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ONYX Magazine July/August 2017 New Edition

July 21, 2017 - ONYX Magazine 2017 issue A BluePrint for Success, meet University of Florida Dean Chimay Anumba. Click here to view the entire online issue.

Category: Business



83degrees On The Ground News "How to create jobs and help neighborhoods prosper? Support local entrepreneurs"

July 21, 2017 - Entrepreneurs and start-up companies are getting a lot of attention across America. Well, some of them are. Neighborhood entrepreneurs do not share the glamour nor glean even a fraction of the funding their better-known cousins in technology do. Yet leaders of organizations that support neighborhood entrepreneurs can attest to their ability to deliver an oversized impact to form the foundation for turning around troubled neighborhoods. Click here for more information.

Category: Corporate & Supplier Diversity Community


Vito Sheeley to challenge Wengay Newton in 2018

July 21, 2017 - A Democrat has filed to run against St. Petersburg Rep. Wengay Newton in House District 70, setting up a possible primary for the first-term representative. Vito Sheeley opened up his campaign account for the seat on Friday and is the only candidate running against Newton, who took over for now Sen. Darryl Rouson after winning a three-way Democratic against Dan Fiorini and Chris Czaia. Click here to learn more.

Category: Government & Elected Officials


African-American boys who tell better stories as preschoolers may learn to read more quickly

July 18, 2017 - Helping African-American boys improve their ability to tell stories in preschool could increase the speed at which they learn to read later on, according to new research from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Researcher Nicole Gardner-Neblett said the results were something of a surprise. Her previous research had found that strong oral narrative skills in preschool predicted better reading comprehension in elementary school for African-American children, though not for white, Hispanic or Asian children. This latest study was an attempt to find out more about that connection, especially as it demonstrated an area of academic strength for a group that is often considered at a disadvantage in school. Click here for more information.

Category: History, Art & Culture Organizations

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Dead Prez LIVE at FUBAR

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Location: Fubar Downtown 658 Central Avenue Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

The legendary DEAD PREZ comes to FUBAR on Saturday, 7/22/17 21+ - $20 presale tickets available online now EXTREMELY LIMITED CAPACITY SHOW! DON'T MISS OUT! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! Doors @ 6PM - 658 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL. Click here to purchase presale tickets.

Category: Entertainment Events


Next Level Entertainment Presents Soul Night

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Location: Tickets & purchasing location coming soon

FETE, FUNDRAISING, AND FOOTBALL !!!! Once again it time to do something different and something BRAND NEW in Tampa. On July 22nd 7pm all of the Tampa Bay area grown folks will take over the Amalie arena Downtown for a night of giving back, fun, and football and great music. For one great price YOU get to enjoy the playoff bound Tampa bay storm football game, also you get a FREE food and FREE drink voucher, and you also get to stay and enjoy a FREE concert for the after game jam session !!!! Visit "Next Level Entertainment" Facebook page for more information.

Category: Entertainment Events


Summer Sizzle 2017.... "The Get Down"

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Location: ------]]]]]]]= USFSP Connect 200 6th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Come Party with a purpose. Raising monies for scholarships. Deejayed by St Pete's finest DJ's Spank and Chill..... Truly a "Coleman Love" affair. Click here for more information.

Category: Entertainment Events

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