Jun 21

Movement for Change Sends Message of Continued Vigilance for Justice

By: Tony McCray Photo Credit by: Charles Davis, III Movement for Change (MFC) held its 17th Annual Banquet at “Its Personal by Sheila” event venue on last Saturday, June 16th with a continuation of its theme that “Freedom is Not Free”!  The message from John Jerralds, former Pensacola City Councilman was that Movement for Change …

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Jun 21

Gulf Coast Voice Talks With David Alexander About His Retirement

Chief David Alexander III stepped down from the highest position in the City of Pensacola’s Police Department on Friday, May 5, 2017 after 32 years in law enforcement.  At the age of 57 years old, this police chief has seen the good, bad and the ugly. However, he is encouraged by the activities going on …

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Jun 21

Four Years of No Help for West Creek Apartments

Three years ago when Governor Rick Scott toured Pensacola, he stopped at the West Creek Apartments in Warrington and pledged that the tenants would receive help from FEMA, the County Commissioners and the Management for the flooding that continues to take place at the apartments. As of this date, nothing has happened.  “We have HUD …

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Jun 14

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

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Jun 14

Arizona Leaders Call For Removal Of Confederate Monuments

  By Floyd Alvin Galloway (Arizona Informant/NNPA Member) The Arizona Confederate monuments controversy has risen once again. Two years ago, it was over the naming of the Jefferson Davis Highway in the Southeast Valley. Other cities across the country in Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, and Maryland have or are in the process of removing Confederate monuments …

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Jun 14

Making The Case For Investing In HBCUS

  By Rushern Baker (County Executive, Prince George’s County, Md.) UNCF’s iconic, “A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste,” advertising campaign remains the gold-standard for shining light on the urgency of investing in Black colleges and universities. No nation, the stories in the campaign reminded us, can be great if it leaves behind a …

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Jun 14

New Police Chief Appointed by Mayor Hayward

After twenty-seven years of working with many people in Law Enforcement, Assistant Chief Tommi Lyter was appointed Chief by Mayor Ashton Hayward. “It’s very humbling,” said Chief Lyter. “This job is extremely dangerous and extremely difficult on a good day. To spend my entire professional career working with men and women who answer the call …

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