Jul 17

Mississippi Black Tourists Treated to Heritage Society and DeVilliers St. Hospitality

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Pensacola’s African-American Heritage Tourism got a shot in the arm on the very weekend that the Blue Angels drew 100,000 visitors to Pensacola Beach. Can you believe it?  Visitors from Moss Point, Mississippi actually came to Pensacola to tour the Black Heritage Trail that they learned about during the Florida Black Caucus-Local Elected Officials Conference …

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Jul 17

It’s Movie Time at the Belmont

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For the children at the Truth for Youth building, movie time was at an all-time high as they have for the last couple of weeks enjoyed free food, popcorn, ice cream and movies provided by Rev. John Powell of Truth for Youth. “We’ve had movies for the kids July 5th and 6th and this past …

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Jul 10

CITY DEDICATES NEW LEGION FIELD CENTER TO FATHER OF MAY FAMILY

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Mayor Ashton Hayward led an awesome assembling of political officials, business leaders, and community stakeholders in the dedication of the new Theophalis May Community Resource Center Legion Field. This event was very symbolic of the changing political and community relationships being led by a new guard of younger leaders determined to create a livable urban …

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Jul 10

Love Life & Live Gospel Music Recording Performance

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By Carlyn A. James, MFA-FSH On Saturday, June 21st gospel singer and vocal recording artist Craigh Franklin conducted a live CD and DVD recording which was free to the public. It was held at Marcus Pointe Baptist Church on 6205 North W. Street in Pensacola, Florida. The event featured special guest such as Chevon Coleman …

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Jul 03

ESCAMBIA JAIL INMATES STILL FACE HEALTH AND INJURY ISSUES

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Ellison Bennett, a national board member of the National Movement for Civil and Human Rights, addressed the Escambia County Commission on June 26th concerning thirty-seven families that are being represented by himself and Attorney Gerald McKenzie.  The families are complaining about the medical services that their family members are not receiving as a result of …

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Jul 03

It’s a Peggy Scott Weekend in Pensacola

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  Coming to Pensacola to celebrate her birthday, Diva Peggy Scott graced her home town with her electrifying presence of singing all of her hit songs, including “Not Good Enough to Marry” from her latest CD as well as a collection of oldies but goodies. Everyone in the house gathered around and tapped their feet, …

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Jul 03

Par 4 Charities Sponsors 39th Annual Golf Tournament

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Saturday morning, Par 4 teed off at Marcus Point Golf Course to begin its 39th Annual Charities Golf tournament. The tournament brought a total of 132 golfers to the area to participant in the “Winner takes Cash” event. Golfers from throughout the Southeast came to enjoy this momentous occasion. “Par 4 actually began in 1968,” …

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Jul 03

Soulful Sundays Rock the House

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By Carlyn A. James, MFA-FSH Do you love to dance? Join Ronnie and Maria Cole for Soulful Sundays at the Osceola Golf Course from 7:00pm – 11:00pm.  While receiving special instructions from Detroit Style Ballroom Dancer Ferne Guillebeau, The Cole’s partnered with North 2 South Ballroom Connection alumni members Greg and Claire Dorsey.  Together they …

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Jun 26

Movement for Change Holds 14th Annual Banquet

On June 20, 2014 Movement for Change had their 14th Annual Freedom Is Not Free Banquet at It’s Personal by Sheila. The banquet is the fundraiser used to help the organization provide services to the community. Movement for Change was founded in 1997, and for the last 14 years has helped people in the community …

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Jun 26

Five Flags Dance Academy 24th Annual Dance Recital: “Uptown Style with Downtown Kicks”

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By: Carlyn A. James, MFA-FSH Sunday, June 08, 2014 the Dancers and Instructors of Five Flags Dance Academy & Ballet Company presented its 24th Annual Dance Recital live at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre. The theme was Uptown Style with Downtown Kicks. Each year the company decides on a theme for their recital. This year the …

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