Penny Dickerson

“The Giving Millennial”

OAM J-A 15 Brush Strokes-Philanthropy Click the link above to view the PDF of my feature in the July/August issue of  Orlando Arts Magazine. This editorial relationship is one that I both enjoy and has dually proved to be a lucrative relationship. Newspapers are great, but magazines are BOSS! This feature highlights the power of “Millennials” as a demographic […]

Flagler County: Jim Crow, Discrimination, Class Action

http://daytonatimes.com/2015/08/mission-accomplished-for-flagler-students-naacp/ Mission accomplished for Flagler students, NAACP August 20, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  Dr. Amir Whitaker, who spearheaded a complaint against the district for racial disparities in school discipline, will speak at the Aug. 29 Freedom Fund Banquet in Palm Coast. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Flagler County NAACP annual […]

Frankie Beverly’s Amazing Career

March 25, 2014 Entertainment & Culture / Music   Frankie Beverly Talks 38 Years of Maze [INTERVIEW] The voice behind every Black picnic, BBQ and wedding of the past four decades discusses the longevity of Maze By Penny Dickerson     The one, the only Mr. Frankie Beverly Every funk band has a front man. It’s […]

(Cover Story) Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson 5000 Role Models of Excellence

ONYX Magazine celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans and those of the African diaspora. Story By Penny Dickerson Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson has been an indomitable force for Florida’s 24th congressional district for four terms and each subsists as an example of her high-spirited will to improve lives and […]

American Bar Association combats Poverty

Plagued by poverty  Penny Dickerson Special to The Miami Times | 10/14/2015, 2 p.m. http://miamitimesonline.com/news/2015/oct/14/plagued-poverty/ A Miami youth whose life had been paralyzed by poverty and the criminal justice system spoke openly regarding her plight: while stealing food to feed both herself and a two-year-old sibling, she was charged and arrested for theft. With no […]

JUNETEENTH! A time-honored celebration of freedom

Slaves in Texas learned they were freed two years late Penny Dickerson Jun 3, 2020