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Mother who cheated on son's ACT and tried to claim minority status gets 3 weeks in prison

Mother who cheated on son's ACT and tried to claim minority status gets 3 weeks in prison

October 17, 2019 A mother who paid $15,000 to cheat on her son's ACT and falsely claimed he was African American and of Hispanic/Latino origin on his college applications was sentenced to 3...

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Mother who cheated on son's ACT and tried to claim minority status gets 3 weeks in prison

Mother who cheated on son's ACT and tried to claim minority status gets 3 weeks in prison

October 17, 2019 A mother who paid $15,000 to cheat on her son's ACT and falsely claimed he was African American and of Hispanic/Latino origin on his college applications was sentenced to 3...

Dr. McPherson Named SPBL Member of the Month October 2019

Dr. McPherson Named SPBL Member of the Month October 2019

On Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:00 pm at Pinellas Technical College St. Pete Campus, Dr. Michael L. McPherson will be in attendance along with Guest Speaker Trenia L. Cox. Dr. Michael L. McPherson...

Former Fort Worth police officer charged with murder for killing Atatiana Jefferson in her own home

Former Fort Worth police officer charged with murder for killing Atatiana Jefferson in her own home

October 16, 2019  The former Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson in her home Saturday morning was arrested and charged with murder Monday, police said. The officer,...

'LeBron stands for money': Hong Kong protesters burn James jerseys

'LeBron stands for money': Hong Kong protesters burn James jerseys

October 16, 2019 Protestors in Hong Kong have burned LeBron James jerseys after the NBA star said that freedom of speech can lead to “a lot of negative”. James made his comments after...

'Tortured' and shackled pupils freed from Nigerian Islamic school

'Tortured' and shackled pupils freed from Nigerian Islamic school

October 17, 2019 Police in northern Nigeria have freed 67 people who had been found shackled at an Islamic boarding school, officials say. The pupils, between the ages of seven and 40, told...

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier

October 16, 2019 Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has successfully completed the first ever marathon under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna, two years since he fell 25 seconds short. The...

2018 Was A Breakthrough For Candidates Of Color. Why Isn’t 2020 The Same?

2018 Was A Breakthrough For Candidates Of Color. Why Isn’t 2020 The Same?

October 16, 2019 A year after candidates of color flourished in Democratic primaries around the country during the midterm elections, the three leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic...

Suicide attempts by black teens are increasing, study says

Suicide attempts by black teens are increasing, study says

October 16, 2019 From 1991 to 2017, the rate of reported suicide attempts by African-American teens rose, especially the rate among black boys, according to a study published Monday in the...

Cuba Gooding Jr pleads not guilty to forcible touching charge

Cuba Gooding Jr pleads not guilty to forcible touching charge

October 16, 2019 Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to pinching a woman’s buttocks in a nightclub last October, four months after he was charged with groping a woman in a...

These are the key people in the Jason Van Dyke trial

These are the key people in the Jason Van Dyke trial

October 15, 2019 Jason Van Dyke is the first Chicago police officer in decades to face murder charges for an on-duty incident. His jury trial is underway at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650...

Bay Area Events

Taste of Latino: Food, Beer, Wine, Art & Music Festival

Taste of Latino: Food, Beer, Wine, Art & Music Festival

Sunday October 20, 2019 at 11 AM – 6 PM FORD's Taste of Latino: Food, Wine, Art & Music Festival!PLUS TOP Latino Chef Contest on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20th, 2019@ Centennial Park; ​1800 E. 8th...

40th Clearwater Jazz Holiday October 20th

40th Clearwater Jazz Holiday October 20th

Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 1:15 PM – 10 PM Celebrate the timeless tradition of the 40th Anniversary Clearwater Jazz Holiday Presnted by HCI Group, Inc., October 17-20, 2019 featuring...

Celebrating Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church 91st Anniversary

Celebrating Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church 91st Anniversary

Visit www.facebook.com/Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church for more information. 

Interfaith Week October 20 - 27, St Pete & Tampa

Interfaith Week October 20 - 27, St Pete & Tampa

Start:October 20 @ 4:00 pm End:October 27 @ 5:00 pm Visit www.interfaithtampabay.com for more information.

CareerSource Pinellas Manufacturing Career Fair Oct. 23rd

CareerSource Pinellas Manufacturing Career Fair Oct. 23rd

October 23, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: EpiCenter at St. Petersburg College 13805 58th St N, Clearwater, FL 33760 Visit www.careersourceoinellas.com for more information. 

American Racism and the Holocaust, featuring Lawrence Powell

American Racism and the Holocaust, featuring Lawrence Powell

Thursday October 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm Visit www.flholocaustmuseum.org for more information.  The Florida Holocaust Museum cordially invites you to attend American Racism and the...

 Steel City Kizomba Festival ​​

Steel City Kizomba Festival ​​

Thu, Oct 24, 2019 9:00 p.m. - Mon, Oct 28, 2019 2:00 a.m. Steel City Kizomba Festival strives to provide a fun learning environment, as well as amazing music and positive atmosphere. This year is...

Moore Eventful Pre- Halloween Costume Party

Moore Eventful Pre- Halloween Costume Party

Fri, Oct 25, 2019, 8:30 PM – Sat, Oct 26, 2019, 2:30 AM $10 Advance/ $15 at the door Doors Open at 8:30 PM Costume Contests in variety categories Cash Prizes $200+ and Trophies for...

SANKOFA in the Fall African Market October 26th

SANKOFA in the Fall African Market October 26th

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11 AM – 5 PM POP UP SHOP!! Free indoor Event!FREE GIFT 1st 50 Shoppers!Black Owned Businesses we’re BACK and need your support!The last SANKOFA Event was...

Evening of Worship and Total Praise

Evening of Worship and Total Praise

Starts @ 4pm Doors Open at 3:30 pm Earth Mission Ministries presents to you our community, "CLE" Community LOVE Ensemble. This is a FREE casual relaxing program that you can come and enjoy the...

STARS Employment Program October 28th

STARS Employment Program October 28th

October 28, 2019 at 10:00 am Ready to change your life? Are you unemployed and over 18? Motivated and wanting to work?  Free Training: - employment training -Job Placement...

Ceremony Honoring the Courageous 12

Ceremony Honoring the Courageous 12

October 29, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. The unveiling of a commemorative plaque will follow a brief ceremony with honored guest, Leon Jackson - the last surviving member of the Courageous 12. In the...

Scorpio’s Comedy Takeover November 2nd

Scorpio’s Comedy Takeover November 2nd

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 8 PM – 3 AM ALL TICKETS INCLUDE AFTER PARTYDoors open 8:00 PM & Show Starts 9:00 PMFree Buffet until 9PM then additional food will be available for...

New Deal for St. Pete: General Meeting Nov. 4th

New Deal for St. Pete: General Meeting Nov. 4th

Monday November 4, 2019 @ 6pm New Deal for St. Pete hosts it's General Meeting discussion: Mapping out plans for 2020. 

Inclusive St. Pete Community Discussion

Inclusive St. Pete Community Discussion

Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Registration begins at 7:30 AM Join the community for a dialogue with C-level corporate & govrnment leaders about Inclusive St. Pete, a new...

NLC 2019 Board & Senior Leadership Conference

NLC 2019 Board & Senior Leadership Conference

November 7, 2019 8:00 am - 3:30 pm  Registration is now open for NLC's 2019 Board and Senior Leadership Conference. This year's event for nonprofit leaders will be held on November 7 at the...

Inclusive St. Pete Minority Business Accelerator Community Discussion

Inclusive St. Pete Minority Business Accelerator Community Discussion

Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Registration opens at 9:30 AM Join the community in presenting the Inclusive St. Pete, a new minority business accelerator partnership, by The 2020...

9th Annual CEO Breakfast

9th Annual CEO Breakfast

November 8, 2019 at 8:00 AM The Minority Enterprise Development Corporation invites you to the 9th Annual CEO Breakfast. RSVP by November 1, 2019  RSVP at Cmurray@PinellasCounty.org or...

St. Pete Works! Collaborative Monthly Meeting Nov. 8th

St. Pete Works! Collaborative Monthly Meeting Nov. 8th

Monthly Meeting: Nov 8th @ 10am SPC Midtown - 13000 22nd Street S. St. Pete St. Pete Works! A Collaborative Project Of Community-Based Organizations, Working Together With Employers And Local...

Creative Clay Fest 2019

Creative Clay Fest 2019

November 09, 2019 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Creative Clay Fest (formerly Folkfest St. Pete) is a celebration of original art and live music. We are excited to announce Creative Clay Fest on...

Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway & Health Awareness Event

Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway & Health Awareness Event

If you would like to donate a turkey, make a kind monetary donation or be a vendor at this event please contact Princess Denise Wright at (727) 742-7203. Vendor tables are $25. Turkey registration...

DSI Black Pages 26th Annual Showcasing

DSI Black Pages 26th Annual Showcasing

DSI Black Pages 26th Annual Showcasing Celebrating businesses in the longest-running, minority-focused business directory. Showcase: Advertisers and businesses showcasing their...

Westcoast Black Theater Troupe's 20th Anniversary Celebration

Westcoast Black Theater Troupe's 20th Anniversary Celebration

Date: Monday, November 18, 2019  Time: 7:30 PM This high-energy celebration marking 20 years of soul on stage features original Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe members, including...

Childs Park Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting Nov. 19th

Childs Park Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting Nov. 19th

Tuesday November 19th 2019 (Third Tue of Every Month) 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Please join us for the Childs Park Neighborhood Association Monthly meeting. This month we will be discussing our...

Fantasia w/ Robin Thicke, Tank & The Bonfyre

Fantasia w/ Robin Thicke, Tank & The Bonfyre

Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 8 PM Sale Dates and Times:Public Onsale : Fri, 13 Sep 2019 at 10:00 AMPresale : Thu, 12 Sep 2019 at 10:00 AMOfficial Platinum : Thu, 12 Sep 2019 at 10:00 AMVIP...

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....

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...

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. 

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

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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...

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...

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!...