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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 […]

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 […]

Edward Waters College Accepts $2 Million Gift

BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Click link to the Florida Courier website/article: http://flcourier.com/2014/02/13/25814/ Click link to view the Pajcic & Pajcic Law Firm’s announcement. http://www.pajcic.com/public-service/edward-waters-college-2-million-donation/ Cultivating a friendship proved rewarding for Ed­ward Waters College President Nat Glover. His child­hood friend and renowned attorney Steve Pajcic donat­ed $2 million of his personal funds […]

Bebe Moore: Mental Health means more

  As featured in HBCU Lifestyles   http://hbculifestyle.com/contributor-hbcus-addressing-anxiety-emotional-stress-among-students/ African American college students should applaud the vocal example of Bebe Moore Campbell. In an age where rap stars and NBA athletes are the most celebrated heroes, it is with good cause that we lift up a woman whose advocacy was intended to help so many. Prior to […]

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 […]

The Mark of ZORA!

The Florida Times-Union ~ Jacksonville.com http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2014-01-21/story/festival-celebrates-talents-eatonville-author-zora-neale-hurston Festival celebrates talents of Eatonville author Zora Neale Hurston By Penny Dickerson Tue, Jan 21, 2014 @ 12:24 am | updated Tue, Jan 21, 2014 @ 12:32 am Special Zora Neale Hurston is perhaps best known for her 1937 book, “Their Eyes Were Watching God.” The mark of Zora Neale Hurston left […]

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 […]

Minority Writers Seminar 2011 – Nashville, Tennessee

Click link to view full photo album of the seminar’s presenters and events http://www.facebook.com/media/set/fbx/?set=a.1822885303541.2097254.1582474487&l=e78587b134

Celebrating 25 years of ZORA! Festivals

Click link to read original EBONY.COM feature with full photo gallery http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/celebrate-25-years-of-zora-festivals-photos-250#axzz2tdz8NRCz The ambassador to Morocco, a Florida  congresswoman, two mayors, an Emmy-award winning actress, and a Tony-nominated  Broadway star were among the prestigious in attendance for the silver  anniversary celebration of the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and  Humanities held in Eatonville, […]

ZORA! Festival 2013 “Sustaining a Culture of Color.”

 ZORA! Sustaining a culture of color February 7, 2013 Filed under METRO Annual multi-day festival celebrates life of folklorist Zora Neale Hurston with plenty of art, crafts, history Master Artist Charles Bibbs is renowned for his ability to bring the nuance of African-American culture to life through his visual artistry. The California resident’s work, like […]

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