Mar 24

Women of Power Weekend Takes Over Pensacola

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  By: Tonya Jackson One of the things business owners and community members look at when joining a chamber of commerce is the value of their membership. As the executive director of the Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce, Nicole Dixon looks at their value to its members and the community while also looking …

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Mar 24

IMPACT 100 Accepting Grant Applications

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  By: Tonya Jackson Pensacola is a city with a huge heart and IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, clearly demonstrates this. According to Impact 100 founder, Wendy Steele, “This chapter is the largest in the world and is doing wonderful things. I consider the ladies here as my friends. None …

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Mar 24

Zion Hope hosts ‘Seven Last Sayings of Christ’

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By: Tonya Jackson On Sunday, March 20th, Dr. Bernard Yates, pastor of Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church, hosted “The Seven Last Sayings of Christ on the Cross” as part of their observance of Holy Week. This powerful program included a diverse mix of pastors from different denominations. Each pastor had a specific amount of time …

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Mar 18

Tuskegee University Golden Voices Spring Tour Stops in Pensacola

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  By: Tonya Jackson The Tuskegee Choir is an organization steeped in more than a century of pride and the richest of choral traditions. Since its inception, the Tuskegee Choir has served as an artistic model while carving its place in American history. The school choir was developed in 1886 because Dr. Booker T. Washington …

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Mar 18

Former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley Speaks to the Black Press about the Water Crisis

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  By Keith A. Owens Michigan Chronicle Senior Editor (part 1of 2) Retiring DPS Emergency Manager Darnell Earley has been caught in the crosshairs of withering criticism for more than six months now, targeted by the media as well as a number of community activists and some politicians as well, for the damning role they …

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Mar 18

100 Black Men of Pensacola, Inc. Presents Five Beaus

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      By: Tonya Jackson For 25 years the 100 Black Men of Pensacola, Inc., headed by President Samuel A. Horton, has been serving our community through programs such as Saturday Community School, Family Literacy, and the Black History and Culture Brain Bowl. They also sponsor the UWF Collegiate 100 who concentrate their mentoring …

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Mar 18

Women of Power Features Wendy Raquel Robinson

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        By: Tonya Jackson Wendy Raquel Robinson is known to many television viewers for her roles as the no-nonsense, principal, ‘Regina Grier’ on the “The Steve Harvey Show” and as the sexy and feisty sports manager ‘Tasha Mack’ from BET’s #1 rated scripted series, “The Game.” However, Robinson is also a dancer, …

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