Politics

FLORIDIANS FIGHT for LGBT Rights.

  Floridians Fight for LGBT Workplace Rights Florida Courier/New America Media, News Report, Penny Dickerson, Posted: Nov 29, 2013 Gay rights took a leap forward when the U.S. Senate voted 64-32 to approve the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). The Nov. 7 landmark victory bans workplace discrimination against members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered […]

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 […]

Public Shooter? “Run, Hide, Fight”

Dealing with danger in public places http://daytonatimes.com/2015/08/dealing-with-danger-in-public-places/ August 13, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  Seminar teaches residents how to increase chances of surviving shooting BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach Police Chief Mike Chitwood grew up believing there were two places he always would be protected – school and church. For […]

      Daytona chief formally seeks body-cam funds August 6, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Police Department has applied for grant funding that would allow it to purchase more body cameras for local law enforcement. Earlier this year, 112 Daytona […]

Retired Sergeant’s passion is military history

Teaching Black military history is retiree’s passion July 23, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Daytona native spends spare time educating civilians about past wars and contributions made by African-Americans BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Retired Army Master Sergeant Hubert C. Jackson tried his best to avoid a military career […]

‘Ban the Box’ is official in Daytona

‘Ban the Box’ is official in Daytona July 9, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach officially implemented its Fair Chance / Ban the Box Policy during a regular commission meeting this month. The policy went into effect on July 1 […]

Confederate flag will fly at Speedway.

                                                                                                  Confederate flag will fly at Speedway July 2, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS Posted by 9admin9 DIS to offer flag swap at weekend races BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Last week, NASCAR Chairman Bill France announced that the Confederate flag would be banned from the sanctioning body’s races. But on […]