Jul 15

Out Front Magazine Celebrates 25th Anniversary at the New Malibu Lounge in Warrington

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By: Tony R. McCray Admiral “L’Spi-Del” LeRoy Jr., founder and publisher of Out Front Magazine, partnered with Joe Gilchrist, who launched the Flora-Bama Lounge in 1978, to celebrate the 25th Silver Anniversary of New Beginnings Publishing/Out Front Magazine this past Monday, July 11th in Warrington. Once again, Admiral Leroy serving as executive producer of the …

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Jul 15

Northwest Florida Communtiy Outreach, Inc. Reaches Out to Community

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By: D. Davis Northwest Florida Community Outreach, Inc. (NWFCO) has been serving the local residents of Pensacola since 2002 as a 501c3 Non-profit organization. Their mission is to ensure that individuals and families receive the help they need to have more meaningful and productive lives. The primary focus is helping individuals and family’s that are …

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Jul 08

The Sunday House and Black History Preservation is Threatened in Pensacola

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By: Tony R. McCray “Historians in Pensacola should be outraged that a 116 year hold historical house is about to be demolished when it is still in good shape,” said Pearl Perkins, the great grand-daughter of the African-American builder-financier-City of Pensacola Alderman, and State of Florida Legislator.  She went on to say, “My great-great-grandfather lived …

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Jul 08

Community Kids Enjoys Summer Fun at Ebonwood Community Center

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By: Jacqueline Miles This summer, children from throughout the community have a place to come and enjoy a fun filled time full of games, education and just plain communication at Ebonwood Community Center. Headed by Leroy Williams, the group provides not only supervised entertainment, but they also provide free lunches to all of the 200+ …

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Jul 08

NAACP PENSACOLA BRANCH MOVES OFFICE

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By: Tony R. McCray, Jr. The NAACP Pensacola Branch will now be holding its Executive Committee Meetings and its General Membership Meetings at 615 N. “W” Street, formally known as the Jolene Avant Center of Excellence. Both meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month.  The Executive Committee meets at 6:00 p.m., and …

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Jul 01

Englewood Church Explodes with Top Gospel Talent

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By: Tony  McCray (PNS)-Englewood Missionary Baptist Church exploded with some of the best gospel artists from Pensacola and Blytheville, Arkansas brought together by some longstanding professional and church relationships.  Mary McDaniel, the event’s lead promoter, is originally from Cantonment.  She is now the CEO of Divas Roc 2 Promotions out of Memphis and pulled together …

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Jul 01

The Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action in Education After Major University of Texas Decision

    By: Tony McCray Affirmative Action supporters were handed a major victory by the United States Supreme Court on Thursday, June 23rd when the decision was rendered by a 4-to-3 vote on the case of Fisher v. University of Texas. The decision was totally unexpected. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, the author of the majority …

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