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The Florida Supreme Court ignored precedent and gutted Amendment 4. Now other rights are at risk.

The Florida Supreme Court ignored precedent and gutted Amendment 4. Now other rights are at risk.

January 22, 2020 From Tampabay It is no surprise the most conservative Florida Supreme Court in decades has joined Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-controlled Legislature in...

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The Florida Supreme Court ignored precedent and gutted Amendment 4. Now other rights are at risk.

The Florida Supreme Court ignored precedent and gutted Amendment 4. Now other rights are at risk.

January 22, 2020 From Tampabay It is no surprise the most conservative Florida Supreme Court in decades has joined Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-controlled Legislature in...

'White Only' signs for sale at antiques store spark confrontation

'White Only' signs for sale at antiques store spark confrontation

January 22, 2020 From CNN Nicola Shanks was browsing the aisles of an antique store in Cortez, Colorado, last week when she noticed several signs that took her aback. "Public Swimming Pool --...

Let's celebrate Tallahassee's past to change the future

Let's celebrate Tallahassee's past to change the future

January 22, 2020 From CNN Florida is my father's chosen state. He often jokes that he came to Tallahassee to attend FAMU (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University) Law School in 1960 after...

Florida clemency panel gives felons path to regain vote

Florida clemency panel gives felons path to regain vote

January 22, 2020 From APnews Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Board of Executive Clemency voted unanimously Tuesday to allow felons to apply to have their voting rights restored upon completion of their...

Getting the Last Laugh, Mo’Nique Finally Has Another Stand Up Comedy Special

Getting the Last Laugh, Mo’Nique Finally Has Another Stand Up Comedy Special

January 21, 2020 From TheRoot  To the chagrin of the many detractors who continue to write her off, Mo’Nique has rebounded in a big way. The Academy Award, Golden Globe and NAACP Image...

Move 9 member Delbert Orr Africa freed after 42 years in prison

Move 9 member Delbert Orr Africa freed after 42 years in prison

January 21, 2020 From TheGuardian One of the great open wounds of the 1970s black liberation struggle came closer to being healed on Saturday with the release of Delbert Orr Africa, a member of...

Bloomberg proposes multi-billion-dollar initiative to provide economic justice for black Americans in Tulsa speech

Bloomberg proposes multi-billion-dollar initiative to provide economic justice for black Americans in Tulsa speech

January 21, 2020 From NYdailynews  Mike Bloomberg took to the site of historic race riots in Tulsa, Okla., on Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend to propose sweeping plans to redress the...

Commercial pilot charged after allegedly writing racist graffiti on bathroom wall

Commercial pilot charged after allegedly writing racist graffiti on bathroom wall

January 21, 2020 From CNN A commercial pilot has been charged with criminal mischief after allegedly writing racist and pro-Trump graffiti at the Tallahassee, Florida, airport, court documents...

Comme des Garçons criticized for cultural appropriation for using lace front cornrow wigs

Comme des Garçons criticized for cultural appropriation for using lace front cornrow wigs

January 21, 2020 From CNN Major Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons has always pushed boundaries. But this time, they may have gone too far. The brand showcased its men's...

Oprah Winfrey admits Russell Simmons pressured her over sexual abuse film

Oprah Winfrey admits Russell Simmons pressured her over sexual abuse film

January 21, 2020 From TheGuardian  Oprah Winfrey has said the rap mogul Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her over her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail alleged...

Bay Area Events

Government Contracting 101: are you ready to business with the federal government? January 24th

Government Contracting 101: are you ready to business with the federal government? January 24th

Fri, January 24, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Location: University of South Florida 4103 Cedar Circle Tampa, FL 33620 The federal government spends an average of $120 billion in...

FSMSDC's 2020 Kick-off Meeting January 24h

FSMSDC's 2020 Kick-off Meeting January 24h

Fri, January 24, 2020 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location: University of South Florida - Marshall Student Center 4103 Cedar Circle Room MSC 3707 Tampa, FL 33620 Join FSMSDC...

Voice The Movement Presents Fearless The Workshop

Voice The Movement Presents Fearless The Workshop

Sat, January 25, 2020 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM FREE ADMISSION | FREE FOOD | E-SPORTS | PRIZES | GIVE-A-WAYS & MUCH MORE! CELEBRITY GUEST PANEL | SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT | BREAKFAST |...

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank Opening Event & Dessert Reception

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank Opening Event & Dessert Reception

Saturday, January 25, 2020   7pm - 9pm Making use of large size pictures, the exhibition shows the story of Anne Frank from her birth in 1929 up to her death in the Bergen-Belsen...

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...

AlphaRilla BLACK Cesar

AlphaRilla BLACK Cesar

Sat, January 25, 2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM It’s going down - January 25th! The inaugural AlphaRilla - BLACK Cesar.The livest Gasparilla day party “for the culture” the...

Sunday Brunch at Callaloo featuring Live Music

Sunday Brunch at Callaloo featuring Live Music

Sunday, January 26, 2020 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  Visit The Historic Manhattan Casino for live music every week.  Whether it’s in the downstairs bar inside Callaloo or upstairs...

PCUL Annual Meeting

PCUL Annual Meeting

Thursday January 30, 2020 5:30 PM You are cordially invited to attend the Pinellas County Urban League's Annual Membership meeting to be held on January 30th. 

Pregnant? Know Someone Who Is?  Expecting Mom's & Dad's Support Program Opportunity

Pregnant? Know Someone Who Is? Expecting Mom's & Dad's Support Program Opportunity

January 31, 2020 at 5:00 PM Pregnant? Know Someone Who Is? University of South Florida Family Study Center is looking for expecting moms and dads who are not married to take part in this unique...

Gibbs High School Hall of Fame Committee Celebration Honoring Coach Freddie Dyles

Gibbs High School Hall of Fame Committee Celebration Honoring Coach Freddie Dyles

Gibbs High School Hall of Fame Committee Celebration Honoring Coach Freddie Dyles featuring keynote speaker Daniel Wright. For additional information contact: Ray Tampa: (727) 900-3314 Minson...

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. 

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...

Talent's Comedy Takeover Headliner John Henton from Living Single

Talent's Comedy Takeover Headliner John Henton from Living Single

Sat, Feb 1, 2020, 8:30 PM – Sun, Feb 2, 2020, 11:30 PM 5Chances Presents Talent’s Comedy Takeover Super Bowl weekend w/ John Henton Comedy show with headliner John...

Community Discussion About Film Just Mercy

Community Discussion About Film Just Mercy

Saturday, February 1, 2:30 – 4 pm The mission of the Community Remembrance Project Coalition (CRPC) is to bear witness to the legacy of racial terror, epitomized by lynchings in...

Mt. Zion Progressive celebrates black history month Live Performance with FAMU Gospel Choir

Mt. Zion Progressive celebrates black history month Live Performance with FAMU Gospel Choir

We Praise! We Sing! We Shout! The Foundation of Gospel Music, Featuring Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)

Super Bowl Game Watch Party hosted by Talent

Super Bowl Game Watch Party hosted by Talent

Doors open at 4:30 pm Super bowl big game party hosted by Talent and friends come watch the game on multiple TV’s, various games and card tables ie domino’s , super bowl squares, spade...

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. 

Above the Rim Basketball Tournament

Above the Rim Basketball Tournament

February 08, 2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM The Young Professionals, the NuLites, and members of the community are bringing their best to the court! Cheer on your crew or sign up your team of 3-5...

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. 

Legacy Week 2020 Prayer Breakfast SAVE THE DATE

Legacy Week 2020 Prayer Breakfast SAVE THE DATE

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

Mt. Zion Progressive celebrates black history month with Bethune Cookman University Gospel Choir

Mt. Zion Progressive celebrates black history month with Bethune Cookman University Gospel Choir

We Praise! We Sing! We Shout! The Foundation of Gospel Music, Featuring Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)

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...

Pinellas Black Excellence Expo & Job Fair

Pinellas Black Excellence Expo & Job Fair

Thu, February 13, 2020 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM This is the 2nd Annual Pinellas Black Excellence Expo and Job Fair and we are dedicated to improving the workforce, creating awareness and...

Jazz Theory

Jazz Theory

February 14-15, 2020 It’s the tap of the snare drum. The flare in the fingertips. The rumble of the bass. The sway of hips. The melodic sounds of the sax that pour into your body sweet like...

Mt. Zion Progressive celebrates black history month with Benedict College Gospel Choir

Mt. Zion Progressive celebrates black history month with Benedict College Gospel Choir

We Praise! We Sing! We Shout! The Foundation of Gospel Music, Featuring Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)

LOCALTOPIA, "A Community Celebration of All Things Local"

LOCALTOPIA, "A Community Celebration of All Things Local"

Sat, February 22, 2020 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Don't miss the 7th Annual LOCALTOPIA, our area's largest "Community Celebration of All Things Local" with 200+ vendors and 2 music...

Mt. Zion Progressive celebrates black history month African Attire Celebration

Mt. Zion Progressive celebrates black history month African Attire Celebration

We Praise! We Sing! We Shout! The Foundation of Gospel Music, Featuring Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)

ONYX Magazine's Women on the Move 2020 - 5th Annual Awards Luncheon

ONYX Magazine's Women on the Move 2020 - 5th Annual Awards Luncheon

Fri, February 28, 2020 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM March is Women’s History Month, a time set aside to celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of Women. To this end, ONYX Magazine,...

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...

Authentic Cuba 2020 Travel Excursion

Authentic Cuba 2020 Travel Excursion

Authentic Cuba ~ Cultural Experience June 9 – 16, 20208 days, 7 Nights Exploring Afro-Cuban Roots:Sun, Sand, Cigars & Fun!  Visit www.africanamericangolfersdigest.com for tickets...