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Florida denies pardon to Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade

Florida denies pardon to Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade

A state panel on Wednesday denied a request to grant a full pardon to Desmond Meade, the man who led the historic push for Florida’s felon voting rights restoration, known as Amendment...

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FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Researcher Receives over $1 Million in NSF Grants for Multi-Institutional Bacteria Research

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Researcher Receives over $1 Million in NSF Grants for Multi-Institutional Bacteria Research

Jamel Ali, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in chemical and biomedical engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. By Trisha Radulovich A FAMU-FSU College of Engineering researcher,...

Florida denies pardon to Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade

Florida denies pardon to Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade

A state panel on Wednesday denied a request to grant a full pardon to Desmond Meade, the man who led the historic push for Florida’s felon voting rights restoration, known as Amendment...

Affordable housing development breaks ground in Skyway Marina District

Affordable housing development breaks ground in Skyway Marina District

The ceremonial first shovels of dirt were turned Wednesday for SkyWay Lofts, an affordable housing development in St. Petersburg’s Skyway Marina District. The $16.2 million development, at...

USF St. Pete teams up with local leaders to address racial inequities

USF St. Pete teams up with local leaders to address racial inequities

Published by StPeteCatalyst  Issues surrounding racial inequities have dominated conversations at both the national and local level, and University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg...

Don’t make 17-year-old Kenosha shooter a hero

Don’t make 17-year-old Kenosha shooter a hero

The treatment of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse of Antioch shows why America has a policing problem. This 17-year-old vigilante is no hero. How does a teenage vigilante get to be the hero? A...

Vogue Enlists Black Artists Kerry James Marshall and Jordan Casteel to Paint History-Making September Covers

Vogue Enlists Black Artists Kerry James Marshall and Jordan Casteel to Paint History-Making September Covers

2020 has been the most dizzying year in recent memory, upending much and not enough of our sense of our security, place, and hope in the future. This disorientation is so pervasive that even the...

Arrests made in killing of Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC after 18 years

Arrests made in killing of Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC after 18 years

Jam Master Jay died almost 18 years ago but two suspects have now been indicted in the unsolved mystery of his murder. Law enforcement official sources told the New York Times on Monday that an...

Elijah McClain's family files civil rights lawsuit against Aurora, Colorado

Elijah McClain's family files civil rights lawsuit against Aurora, Colorado

The family of Elijah McClain filed a civil rights lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Aurora, Colorado, in federal court. "Aurora's unconstitutional conduct on the night of August 24, 2019, is...

Black-owned companies are shutting down twice as fast as other businesses

Black-owned companies are shutting down twice as fast as other businesses

Black-owned businesses have been hit substantially harder by the coronavirus pandemic than companies overall, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The New York Fed on Wednesday...

Florida Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Many States Due To COVID-19

Florida Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Many States Due To COVID-19

This story is part of an NPR nationwide analysis of states' revenue and budgets during the pandemic. In a state that depends on tourists, what happens when there are few to none? After months of...

Bay Area Events

The Black Is Tech Virtual Conference 2020

The Black Is Tech Virtual Conference 2020

Thu, Sep 24, 2020, 12:00 PM – Fri, Sep 25, 2020, 7:00 PM Join 6000+ Black and Minority tech Professionals and entrepreneurs online for 2 days of learning, networking and...

Call to the 59th NCNW National Convention

Call to the 59th NCNW National Convention

For Such A Time As This A Call For Resilience And Resurgence  Click Here To Register Now

NFBPA Tampa Bay Chapter Equity in Public Leadership Summit

NFBPA Tampa Bay Chapter Equity in Public Leadership Summit

Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM The “Rewriting the Rules of Engagement” Equity in Public Leadership Summit will engage and inspire those in attendance to have an...

The Afro Market Exchange September 27th

The Afro Market Exchange September 27th

Sun, September 27, 2020 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM The Afro Market Exchange is a monthly gathering is for us to support local businesses, entrepreneurs, and artists. As more minority business...

Reggae Rise Up Music Festival

Reggae Rise Up Music Festival

Visit www.raggaeriseupflorida.com for tickets & more.

Season Update: The Soul Crooners is back!

Season Update: The Soul Crooners is back!

One of Nate Jacobs' most popular original shows, The Soul Crooners, will take the place of the originally scheduled musical, Broadway in Black, as the first show in our 2020-2021 Season. We are...

2020 General Election November 3, 2020

2020 General Election November 3, 2020

Voter Registration Deadline: October 5, 2020 Visit www.votepinellas.com for more informaion. 

Celtic Thunder Ireland

Celtic Thunder Ireland

Celtic Thunder returns to Ruth Eckerd hall with their IRELAND Tour, a brand-new revue show that revisits their most popular Irish and Celtic songs of the past decade and celebrates the influence of...

The African American Golf Expo And Forum February 21 - 23, 2021

The African American Golf Expo And Forum February 21 - 23, 2021

Jim Beatty, President of Jim Beatty Golf Ventures and Executive Editor of the African American Golfers Digest, the nation’s leading African American golf publication, announced...