Miami Times

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. […]

Miami Times: FLOTUS Speech calls for Party Unity

  Speech by FLOTUS calls for party unity to beat Trump  By Penny Dickerson Special to The Miami Times | 7/27/2016, 2 p.m. Michelle Obama at the DNC Monday said passion is needed to elect Hillary Clinton as president.  A timely balm to heal and unify the Democratic Party came following rifts that challenged the […]

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. “Murders Over Money” Miami Times Online 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 […]

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 2-year-old sibling, she was charged and arrested for theft. With no […]

DDA 2019 – Miami millennials pursue medical careers

Where are the Disney Dreamers? some Top alums pursue medical careers Penny Dickerson Special to the Miami Times Apr 3, 2019 Mickey Mouse welcomes Jonathan Nabaka and Anthony Taylor from Miami, on Thursday, March 21, to Magic Kingdom during the 12th annual Disney Dreamers Academy.  Todd Anderson For the past 12 years, Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena […]

The Tragic Suicide of Bryce Gowdy

Could Bryce Gowdy have been saved? The late Bryce Gowdy was a star wide-receiver, Georgia Tech signee and “professed momma’s boy.” Penny Dickerson Jan 8, 2020 Updated Jan 10, 2020 Read the full edition of The Miami Times http://www.miamitimesonline.com   The bright future of Bryce Gowdy was darkened by his own demise on Monday, Dec.30. A 17-year-old […]