Jan 31

Chief of Police Under Pressure to Resign

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“This is not something I want to do right now,” said Chief Alexander.  “I’ve got a lot of unfinished assignments to complete.” Recently, Chief David Alexander has come to the cross roads of his career due to the “structure of benefits and salary policies of the City”. Chief Alexander, who was promoted to Chief two …

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Jan 31

TRUMP DOESN’T NEED MAINSTREAM MEDIA

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By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) As I reflected on President Trump’s inauguration last week, I can’t help but think upon one of my favorite quotes by former British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. Churchill once said: “To every man there comes a time in his life when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder …

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Jan 20

Carter Gaston Local Artist Explodes onto National Scene of Cultural Arts

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By: Tony McCray Carter J. Gaston, otherwise known as Carter G, has exploded onto the local scene with his “Farewell Obama” Exhibit and his wall mural paintings which are popping up all over Pensacola.  One of Gaston’s main local mural locations is the former “Bunny Club” now the Heritage Museum on the corner of Belmont …

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Jan 20

PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS FAREWELL, BUT NOT GOODBYE

First Lady Michelle Obama (center) and Malia Obama join President Barack Obama on stage after his farewell speech at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. (Tito Garcia/Chicago Defender/Real Times Media)

By: Mary L. Datcher (Chicago Defender/NNPA Member) On Tuesday, January 10 the world set eyes on Chicago, and this time it wasn’t about the discussion of the latest homicide stats or a family member being lost violently to gunfire. This time is all about President Barack Obama returning to the town where his political career …

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Jan 20

Community Honors MLK with Prayer Breakfast

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  Saturday morning at The Wright Place, warmth and peace permeated the room as the community  gathered to celebrate MLK Day and honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Approximately 300 people enjoyed a scrumptious breakfast and good conversation as  the participants filed in to begin the ceremony. This year, it appeared that everyone was on one …

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Jan 12

YES WE DID: OBAMA RALLIES ALL AMERICANS IN FAREWELL SPEECH

President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address as the leader of the free world on Tuesday, January 10 in Chicago, Ill. This photo was taken during the 2011 State of the Union Address. (Pete Souza/WH/Wikimedia Commons)

  By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) “Yes, we did!” Those were the words that Barack Hussein Obama ended his farewell speech to America on Tuesday, eight years after he won the presidency, campaigning on the slogan, “Yes, we can!” For nearly an hour, the nation’s 44th Commander-In-Chief reminded everyone that history will not …

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Jan 12

PANHANDLE SCHOOLS RECOGNIZED AS FIVE STAR SCHOOLS

  ~ Hundreds of schools statewide honored for exemplary community involvement ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla., January 9, 2017 – Today, the Florida Department of Education announced the names of schools in Florida’s Panhandle that have earned the Five Star School Award for the 2015-16 school year. The award is bestowed upon schools that are committed to …

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