Tag Archive | Florida Courier

The Status of Homelessness in Florida

    TAKING ON HOMELESSNESS October 29, 2015 Filed under EDUCATION, FLORIDA, METRO, NATIONAL Posted by editor Florida conference sheds light on poverty plight in state, nation BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Poverty and homelessness have lathered the Florida landscape with statistics growing at a rate that far surpasses the state’s ability to promote tourism. […]

Najee: timeless jazz impresario

    Jazz In The Gardens March 10, 2016 Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, METRO BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Najee among top artists at 11th annual music festival in Miami Gardens Jazz great Najee is scheduled to perform Saturday, March 19, at the 11th annual Jazz in the Gardens in Miami Beach. His performance repertoire primarily […]

Freelance Journalist

CONTACT:  pennydickersonwrites@gmail.com Penny Dickerson formerly served as a senior staff writer and managing editor of The Miami Times and currently works as an independent journalist. She is passionate about cool people, extraordinary places, and good sushi.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) and a Master of Fine Arts […]

Re-Discovering America: The Kinsey Collection

Click link to read: “Re-Discovering America: The Kinsey Collection http://issuu.com/cfcgllc/docs/floridacourier_03202015/9?e=4739009/11932914 One of my favorite subjects and three of my favorite people are Bernard, Shirley, and Khalil Kinsey: The Kinsey Family. Not only is their commitment to family and each other admirable, but what a story! A genuine American fairytale of how perseverance, patience, commitment, and […]

Tom Joyner Family Reunion 2015

      Joyner reunion showcases famous TV families September 10, 2015 Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, METRO Posted by editor Casts of iconic ‘Good Times’ and current ‘Black-ish’ among celebs at annual Labor Day weekend event in Orlando BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Black families from across the country upped the ante on the traditional Labor […]

April Raquel: urban, rock, soul, funk

    Ready for Jazz in the Gardens stage March 17, 2016 Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, METRO April Raquel’s self-proclaimed musical style is urban, rock, soul and funk. She’ll be one of the local artists showcasing her talent at the Miami Gardens music extravaganza. BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Jazz in the Gardens will kick off […]