Apr 22

Local Vietnam Veteran Honoree Pinned

Vincent L Smith Vietnam release .2

    March 29, 2016 — Pensacola native Vincent L. Smith III, receives a Vietnam Veterans Honoree Pin from Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial –“The Wall.” U.S. Vietnam Veterans and their families were recognized for their service and sacrifices as part of the national Vietnam War …

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Apr 21

CORRECTION: On the Community Calendar

The entry for the ‘Shower the community with Education’ 20th Annual Community Baby Shower  – the correct date of the event is Saturday, May 7, 2016.

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Apr 18


  Monday, April 18, 2016 – 5:30pm – ‘School to Prison Pipeline Discussion’ – J E Hall Center, Room 160. The panelists will be affiliated with the Escambia County School District. They will discuss the way school discipline is handled in each school and provide statistics on expulsion, suspension and graduation rates during the last …

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Apr 15

Daddy & Daughter Date Night


    By: Tonya Jackson Kim Cox is on a mission to save our families, by “bridging the gap…one family at a time.” She and her non-profit organization, My Brothers and Sisters, host an annual Daddy Daughter Date Night. This past Saturday fathers, grandfathers and other significant male role models dressed in their best and …

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Apr 15

HONORING ICONS: The Pensacola NAACP Youth Council Pays Tribute and Dream of Making History

ICONS NAACP Youth Council Pays Tribute and Makes   History

By: Dr. Eurydice Stanley, Co-Advisor, Pensacola NAACP Youth Council #5750 Members of the Pensacola Youth Council #5750 have been busy researching and presenting the biographies of numerous African Americans who made a difference in their own way, from Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to Pilot Bessie Coleman and local hero, Four-Star General Daniel “Chappie” James, …

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Apr 15

Local Communities Unite and Join HBCU’s on National Stage at Dillard University

By: Tony McCray The Wedgewood/Rolling Hills Homeowners Association, Unity in the Family Ministry led by Dr. Calvin Avant, and the Mayor of Flint, Michigan joined the Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) from around the nation at the 4th Annual Climate Change Conference in New Orleans at Dillard University with the theme “We Are One …

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Apr 09

Black Press Speaks to Our Issues


By: Tonya Jackson This past weekend the Democratic Black Caucus of Florida (DBCF), led by Henry Crespo, Sr., held its 34th annual conference in Orlando. With the theme, “Speak to Our Issues,” attendees were reminded of the vital role they play in making sure the message of the Caucus and our community gets out. The Power Breakfast keynote …

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