Penny Dickerson

Exploring Kongo Art & Culture (Harn Museum)

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Kongo Across the Waters Penny Dickerson explores the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art’s  celebration of the Kongo Kingdom Click here to read link to Ebony.com: http://www.ebony.com/photos/life/african-connection-kongo-across-the-waters-999#axzz2l0wkKzwc The global perception of Africa is  often lathered with stunning scenery from the Serengeti and the symbolic pride  of former South African president Nelson Mandela. Indeed, […]

PLAGUED BY PROBE: Black mayors in peril

PLAGUED BY PROBE Are their encounters with law enforcement part of a vicious cycle or by design? Penny Dickerson Miami Times Contributor Apr 17, 2019 https://www.miamitimesonline.com/news/are-their-encounters-with-law-enforcement-part-of-a-vicious/article_0c32cbd4-611b-11e9-95a2-b735fdc55141.html Andrew Gillum, Patrick Cannon, Ray Nagin, Kwame Kilpatrick, Marion Barry, Richard Thomas and Catherine Pugh all share a common title: Black American mayors. They share a common fate, too. […]

Poised to Win

Poised to Win Tamara Smith, Ms. Black Florida USA, uses her platform to help other women Penny Dickerson Special to the Miami Times Apr 3, 2019 Tamara Smith The controversial allure of beauty has captivated American audiences since Bert Parks first rendered his 1955 serenade of “There She Is” in Atlantic City. An obvious absence […]

Can Real Estate Survive in the Bahamas?

Can Real Estate Survive in the Bahamas? by Penny Dickerson (as published in consumerhomevalue.com Dec. 2, 2019)   It’s your honeymoon on Paradise Island.  In a nearby cay, two millennials snorkel beneath the clear blue sea while an elderly couple awaits the day’s sunset while relaxing on a pristine, white sandy beach.  This is the […]

American Beach: “MORE THAN A BEACH FIGHT.”

The layout above is a pre-publication PDF prior to final cutlines. Please follow the Florida Courier for digital updates at https://flcourier.com. More Than A Beach Fight By Penny Dickerson/Florida Courier Protest, petitions and the imagery of one man shackled in chains led a two-week outcry by African Americans in Northeast Florida to preserve American Beach […]

(Cover Story) The Kinseys: Family Legacy Expresses the Art of Giving

ONYX Magazine celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans and those of the African diaspora. COVER THE KINSEYS: FAMILY LEGACY EXPRESSES THE ART OF GIVING Bernard and Shirley Kinsey personify family with a display of passion and humility often unique to African-Americans. Together, they publicly … Story by Penny Dickerson Bernard and Shirley Kinsey personify […]

Interview with Sonia Sanchez: Truth to Power

    Click link to read full interview on EBONY.com http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/sonia-sanchez-speaks-truth-to-power-999#axzz303gQy0U3 Sonia Sanchez Speaks Truth to Power, Poetically [INTERVIEW] The legendary poetic icon speaks on the Black Arts Movement and the ancestor voices of African-American letters By Penny Dickerson Related Tags amiri baraka sonia sanchez black arts movement Sonia Sanchez, great voice of the Black […]