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Jan 28

American Red Cross Spreads Fire Safety Message Volunteers Make MLK Day a Day of Service


Monday, January 21st, Volunteers from the American Red Cross of Northwest Florida teamed up with the YMCA of Northwest Florida to make Martin Luther King, Jr. day a time of Fire Safety & Prevention for the entire family.   “The YMCA was the perfect organization to work with because, like the Red Cross, they promote …

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Jan 16

Mothers of Lost Children Tell Their Stories

Mothers holding deceased children's pictures: seated (l-r) Linda Montgomery(Joel Harris Jr)Lavon Brown (LaBraBrown) Rosa Dukes(Broderick Johnson) standing (l-r) Angela Lindsey (catherine Lindsey) Cindy Cox (Matthew Cox) Helen Crawford

By Jacqueline Miles Eight mothers and grand- mothers consoled talked and shared their pain with each other and friends as members of the communi- ty listened to the sufferings each went through. “I raised my child right. He was just head strong. Nothing I said or did mat- tered to him. They say you aren’t …

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Jan 14

January 10 Issue

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Nov 28

Tuskegee Alum Hit the Links


By: Wesley Martin Last Saturday, November 10, The Greater Pensacola Tuskegee Alumni Club hosted its’ 5th Annual Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Osceola Golf Course. The Scholarship is named for the late Joe Morris, Jr. of the Joe Morris & Son Funeral Home. Dr. Lusharon Wiley, Associate Dean of Students & Director for Inclusion …

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Nov 28



On Monday November 12, many turned out in droves for the Annual Veteran’s Day Parade held in downtown Pensacola. Various local JROTC programs at local high schools participated and showed their support. Also, many local high school marching bands united to form a huge ensemble playing wonderful songs like “This Land Is Your Land.” After …

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Nov 14



By Wesley Martin Citizens of Pensacola had a chance to witness a true evangelist last week during the All-City Revival held at Englewood Missionary Baptist Church. The All-City revival is composed of 38 churches and is sponsored by the Baptist Pastors Union of the Pensacola vicinity. Pastor H. B. Charles, Jr.  of the Shiloh Metropolitan …

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Nov 14



Friday night over 300 people attended Pensacola’s Dance Konnection Swingers annual   “Red Carpet Affair” dance at the Corrine Jones Center on Sanders Beach.  The event kicked off their Weekend Extravaganza. As people were ushered into the lavishly decorated room, The DJ played sounds of old school music getting everyone into the mood to enjoy a …

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Nov 14

Washington Celebrates 100th Anniversary at Alumni Tailgate Party


BY: Marion Williams, Class of 1964 Booker T. Washington High School hosted the first of many events to be held this year during its centennial celebration. On Friday, Oct. 19, an alumni tailgate was hosted on the basketball courts. Marie K. Young, retiring Escambia County Commissioner (District 3), and Civil Court Judge Joyce Williams were inducted in Washington’s …

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Nov 14


Westside Branch Library Existence In Question By: Wesley Martin Last Thursday, October 18, John Jerralds, City of Pensacola Council member (District 5) hosted a town hall forum to discuss the possible closing and/or relocation of the West Florida Public Library’s Westside Branch. City of Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward was absent at Thursday’s forum due to …

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Oct 31

Rev. Powell Recipient of 2012 Florida Education Award


By: Wesley Martin Pensacola’s very own Rev. John Henry Powell, Sr. was honored last Friday, October 19, in Orlando, Fla., with the Florida Education Association’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award. Powell, founder of Truth For Youth, Inc., established the organization to advocate for youth in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. The FEA cited Powell, originally …

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