Tag Archive | Politics

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 […]

Orlando Arts Magazine: Zora Neale Hurston 2015

It’s that time of the year again! The Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities is one of my favorite southern events and literary journalism endeavors. Since 2011, I’ve penned eight articles for the festival that were published in either the Florida Courier, Florida Times-Union, EBONY.Com, and I’m proud to add the inclusion of:Orlando Arts Magazine Jan/Feb 2015 […]

Congresswoman Corrine Brown: Determined to Deliver

Link to article http://www.flcourier.com/metro/4628-determined-to-deliver

State Representative Reggie Fullwood: Focused on Community

Click link below to read full website copy http://flcourier.com/2012/07/12/fullwood-focused-on-community/ Thank you to State Representative Reggie Fullwood for offering his perspective, insights, and political experiences during two interviews: the first was February 2011 and final notes compiled in a July 2012 culminated in the following profile published July 12, 2012 in the Florida Courier. Rarely is […]

September 11, 2001: A ten year reflection

This is a re-posting of my 9/11 ten year anniversary blog. There are some things worth hoarding, and this commemorative 9/11 magazine is one that I’m glad I held onto. I tend to keep things, always thinking: “I’m going to need this one day.” I never gave thought that ten years following the most horrific […]

State Representative Mia Jones: “Destined to Serve.”

Link to Florida Courier Profile http://flcourier.com/2012/05/10/destined-to-serve/ It was a pleasure interviewing State Representative Mia Jones who proves to be as dedicated, efficient, and down-to-earn as my words depict. Politicians often get such a bad rap, but I can honestly say I’ve never heard a negative word spoken about Mia Jones, but then again, I try […]