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Redistricting lawsuit accuses Sarasota County of discriminating against black voters

Redistricting lawsuit accuses Sarasota County of discriminating against black voters

December 13, 2019 - From Herald Tribune  In a move evoking the civil rights battles of a previous era, three black residents of northern Sarasota County filed a class action lawsuit Thursday...

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Redistricting lawsuit accuses Sarasota County of discriminating against black voters

Redistricting lawsuit accuses Sarasota County of discriminating against black voters

December 13, 2019 - From Herald Tribune  In a move evoking the civil rights battles of a previous era, three black residents of northern Sarasota County filed a class action lawsuit Thursday...

Africa's the Future: Why Akon Says That African-Americans Should Invest in the Continent

Africa's the Future: Why Akon Says That African-Americans Should Invest in the Continent

December 10, 2019 - From The Root After his his single “Locked Up,” Akon was determined not to be your run-of-the-mill one-hit wonder. The artist and producer had some foresight,...

79 People Who Made Big Career Moves in 2019 (Pinellas County, Florida)

79 People Who Made Big Career Moves in 2019 (Pinellas County, Florida)

December 10, 2019 - From TheBurgVotes  – By Gypsy Gallardo for the Power Broker Magazine “Suited up and ready for 2020” is the spirit that shines through the dozens of...

Keeping on track: Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point

Keeping on track: Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point

December 10, 2019 - From Farragut Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point Jazmine Alderman wasn’t always interested in running. From early...

St. Petersburg track star among victims in NAS Pensacola shooting

St. Petersburg track star among victims in NAS Pensacola shooting

December 10, 2019 - From Tampabay.com Lakewood High School track and field star, Mohammed “Mo” Haitham fell victim to the NAS Pensacola shooting according to the Tampa Bay...

Gabrielle Union Launches New Fashion Collection for Plus Size Women

Gabrielle Union Launches New Fashion Collection for Plus Size Women

December 10, 2019 - From The Root Gabrielle Union is not buying into the concept of “The Forgotten Woman.” The Being Mary Jane actress, who is already the face of a successful...

In 2019, Miss America, Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe are all Black women

In 2019, Miss America, Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe are all Black women

In 2019, Miss America, Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe are all Black women.  Last week, for the first time, black women wore the crowns of all four major pageants...

The Clarence Thomas myth that refuses to die

The Clarence Thomas myth that refuses to die

December 9, 2019 - From CNN It's the horror movie villain that won't die, the pop song you can't get out of your head, the out-of-town guest that just won't leave. It's a belief that's stuck...

NEW: 5 Big Things for Black St. Petersburg

NEW: 5 Big Things for Black St. Petersburg

December 3, 2019 - From TheBurgVotes –By Gypsy C. Gallardo  As we enter a new decade, the Power Broker magazine will be publishing a new monthly round-up featuring 5 new developments...

Urban League offers resources to boost women and minority businesses entrepreneurs

Urban League offers resources to boost women and minority businesses entrepreneurs

Central Florida Urban League CEO Glenton Gilzean, Jr. and Ashley D. Bell, the White House policy advisor for entrepreneurship and innovation, sign a strategic alliance memorandum with the CFUL,...

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The Woodson's Toy Drive Collections: Toys will be accepted November 9th - December 14th

The Woodson's Toy Drive Collections: Toys will be accepted November 9th - December 14th

The Woodson's Toy Drive will be accepting: -Toys -Books -Bikes -Dolls & more Toys will benefit local charities 

Talent’s Comedy Takeover Toy Drive Edition

Talent’s Comedy Takeover Toy Drive Edition

Sat, Dec 14, 2019, 8:30 PM – Sun, Dec 15, 2019, 2:30 AM Special Toy Drive edition allows you to save $5 off your ticket admission if you bring an unwrapped toy. We will donate the toys...

Talent’s Comedy Takeover Toy Drive Edition

Talent’s Comedy Takeover Toy Drive Edition

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 8:30 PM - Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:30 AM   Visit www.eventbrite.com for more information. 

M.O.M Photos 4 the Holidays Fundraiser Event

M.O.M Photos 4 the Holidays Fundraiser Event

Sun, December 15, 2019 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Just in time for the holidays! M.O.M is having a photoshoot fundraiser! For only a $30.00 donation..you can capture your family...

5 Chances Promotions Presents Comedy Competition and Day Party

5 Chances Promotions Presents Comedy Competition and Day Party

Sun, December 15, 2019 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM Come Help Judge and Crown Some of Hottest Comics in Central Florida Host Talent Harris will be spearheading this Apollo style comedy...

NCNW in Partnership with Dillard's International Plaza presents Winter Wonderland for Tots Toy Drive

NCNW in Partnership with Dillard's International Plaza presents Winter Wonderland for Tots Toy Drive

December 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm NCNW in Partnership with Dillard's International Plaza presents Winter Wonderland for Tots Toy Drive.  For more information Audrey Pat (727) 723-5722 or via...

THAP Monthly Lunch & Learn December 18th

THAP Monthly Lunch & Learn December 18th

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 12 PM – 1 PM Monthly on the the third Wednesday | Get connected with other entrepreneurs, industry professionals and like-minded individuals in a learning and...

Tickets are on sale for a Dec. 19 show with the Isley Brothers at the Duke Energy Center Mahaffey Theater

Tickets are on sale for a Dec. 19 show with the Isley Brothers at the Duke Energy Center Mahaffey Theater

Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm For more than 60 years, The Isley Brothers have received acclaim as “the rocking soulful legends who started it all.” The iconic Rock & Roll...

The 2019 Family Blessing

The 2019 Family Blessing

The Family Blessing is a story of a young girl named Aliyah, her dreams, and her Grandma Zola’s vivid memories woven together in a journey to find inspiration, courage, love and the true...

Black and Silver NYE Affair

Black and Silver NYE Affair

Tue, Dec 31, 2019, 8:30 PM – Wed, Jan 1, 2020, 3:00 AM 5Chances Promotions and Moore Eventful Presents the “Belaire Black & Silver N.Y.E. Affair.” Dress To...

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe 20th Anniversary Season Shows 2020

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe 20th Anniversary Season Shows 2020

Visit www.westcoastblacktheatre.org for show times & more....

Enterprising Women of Color Forum, Central Florida Edition

Enterprising Women of Color Forum, Central Florida Edition

January 9, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Visit www.mbda.gov for more information. 

Visions of Health Equity:  A Community Art Project  Opening Reception

Visions of Health Equity: A Community Art Project Opening Reception

Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Come meet the 2019 Visions of Health Equity artists, see their work and enjoy jazz music and light refreshments. Visit www.constantcontact.com to...

MLK Jr. Day of Celebration Veteran & Civilian Job Fair

MLK Jr. Day of Celebration Veteran & Civilian Job Fair

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Veteran and Civilian Job Fair Workshop visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bt8ncvb to Register Today!

Tampa Bay Black Heritage Music Fest 2020

Tampa Bay Black Heritage Music Fest 2020

Sat, Jan 18, 2020, 7:00 PM – Sun, Jan 19, 2020, 10:00 PM 2-Day Music Fest is family-friendly and offers "something for everyone", including a 5K Run/Walk or Bootcamp, on January 18...

Black Business Bus Tour 2020

Black Business Bus Tour 2020

Black Business Bus Tour are proud to be apart of The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival (TBBHF) again.  Date: January 18, 2020 Join Black Business Bus Tour and The Tampa Bay Black...

NCNW 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Leadership Awards Breakfast

NCNW 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Awards Breakfast

January 20, 2020 7:30 AM Doors open at 6:30 AM 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Awards Breakfast Featuring Rev. Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman Keynote Speaker. Visit...

My Spine & Joint's 3 Year Anniversary Party!

My Spine & Joint's 3 Year Anniversary Party!

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 6 PM – 8:30 PM  Crossing yet another milestone Dr. McPherson and staff welcome you to join in celebrating 3 years of serving south St. Petersburg with...

Pretty Young Bosses Inc Presents I Have A Dream Youth Expo 2020

Pretty Young Bosses Inc Presents I Have A Dream Youth Expo 2020

January 25, 2020 from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS!! Ages 17 & Under Pretty Young Bosses Inc is hosting its 1st Annual I Have A Dream Youth Expo!  Looking For The...

Sinbad Live at Bilheimer Capitol Theatre

Sinbad Live at Bilheimer Capitol Theatre

Sat, Feb 1 at 8:00 PM  Comedian & actor Sinbad returns to the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre for the first time since his sold-out date in 2017. A hardworking funnyman, whose clean, family...

Legacy Week Awards Dinner SAVE THE DATE

Legacy Week Awards Dinner SAVE THE DATE

Friday, February 1, 2020 10:00 a.m. Visit www.legacyweek.org for 2020 Legacy Week Events & more. 

2020 Legacy Week Lecture SAVE THE DATE

2020 Legacy Week Lecture SAVE THE DATE

Saturday, February 2, 2020 5:00 p.m. This year’s awards dinner theme is The Family Reunion. Taylor Branch will speak and we will honor: Dr. Ray Arsenault — John Hope...

2020 Legacy Week Golf Classic SAVE THE DATE

2020 Legacy Week Golf Classic SAVE THE DATE

Visit www.legacyweek.org for more event details. 

The Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival

The Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival

Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8 PM The Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival featuring Lavell Crawford, Mike Epps, Gary Owen, Sommore, and more. Visit www.facebook.com/events for tickets. 

Legacy Week 2020 Prayer Breakfast SAVE THE DATE

Legacy Week 2020 Prayer Breakfast SAVE THE DATE

Visit www.legacyweek.org for event details & more. 

Legacy Week 2020 Concert in the Park SAVE THE DATE

Legacy Week 2020 Concert in the Park SAVE THE DATE

Visit www.legacyweek.org for more event details. 

Dessert Wars: The Largest Dessert Festival In America

Dessert Wars: The Largest Dessert Festival In America

Sunday, February 9, 2020 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Dessert Wars Tampa will take place at Armature Works on February 9, 2020. For more info, please go to www.dessert-wars.com -SAMPLE...

Jill Scott Performing Live at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Jill Scott Performing Live at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Tue, Mar 17 at 8:00 PM Platinum selling, three-time GRAMMY® award-winning R&B singer-songwriter, New York Times best-selling poet, and critically acclaimed actress, Jill Scott makes her...

Magnificent Morocco Adventure with the African American Golfer’s Digest

Golf Morocco With Us!8 Days / 7 Nights@ 4 Cities May 1 – May 8, 2020 Rabat + Fes + Marrakesh & Casablanca!...

Magnificent Morocco Adventure with the African American Golfer’s Digest

Magnificent Morocco Adventure with the African American Golfer’s Digest

8 Days / 7 Nights@ 4 Cities May 1 – May 8, 2020 Arrive in Casablanca and transfer to your hotel in Rabat where you have the rest of the day at leisure to explore the capital city of Morocco...