Dec 11

Commentary: Hillary Clinton Gets 2 Million More Votes Than Donald Trump and Everyone Pretends They Don’t Notice

Lauren Victoria Burke says that the Democrats need to reconsider running establishment candidates at the top of the ticket in an age of anti-establishment politics.This photo was taken during a press conference following a meeting with Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Filipino Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario and Secretary of National Defense Voltaire Gazmin on Monday, April 30, 2012, at the State Department in Washington, D.C. (Glenn Fawcett/DoD/Wikimedia Commons)

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Imagine if Donald Trump got two million more votes than Hillary Clinton, but by some fluke of Electoral College math, Clinton won. What would Trump be saying? The answer is easy: He’d be saying what he said weeks before Election Day: That the election was rigged against him. …

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Dec 11

FROM BANKS TO BEAUTY PRODUCTS, THE #BUYBLACK MOVEMENT IS REAL

Sonja Thompkins, a brick & mortar business strategist and founder of SincerelySonja.com, said #BuyBlack is a trend for consumers of color to consciously spend their money within their own communities and particularly with Black-owned businesses. (Sonja Thompkins/SincerelySonja.com)

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) It’s a trend that many are hoping won’t just turn into a passing fad. Late last month, Essence magazine noted that after years of slow-burning idealism, #BuyBlack has seen a community-wide takeoff. And, as the holiday season moves into full swing, the #BuyBlack campaign has led many to …

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Dec 02

Thanksgiving Mixer Mixes It Up At The Armory

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  Friday evening, November 25th, Black Friday,   the National Guard Armory was the place to enjoy good times and just let your hair down. Angel McShan, once again, put the icing on the cake for the holiday as approximately 300+ guests danced and mingled to the rocking beat of three DJs. “This is the …

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Dec 02

Friends and Family Celebrates Alice Lee Johnson’s 100th Birthday

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  Saturday evening, friends and family members enjoyed the festivities of Mrs. Alice Lee Johnson’s 100th year old birthday party at the Fricker Recreational Center. Approximately 250+ well-wishers enjoyed a sit down meal catered by Mrs. Torrie Jones. Mrs. Johnson, affectionally called “Nana Niecy” was born November 28, 1916, in Laurel Mississippi.  She is the …

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Dec 02

National Cultural Heritage Tourism Center Launches Florida Heritage Trail Project in Pensacola

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  By Tony McCray Eugene Franklin, the President of the Florida Black Chamber, represents Florida on the National Black Chamber’s Board of Directors as the National Tourism Director. He is posing with Hank Harris, the CEO of the National Black Tourism Marketing Corporation, and a talented Black artist, Eric O’Neal, from Chicago by way of …

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Nov 25

Belmont Youth Band Changes Location and its Name to The Lamont Community Music School

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By: Tony McCray The Belmont Youth Band, that was organized by Vivian Lamont and Rudy Pendleton fifteen years ago in the Belmont/DeVilliers Business District, has established a new home at the Dixon School of the Arts under a new name of The Lamont Community Music School. Lamont and Pendleton began the group to assist the …

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Nov 25

Gilda Marvray , Pensacola’s Icon Passes

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*Editor’s Note:  Last Wednesday, November 17, Mrs. Gilda Marvry went home to be with the Lord.  We thought it only fitting to reprint her life as a celebration for all to read.  At the publishing of this article, she was 83.  She was a strong Black women who endured until the end. We hope you …

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