Bethel AME hands out over 5K books at MLK parade

At the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade today, over 5,000 new books and 10,000 bookmarks will be provided free to children and youth. This day of service project, called the MLK Parade of Books Project, extends the traditional celebration of Dr. King’s birthday to a literary gift and provides a day of service to […]

Black & White

Racial Disparity by the Numbers By Rick Outzen The lives of African-Americans in Escambia County are very different from those of their white counterparts. While local leaders like to talk about improving the quality of life of the city and county as they plan the course of this community for the next 25 years, that […]