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Bill Withers, singer behind ‘Lean On Me,’ ‘ Lovely Day’ dead at 81

Bill Withers, singer behind ‘Lean On Me,’ ‘ Lovely Day’ dead at 81

Published April 3, 2020 by TheGrio Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “Lean On Me, ” “Lovely...

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Bill Withers, singer behind ‘Lean On Me,’ ‘ Lovely Day’ dead at 81

Bill Withers, singer behind ‘Lean On Me,’ ‘ Lovely Day’ dead at 81

Published April 3, 2020 by TheGrio Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “Lean On Me, ” “Lovely...

WEBINAR FOR ENTREPRENEURS: Maximize CARES Act Access & Choose the Right Emergency Loan Program April 3rd

WEBINAR FOR ENTREPRENEURS: Maximize CARES Act Access & Choose the Right Emergency Loan Program April 3rd

For One Community affiliated businesses and clients of Pinellas County Urban League, Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corp. (BBIC), Florida SBDC at Pinellas County, St. Petersburg Greenhouse, as...

Black Businesses Are Buckling Under the Threat of COVID-19

Black Businesses Are Buckling Under the Threat of COVID-19

Published March 24, 2020 by TheRoot The coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating effect on small businesses across the country, but black-owned businesses are likely to feel it more...

A Black Woman Is Leading The Charge To Create A Vaccine For The Coronavirus

A Black Woman Is Leading The Charge To Create A Vaccine For The Coronavirus

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, a doctor with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), is leading efforts to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus. Corbett’s work started in...

Collection Site for COVID-19 Coronavirus Set to Open at Raymond James Stadium open Wednesday -Saturday, from 8 AM to 2 PM

Collection Site for COVID-19 Coronavirus Set to Open at Raymond James Stadium open Wednesday -Saturday, from 8 AM to 2 PM

To help ensure the health and wellness of our community, Hillsborough County, working with its community partners Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, BayCare, Tampa General...

Yes, the Doors of the Church Are Open as Local Congregations Help Contain Coronavirus

Yes, the Doors of the Church Are Open as Local Congregations Help Contain Coronavirus

“The building might be closed, but the gates of hell shall not prevail against God’s church,” said Pastor Kenny Irby, when he announced on Saturday via Facebook that his church...

COVID-19 update: Solutions designed to help bridge Tampa Bay through this crisis

COVID-19 update: Solutions designed to help bridge Tampa Bay through this crisis

Published March 23, 2020 by 83Degreesmedia Tampa Bay, like the entire state of Florida and the country, is dealing with a new reality. Social distancing has joined the lexicon while...

A guide to working remotely by locals who do it daily

A guide to working remotely by locals who do it daily

Published March 17, 2020 by 83Degreesmedia After 11 years of living locally while operating remotely in a virtual world, the 83 Degrees team and many of our friends, especially those working in...

NEW: Hillsborough’s Black Population Surpasses a Quarter of a Million; County Ranks 4th in Florida for Growth

NEW: Hillsborough’s Black Population Surpasses a Quarter of a Million; County Ranks 4th in Florida for Growth

Published March 22, 2020 by TheBurgVotes Over the past five years of available Census data, Hillsborough County surpassed a quarter of a million black or African American residents (256,400) and...

An American woman in Italy has advice for life under countrywide quarantine: Follow the rules

An American woman in Italy has advice for life under countrywide quarantine: Follow the rules

Published March 20, 2020 by CNN In northern Italy, life is very difficult right now. In a country where there have been more than 17,000 cases of the novel coronavirus, staying at home but for a...

Bay Area Events

POSTPONED A Bowie Celebration, Reschedule date Thursday, September 24, 2020

POSTPONED A Bowie Celebration, Reschedule date Thursday, September 24, 2020

This event has been postponed until Thu, Sep 24 at 8:00 PM @ Bilheimer Capitol Theatre Returning to the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour will perform...

VIRTUAL St. Pete Second Saturday ArtWalk 4-11-20

VIRTUAL St. Pete Second Saturday ArtWalk 4-11-20

In this time of crisis our individual artists, art studios and art galleries are suffering by not being open due to the pandemic.  Based on survey results, we have estimated that the monthly...

CANCELLED Human Services Coalition Meeting

CANCELLED Human Services Coalition Meeting

Due to COVID-19, the Human Services Coalition Meeting that was scheduled for April 15th has been cancelled.  

POSTPONED The Psychedelic Furs

POSTPONED The Psychedelic Furs

April 15, 2020 at 8:00 pm The Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre is located at the corner of Cleveland St and Osceola Ave in Downtown Clearwater. Parking is available, free of charge at the...

Florida's Largest Minority 35th Annual Business Expo April 16th

Florida's Largest Minority 35th Annual Business Expo April 16th

April 16 - 17, 2020 Ready Set GROW! Business Expo Features - Hard Hat Construction Matchmaker - The Loan-A-Thon: Financing for Business Growth - One-on-One Appointments With Buyers - Attend...

POSTPONED THAP's 3 on 3 Old School Basketball Tournament & Health Fair

POSTPONED THAP's 3 on 3 Old School Basketball Tournament & Health Fair

Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9 AM – 4 PM  join in sponsoring the 1st Annual Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan 3 on 3 Old School Basketball Tournament & Community Health Fair. The...

N-Touch News Radio IS BACK!!!

N-Touch News Radio IS BACK!!!

We took a break because, you know, life. But...... WE ARE BACK!!! Excited to be joining the N-Touch Radio family. Same podcast. Same honest conversations. Same Soul Purpose. Our stories. Our...

TELECONFERENCE General Meeting

We can anticipate having our April 18th general meeting via teleconference as well, unless circumstances change dramatically and prayerfully they will!

POSTPONED 28th Annual Future of the Region Awards Breakfast Event

POSTPONED 28th Annual Future of the Region Awards Breakfast Event

The 28th Annual Future of the Region Awards Breakfast is April 24, 2020 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park. Registration: 8:00 a.m. Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. Award Ceremony: 9:15...

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...