Jul 05

City Appeals Ruling Requiring Removal of 75-year-old Memorial

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The Mayor and City of Pensacola, Florida, today will ask a federal court to protect a cross memorial that has stood in a city park for over 75 years. Last week in Kondrat’yev v. City of Pensacola the court ordered the cross to be removed by July 19 because it is a religious symbol. The …

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Jul 05

FABOM Meets With Mayor Buckhorn About The Diversity Of Opportunities In Tampa’s Future

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    By Abigail Payne Photos by Paola Bruzual Mayor Buckhorn explains one of  the “Fight Doctor” Ferdie Pacheco paintings that depicts the history and diversity of Tampa, which was born out of diversity from immigrants. Mayor Buckhorn, “I have a moral responsibility to our citizens.” Whether you’re a millennial, a baby boomer or stuck …

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Jul 05

Dr. Chike Akua Speaks At PSC

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By Charles Davis III Thursday June 29th, The Pensacola State College African American Student Association held “The Miracle of the Maafa”, at the Hagler Auditorium on the Pensacola campus. The special guest was award-winning educator and author Dr. Chike Akua.  The topic of the evening  was understanding African enslavement and empowerment and the event was …

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Jun 28

National Coalition of 100 Black Women of Pensacola Installs New Members of 2017

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Pensacola Florida – The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Pensacola Florida today announced and inducted new members into the organization. The ceremony took place at the Jazz and Flow Cafe in Pensacola, FL. The new members were introduced by Membership Chair, Linda Robinson. Dr. Joyce Hopson brought greeting as President of NC100BW PF. She …

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Jun 28

FEMA Trains Local IT Personnel for Cyber Security in Escambia County

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By Charles Davis, III On Friday June 23rd, the Escambia County Public Safety Department hosted the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Cybersecurity Incident Response for IT personnel (FEMA). With a grant won from the University of Arkansas this course was developed for cyber security specifically. Taking place from June 21st – 23rd, the IT teams had …

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Jun 28

Par Four Charities Celebrates 42nd Golf Tournament Anniversary

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By Charles Davis, III On Friday, June 24, 2017 the members of the Par Four Charities celebrated their 42nd annual Golf Tournament held at local clubs, The Apollo and Osceola Municipal Golf Course. In 1968 nine black men formed the Par Four Golf Club in Pensacola as a Golf and Social Club. Its initial meeting …

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Jun 21

Community Calendar: June 2017

COMMUNITY CALENDAR JUNE  2017 Friday, June 23, 2017 – 10:00 am – Media and VIP Day for the 2017 Cybersecurity Incident Response for IT personnel. Location: Escambia County Public Safety building, 6575 N. “W” Street, Pensacola. Final day of a (3) day pilot for IT professionals to address effective response to a cyber-attack. For more …

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