H.G. Guggenheim Fellowship

Penny Dickerson Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

  http://flcourier.com/2015/01/22/florida-courier-writer-gets-guggenheim-fellowship Florida Courier writer awarded Guggenheim Fellowship January 22, 2015 Filed under FLORIDA, FRONT PAGE, LEAD STORIES, LOCAL NEWS, NEWS  FROM STAFF REPORTS Florida Courier writer Penny Dickerson was selected as one of 20 U.S. journalists from print, online and broadcast outlets to receive an H.F. Guggenheim reporting fellowship organized by the New York City-based […]

Ron Davis: Father and Foot Soldier for Justice

http://issuu.com/cfcgllc/docs/floridacourier_06192015/3?e=4739009/13605054  FROM FATHER TO FOOT SOLDIER June 19, 2015 Filed under FRONT PAGE, NATIONAL, NEWS  Since the murder of his youngest son, Ron Davis has become a national advocate for justice. BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Father’s Day celebrations are tough for Ron Davis. The June holiday reserved for Hallmark cards and the gifting of […]

Murders over Money: Bethune Cookman Tragedy

Murders over money Tragedy leaves gunman, two Bethune-Cookman students dead Penny Dickerson | 9/23/2015, 2 p.m. DAYTONA BEACH — Money meant everything to York Zed Bodden. Human life meant nothing. The convicted felon from Miami had dollar signs etched on his chest when Florida Department of Law Enforcement officers arrested him on Friday. He was […]

Part I – “The Life & Death of Jimmy Jackson”

Part I – “The Life & Death of Jimmy Jackson”

THE LIFE & DEATH OF JIMMY JACKSON December 20, 2012   This is the first in a series of stories framing the life of James Roland Jackson III, known as ‘Jimmy’ to his family. Click link to read the Florida Courier digital archive http://flcourier.com/2012/12/20/the-life-death-of-jimmy-Jackson/ BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Last week, America […]

Part II – “The Life & Death of Jimmy Jackson.”

    THE LIFE & DEATH OF JIMMY JACKSON Click link to read the Florida Courier digital archived http://flcourier.com/2013/01/31/the-life-death-of-jimmy-jackson-2/ January 31, 2013 Looking for his piece of the pie Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories framing the life of James Roland Jackson, III, known as “Jimmy” to his family. BY […]

Part III – The Life & Death of Jimmy Jackson

‘I ain’t gon’ kill nobody’ Click link to read Florida Courier digital archive February 14, 2013 Filed under METRO http://flcourier.com/2013/02/14/i-aint-gon-kill-nobody/ Immediate and extended family members of Jimmy Jackson pose at the repast after his funeral in June 2012. His family rallied to his side during a 10-day hospital vigil in Jacksonville. (CHARLES W. CHERRY II […]

Part IV – “The Life & Death of Jimmy Jackson.”

“Hey, he’s getting robbed!” Witness describes night young entrepreneur died at Jacksonville nightclub notorious for violence February 28, 2013Filed under METRO Posted by admin Click link below to read Florida Courier digital archive http://flcourier.com/2013/02/28/hey-hes-getting-robbed/   Witness describes night young entrepreneur died at Jacksonville nightclub notorious for violence Editor’s Note:  This is the fourth in series of […]