“Black Citizenship in Action”

Pensacola’s Forgotten History of Reconstruction By C. Scott Sattewhite During a 2013 episode of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Pensacola’s own Joe Scarborough interviewed his old friend and recently elected Florida State Representative Mike Hill. A leader in the Northwest Florida Tea Party, Mike Hill’s election was historic. Scarborough said, “You’re the first Republican African American man […]

Rallying for Black History and Black Lives

By C. S. Satterwhite This past Sunday evening in downtown Pensacola, approximately 100 people gathered in front of the John Sunday House to mark the recent loss of life in Louisiana, Minnesota, and Texas, and connect the potential loss of the John Sunday House. Organized by the John Sunday Society, the “Unity and Healing Rally […]

“He was loyal to this city”

John Sunday and the significance of his home By C. Scott Satterwhite “I often like to ride my bike around town, and I was attracted to that property,” said John Ellis, a Pensacola Realtor. “I was drawn to that house, because it’s an impressive home but never saw anyone there. There’s got to be a […]