Mar 13

Northwest Florida Strategic Plan Finalized for BP Oil Spill Economic Development Funding

  By: Tony McCray Business owners, non-profit organization representatives, and political leaders from Escambia to Wakulla Counties were in Niceville on February 27th to participate in the presentations involved in the formal distribution by Florida’s Great Northwest of the Northwest Florida Strategic Plan. The plan has been discussed as the first step of these groups …

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Mar 01

CONGRESS MUST INVESTIGATE TRUMP’S POTENTIAL RUSSIAN TIES

  By Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) The endurance of our nation’s security, sovereignty, and democracy is not a partisan issue. This is a top concern for all Americans and should be a top priority for the leaders that we send to Washington, whether Democrat or Republican. As elected officials, my colleagues and I swore …

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Mar 01

Pensacola Welcomes the King and Queen of Guinea West Africa

By: Shirley Stone On Saturday, February 25, 2017, the Cultural Heritage Museum, located on Belmont and DeVillers, was the location that was set to celebrate Black History Month with King Bangaly Traore and his wife, Premier Dame, 1st Lady Ethel Lane Traore of Guinea West Africa.  The event was hosted by Shirley Terrell-Stone and co-host …

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Mar 01

Pensacola Network Spotlights Police Chief David Alexander as the First Pensacola African American Police Chief

The Pensacola Network, the brainchild of Robin and Lloyd Rashard, celebrated Black History Month on Friday, February 24th, spotlighting the City of Pensacola’s first Black Police Chief, David Alexander. Once again, the Pensacola Network made DeVilliers Square in the Historic Belmont/DeVilliers Business District, ground zero for local business and community networking, in addition to a …

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Feb 24

Krewe of African Kings (KAK) holds 27th Annual Mardi Gras Ball

  By: Marion Williams, Ph.D.ret. King Sunni Ali Ber 1996 The Krewe of African Kings held its twenty-seventh annual Mardi Gras Ball at the St. Joseph Paris Hall Saturday night with approximately 200+ people attending.  This invitation only black tie and formal gown affair sparkled with excitement. The hall was decorated in the traditional shimmering …

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Feb 24

Florida A&M Gospel Choir Lifts Bethel AME for Black History Month

The Florida A&M (FAMU) Gospel Choir performed at a such a high level at the Bethel AME Church at 511 Woodland Drive on last Friday evening, that there were rumors that God sent down some of his angels to bless the entire event.  Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church was the original site for the concert …

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Feb 24

Hanniton Watt Post 193 Veterans Honor Black History Month

  Success Always Leaves Footprints By: Jacqueline Miles Sunday afternoon, veterans throughout the Northwest Florida came together to honor and celebrate Blacks in history at the Hanniton Watt Post 193 located at 2708 N 2th Avenue. As veterans arrived, there was a distinct feeling of comradery in the air.  Each had given a part of …

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