, where he was once pastor. “Repair …

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Mar 13

The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. Alpha Phi Chapter Celebrates Project Read 2014

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On February 25, 2014, Greater Union Baptist Church Tutorial Program was embraced with a wealth of information provided to them by members of The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., Alpha Phi Chapter, of Pensacola, FL. The students were introduced to the study of Black History in America by being informed about the father …

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Mar 06

Krewe of African Kings (KAK) Twenty-Fourth Annual Ball

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The Krewe of African Kings held its Twenty-Fourth Annual Mardi- Gras Ball-Dinner at the St. Joseph Parish Hall, Pensacola, Florida on Saturday night, February 22, 2014, downtown. This invitation only Black tie and Ball gown formal affair crackled with excitement. The Hall was decorated in the traditional Mardi-Gras colors. Egyptian Murals set the tone for …

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Mar 06

RADIANCE REVEALED AT THE DELTA SIGMA THETA COTILLION

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By Angela Grier Heard The radiance of seven lovely young ladies was revealed to over 250 guests gathered at the Pensacola Beach Hilton on Saturday, January 22. The event was the 47th annual Debutante Cotillion hosted by the Pensacola Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, in partnership with the Pensacola Delta Enrichment Center …

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Feb 28

NAACP Meets at Greater True Vine in Preparation for Moral Monday Rally March 3rd in Tallahassee

The NAACP held a Moral Monday Town Hall Meeting on this past Monday at Greater True Vine Missionary Baptist Church in preparation for the Florida Moral Monday Mass Rally March 3rd in Tallahassee.  The Moral Monday Rally in Tallahassee is an effort to expand the protests against voter restriction policies and the voter purge, the …

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