Oct 30

Houser Memorial AME Zion Celebrates 123 Years

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  Sunday afternoon, Houser Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church celebrated their 123rd year anniversary. As members and friends gathered in the church sanctuary, it was obvious that there was excitement  in the air about this celebration. Never before has any community shared such a joyous occasion as this. Beginning at 3pm, Reverend Theyuka Thomas, …

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Oct 30

Thousands Came Out to Support the American Cancer Society “Making Strides”

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 On Saturday, October 25 thousands of people came out to participate in the Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk.  Men women, and children participated walking for loved ones that survived or was lost to cancer.  This moving event was greeted with  the warmth of all races, ethnic backgrounds, colors and creeds working together on one …

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Oct 23

Soul Bowl Celebrates 25th Year Anniversary At Maritime Park

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By Robin Reshard When Anthony Brown, an eighth grade football player for the East Pensacola Rattlers’ Junior team, crossed the goal line for the last touchdown of the 25th Annual Soul Bowl on Saturday, October 18 at the Community Maritime Park, little did he know that his destiny was put in motion decades earlier by …

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Oct 23

Jazz Pianist Blends Experience and Improvisation

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by Robin Reshard    Whatever you do, don’t call the Tuesday night gathering of singers and musicians a jam session.  “It’s a blended group of musicians with varying experiences,” jazz pianist Gino Rosaria says.  “It’s a jazz session.” Rosaria wants his weekly nights of jazz music to become the place for jazz on the Gulf …

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Oct 23

Where are My Sisters Host Prayer Rally: Travon Martin’s Mother Brings Hope

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 On Friday October 17, 2014 the organization Where Are My Sisters had a prayer rally at St. John Divine Missionary Baptist Church. The purpose of this event was to inform people that when it comes to violence, no matter what a person’s status is, no one is exempt.  In speaking with Terri Marshall who is …

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Oct 16

Pensacola Voice Presents: Nielah Spears

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  Nielah Spears, the President of Performers, Blessings & Jazz, Inc., has just recently returned from a personal, professional and ministerial journey to Cambodia in South East Asia.  The trip was financed by a grant awarded through AmeriCorps for two years service.  She was accompanied by students from the University of Albany, New York who …

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Oct 16

Stop the Violence! Take It to the Courts

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Local communities got together Saturday evening in an effort to stop the violence through communicating on the basketball court. Atmore played against East Hill, Malcom Young Center vs Cobb Center, Roy Jones All Stars vs Kia Auto Sports, Pepsi vs B.I Entertainment, Cantonment vs Gulf Breeze. Our goal is to get each community familiar with …

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Oct 09

Action Jackson’s Book Signing

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On Thursday, the 2nd day of October Author and 2008 Fitness Olympian Laticia “Action” Jackson held an official book signing at Pensacola State College. In her new book “I’m Not A Size Zero” she is addressing issues such as the media’s influence on the average female figure, body-image, redefined fitness, beauty, and self esteem. During …

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Oct 09

Gulf Power’s $650,000 Gift Celebrated at Ribbon Cutting for Multicultural Resource Center

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The Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Resource Center held its ribbon cutting grand opening ceremony on Thursday October 2nd at its Downtown Pensacola location at 119 East Government Street across the street from the Seville Quarter. The momentous occasion was highlighted by Government Street being blocked-off with an outdoor event tent in the middle of the …

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Oct 02

West African Celebration Comes to Pensacola

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Pensacola hosted a colorful Nigerian Yoruba heritage celebration this past weekend featuring music, dance, food, and praise at the Fricker Recreation Center on the city’s Westside. The very lively and rhythmic music was provides by drummers from Oyotunji, a village in South Carolina that has preserved West African ways of life.  The faith is called Yoruba, Ifa or Orisha and refers to the 200 …

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