Tag Archive | Politics

(Cover Story) Congresswoman Frederica 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 […]

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 […]

The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor: my journey – their path.

I’ve had the privilege and/or intrigue to interview and write about some of life’s most compelling subjects and people. Professionally, sometimes the journalistic pitch is simply driven by the power of a dollar and for writers, that power has fallen off the cliff along with everyone else’s imagined wealth. Authors, poets, novelists  – all writers […]

(Cover Story) Andrew Gillum: Profile of a Trailblazer

ONYX Magazine celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans and those of the African diaspora. http://onyxmagazine.com/andrew-gillum-profile-of-a-trailblazer/ 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 […]

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 […]

Murderess Ruby McCollum: “Shut up & Serve Time.”

Murderess Ruby McCollum: “Shut up & Serve Time.”

There are few historical treasures unearthed by mankind that rival the intrigue conjured by the discovery of King Tut’s tomb or pure diamond’s excavated from Africa’s darkest mine. While cultural anthropologists deserve any and all preservation credit due, my life has been perpetually changed by the recent discovery of the historical, dark, and unequivocally riveting […]

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 […]