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Orlando Arts Magazine: Zora Neale Hurston 2015

It’s that time of the year again! The Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities is one of my favorite southern events and literary journalism endeavors. Since 2011, I’ve penned eight articles for the festival that were published in either the Florida Courier, Florida Times-Union, EBONY.Com, and I’m proud to add the inclusion of:Orlando Arts Magazine Jan/Feb 2015 […]

The Kinsey Collection: African American Family Debuts Cultural Exhibit at Walt Disney World

Click link to original article at ebony.com http://pennydickersonwrites.com/2013/12/09/word-shout-song-lorenzo-dow-turner-exhibit/ A Whole New World: The Kinsey Collection An art and history loving African American Family debuts their coveted  collection at Walt Disney World By Penny Dickerson “The Walls” from the Kinsey Collection If the art of sharing were worth its weight  in gold, the amassed cultural treasures […]

Destination Orlando: Experience “Grown Folks Magic.”

Click link to original EBONY.COM original article with photo gallery http://www.ebony.com/photos/life/destination-orlando-grown-folks-magic-987#axzz2tdz8NRCz 14  February 2014 Life  /  Travel Destination Orlando: Grown Folks’ Magic! Hey travelers, don’t sleep on the Central Florida haven. It’s so much more  than you thought.                  Don’t get me  wrong ─ Mickey Mouse and Tinker Bell’s pixie dust still  rule, but the […]

CooperMorgan Dance Theatre: At The Gates.

Link to Florida Times-Union (Sun Community) http://jacksonville.com/entertainment/arts/2011-06-24/story/cooper-morgan-dance-theatre-stages-phenomenal-performance Creative duo Dewitt Cooper III and Savery Morgan blessed Jacksonville with a phenomenal, ensemble dance performance on Sunday, June 19, 2011 at  one of downtown’s new, eclectic venues at 111 E. Bay Street.  The second story conclave of brick walls complemented by visual art from local artists was […]

Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine

WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE March 14, 2013 Filed under METRO Posted by admin Click link below banner to read the original text from the Florida Courier. This post has been altered by the addition of photographs that were not added to the print run. http://flcourier.com/2013/03/14/where-dreams-come-true/ Florida teens participate in Disney Dreamers Academy hosted by Steve […]

Balance Life – Eat Pecans!

REPOST: “Because History Repeats Herself.” Dear Gods of Digital Time and Calendar Power, Thank you for the “Fall Back” and “Spring Forward” you so graciously grant. Personally, I appreciate a gesture of goodwill intent, but really: an hour? Really? It quite frankly makes no difference unless you’re one of those persons who looks at day-parts […]

Why It’s Hard To Date A Black Woman

Top Ten Reasons Why It’s Hard To Date A Black Woman by Matthew Lynch (Black State.com http://blackstate.com/dateblackwomen2.html) Black women make black men feel under appreciated, unwarranted and irresponsible and   regressive. Black women are too aggressive and no longer patient in waiting on the pursuit of a man. Black women are strong headed, too independent which […]

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