Tag Archive | Florida Courier

Penny Dickerson Awarded New America Media Fellowship

2015 Equal Voice Fellows and Scholars Announced NEW YORK — (August 21, 2015) — Marguerite Casey Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2015 Equal Voice Fellowship and Scholarship. Sixty journalists nationwide competed this year for six journalism grants to support at least one or a series of investigative and exploratory reporting projects on critical […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Soul of Selloane – La Nouba’s Voice

      The soul of Selloane September 24, 2015 Filed under AFRICA, ENTERTAINMENT, METRO, WORLD Posted by editor The South African songstress is the vocal star of the Cirque Du Soleil show ‘La Nouba.’ BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Attending the circus is a familiar part of American culture and arguably a childhood must. […]

Stuart Scott’s Daughters: our daddy was more than “Boo Ya!”

Stuart Scott’s daughters discuss their funny moments with beloved dad September 17, 2015 Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, METRO Posted by editor BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Taelor and Sydni Scott remember their father and ESPN anchor Stuart Scott with a delicate humor reserved for daughters only. Scott died of cancer in January at the age of […]

Edward Waters College Accepts $2 Million Gift

BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Click link to the Florida Courier website/article: http://flcourier.com/2014/02/13/25814/ Click link to view the Pajcic & Pajcic Law Firm’s announcement. http://www.pajcic.com/public-service/edward-waters-college-2-million-donation/ Cultivating a friendship proved rewarding for Ed­ward Waters College President Nat Glover. His child­hood friend and renowned attorney Steve Pajcic donat­ed $2 million of his personal funds […]

Making more dreams come true (DDA 2015)

Making more dreams come true March 19, 2015 Filed under METRO Posted by 8admin8 Nine Florida students  among 100 chosen for Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey, Essence BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The selfless drive and passion to advance the dreams of America’s youth was celebrated March 5-8 at the eighth […]