Tag Archive | Africa

Soul Food: cultural lifestyle or disease trap?

          Soul Food ─ Cultural Lifestyle or Disease Trap?  Florida Courier/New America Media , News Feature, Penny Dickerson, Posted: Feb 21, 2017 Photo: Olean McCaskill in her celebrated soul-food eatery, Olean’s.TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–The roots of soul food run deep within the annals of African American living. The South reigns as king of […]

Made in Africa – Haute Couture Museum Exhibit

Made in Africa July 10, 2015 Filed under METRO, WORLD Posted by editor Contemporary fashions from Ghana’s most notable designers on display at Florida museum BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER African fashion in its most sophisticated form is on display at the University of Florida’s Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art in a cutting-edge exhibition […]

Pastor Reflects on Charleston Tragedy

                                                                                                                                          A.M.E. pastor reflects on Charleston tragedy June 25, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  Allen Chapel’s Mugala wants to see ongoing dialogue on race BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Rev. Nathan Mugala had just driven to his Daytona Beach home from Jacksonville when he turned on his television and heard the […]

What’s New in Wedding Trends!

What’s New in Wedding Trends!

From West African chic To dude ranch romance October 8, 2015 Filed under METRO, WORLD Posted by editor Wedding trends these days range from an opulent affair in Dubai to a horseback event at a Central Florida resort. BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER The universal language of love is spoken with a unique variance in […]

Disney offers “A touch of Africa.”

http://flcourier.com/2014/05/22/a-touch-of-africa-close-to-home/ A touch of Africa close to home May 22, 2014 Filed under METRO Disney celebrates continent with ‘Lion King’ events and new Harambe Nights BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The majesty of Africa kicks off in June as Walt Disney World celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Oscar-winning classic “The Lion […]

Kongo across the Waters: Traveling Art Exhibit

http://flcourier.com/2013/10/24/introducing-kongo-across-the-waters/ Introducing Kongo across the Waters October 24, 2013 The traveling art exhibit, which explores the legacy of West Central Africa, will be housed at the University of Florida for the next five months BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER On Oct. 22, the University of Florida’s Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art […]