May 07

The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. launches the Black Male Entrepreneur Institute in Washington DC Program designed to create more Black businesses, and jobs in the Black community Washington D.C.

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Washington D.C. (April 30, 2015) – The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. launched the first Young Black Male Entrepreneur Institute event at the City Club in the nation’s capital. This is the first of many in the United States. During the event, experienced businessmen shared advice on building successful businesses in the new economy with more …

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May 07

PASTORS OF POWER HOSTS GOSPEL CONCERT

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If you were looking for a down home old fashion Baptist good time, you should have been at Englewood Baptist Church on Saturday night at 6:00PM.  There they had ten different pastors along with some of their members come together to give a really phenomenal concert.  The concert started off with Pastor Larry Watson, Jr. …

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Apr 30

Pensacola and Gulf Coast Recognizes Five Year BP Oil Spill Anniversary

April 20th, 2015 marked the five year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill disaster. Many residents of Pensacola and the greater Gulf Coast remember the oil rig explosion and the fear that the oil would come up on our beaches in waves of pollution. Pensacola beaches were one of the first Florida beaches to see …

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Apr 30

Civil Rights Sit-In Marker Unveiled in Downtown Pensacola

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An historical marker commemorating the lunch counter sit-ins during the 1960’s civil rights movement in Downtown Pensacola’s department stores was unveiled this past Saturday, April 25th. The marker provides the historical narrative under a bold faced title of “PENSACOLA LUNCH COUNTER SIT-INS” at the very high profile corner of Palafox and Garden Streets. The NAACP …

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Apr 24

NAACP Event Commemorates Downtown Sit-Ins

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The NAACP Pensacola Branch and the Pensacola Sit-In Commemorative Group will host the unveiling of a historical marker at the corner of Palafox and Garden Streets this Saturday, April 25th at 3:00 pm. The marker will give tribute to Reverend William C. Dobbins and the Youth Group of the NAACP and recognize their efforts to …

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Apr 24

Restore Act Funding Process Targeted To Open In June

According to Keith Wilkins, the Escambia County Director of Community and Environment Department, the target for beginning the process of receiving RESTORE Act project applications is the month of June.  No date has officially been determined, however, when the Escambia County Commissioners met on Thursday April 16th at the Pensacola Bay Center, Bryon Griffith also …

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Apr 24

Reimagining Pensacola One Community at a Time

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On Saturday, April 18, 2015 Reimagine event took place in at the Corrine Jones Community Center from 10am – 3pm.  Reimagine is an outreach event whereby businesses, churches, community agencies, and other ministries come together to serve one another, in events in and around the Pensacola, Florida area. The community leadership in Wedgewood got together …

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