Tag Archive | Politics

(Cover Story) Andrew Gillum: Profile of a Trailblazer

ONYX Magazine celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans and those of the African diaspora.   Andrew Gillum is a winner. He proved his leadership savvy prior to launching a remarkable campaign to become the state of Florida’s next governor and the first democrat in two decades. In a razor-thin race towards victory, Gillum fell […]

(Cover Story) Congresswoman Fredericka S. Wilson 5000 Role Models of Excellence

    ONYX Magazine celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans and those of the African diaspora. Story By Penny Dickerson Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson has been an indomitable force for Florida’s 24th congressional district for four terms and each subsists as an example of her high-spirited will to improve […]

Penny Dickerson awarded GSA Fellowship 2017

For Immediate Release November 11, 2016 Contact: Todd Kluss tkluss@geron.org (202) 587-2839 America’s Top Reporters on Aging Chosen for Fellowship ProgramThe Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and New America Media (NAM) have selected 16 distinguished reporters for the next cohort of the Journalists in Aging Fellows Program, now in its seventh year. They represent a […]

U.S. Army Leader: Sgt. 1st Class Linda Herron

U.S. Army Leader: Sgt. 1st Class Linda Herron

Sergeant First Class – E7   Battalion S1 NCOIC Ft. Stewart, GA Supervises and Manages the Battalion’s Human Resources Shop. Reserve Army: 2 years Active Duty Army: 29 years Retired: September 20, 2007 Recalled to active Duty: January 11, 2008 Two Overseas Tours of Duty: West Cairo, Egypt (1994-95) and Ft.Buchanan, Puerto Rico (1997-2000). Happy Birthday […]

City of Daytona lacks diversity!

    NAACP to city: Where’s the diversity? October 29, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Branch president wants commission to do full review of hiring and promotion practices BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The voice of the Volusia County-Daytona Beach branch of the NAACP was robust and firm during […]

Retired Fire Chief supports EEOC claim

    Retired fire chief supports racial discrimination claim October 1, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA STATE, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Flames continue to spread following last week’s Daytona Times report that Fire Department Lieutenant Larry Stoney said he has filed an EEOC complaint against the city. ‘Your leadership should represent the demographic […]

MAYO CLINIC: Money woes eliminate Medicare & Medicaid patients

Residents in need of specialized health care have been  blessed to have one of  the countries prestigious Mayo Clinics located in Jacksonville; however, recent state cuts to eliminate both Medicare and Medicaid will literally “cut-off” many who have lost insurance and can’t afford to pay “cash” due to the recessive state of our nation’s economy.  […]