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Bridging the ‘Downtown-Southside Divide’: OneCommunity, Localtopia Partner for Diversity

Bridging the ‘Downtown-Southside Divide’: OneCommunity, Localtopia Partner for Diversity

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo for Power Broker Media Group (Photo: Localtopia 2019) The annual Localtopia Festival is billed as St. Pete’s largest “Community Celebration of All Things...

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Bridging the ‘Downtown-Southside Divide’: OneCommunity, Localtopia Partner for Diversity

Bridging the ‘Downtown-Southside Divide’: OneCommunity, Localtopia Partner for Diversity

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo for Power Broker Media Group (Photo: Localtopia 2019) The annual Localtopia Festival is billed as St. Pete’s largest “Community Celebration of All Things...

Football fans in Germany chant 'Nazis out' as racist fan is identified and ejected

Football fans in Germany chant 'Nazis out' as racist fan is identified and ejected

Published February 17, 2020 by CNN Football fans in Germany united on Sunday to chant "Nazis out" as a single fan who made monkey noises at a black player was identified and removed from the...

New Space on the Deuces, Deuces Live, Inc. Gauging Interest

New Space on the Deuces, Deuces Live, Inc. Gauging Interest

The Deuces Live, Inc., during a presentation at a One Community meeting, discussed the possible development of small retail units that would be constructed on the Deuces corridor for rental and...

Nothing but Bad Apples in This Bunch: Entire Class of Georgia State Troopers Fired Over Cheating Scandal

Nothing but Bad Apples in This Bunch: Entire Class of Georgia State Troopers Fired Over Cheating Scandal

Published February 1, 2020 by The Root The Root’s Michael Harriot once asked a simple yet profound question: “Where are the good cops?” Whenever there’s a new story in the...

School meeting about racism ends with parent's racist remark

School meeting about racism ends with parent's racist remark

Published February 5, 2020 by CNN A community meeting, meant to promote diversity at Saline Area Schools in Michigan, ended in tension after a parent yelled out racist comments. Visit www.cnn.com...

Refusing to Lie, an Innocent Man Spent 22 Extra Years in Prison to Protect the Truth

Refusing to Lie, an Innocent Man Spent 22 Extra Years in Prison to Protect the Truth

Published February 5, 2020 by Mother Jones He could have gotten out of prison years earlier. But he wouldn’t take a plea—because he didn’t do the crime. Last week, after 25...

Young Black Americans who want to explore their roots can take a free birthright trip to Africa. Here's how

Young Black Americans who want to explore their roots can take a free birthright trip to Africa. Here's how

There are a lot of things that make up who we are as people. Our physical features, our pet peeves, our passions -- and our roots. It's a puzzle we spend our entire lives trying to finish. As...

What Democrats can learn from Lyndon Johnson's Great Society

What Democrats can learn from Lyndon Johnson's Great Society

Published February 3, 2020 by CNN Democrats are laser-focused on winning the 2020 presidential election, but what remains less obvious is the vision that will unify them and appeal to others in...

Joaquin Phoenix calls out film industry's 'systemic racism' in BAFTA speech

Joaquin Phoenix calls out film industry's 'systemic racism' in BAFTA speech

Published February 3, 2020 by CNN Joaquin Phoenix urged the film industry to dismantle a "system of oppression" in an acceptance speech at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. Phoenix,...

Google's Black History Month ad is impressive and complicated

Google's Black History Month ad is impressive and complicated

Google's Black History Month ad, "The Most Searched: A Celebration of Black History Makers," which aired during the Grammy's and was widely celebrated, is an exciting array of images portraying...

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STAKEHOLDERS COLLABORATIVE - Hosted by Council Member Deborah Figgs-Sanders, D5 Feb. 25th

STAKEHOLDERS COLLABORATIVE - Hosted by Council Member Deborah Figgs-Sanders, D5 Feb. 25th

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2020 Time: 6:30 PM-8:00 PM Please RSVP to Renee. Long@stpete.org.  Join to discuss your top priorities. Together we can discuss to collectively research...

Diagnostic Clinic Medical Group Open House FEB.26TH

Diagnostic Clinic Medical Group Open House FEB.26TH

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4-6 PM Join us to learn about DCMG, hear from current employees about their experience and have the opportunity to talk 1:1 with hiring managers Visit...

FREE Life Skills Training Feb. 26th

FREE Life Skills Training Feb. 26th

Date: February 26, 2020 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: 3800 9th Avenue N. St. Petersburg FL 33713 The Salvation Army of St. Petersburg will be hosting free Life Skills Training classes to our...

New Plays & New Voices: 4th Annual 21st Century Voices New Play Festival

New Plays & New Voices: 4th Annual 21st Century Voices New Play Festival

Feb. 27 - March 1, 2020 American Stage is proud present the fourth annual 21st Century Voices: New Play Festival, featuring five new plays from up-and-coming playwrights, two panel discussions...

LIGATURE X: A TYPOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION Ringling Edition

LIGATURE X: A TYPOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION Ringling Edition

Celebrating its 10th year, the Type Club presents Ligature Show X, a juried student exhibition of typographic work from all majors in categories such as Drop Cap, Type in Motion, Hand Lettering,...

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,...

DreamCon 2020 Conference

DreamCon 2020 Conference

Date: Sat, February 29, 2020 Time: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM Location: Hyatt Place St. Petersburg / Downtown 25 2nd Street North St. Petersburg, FL 33701 Dream Con is a...

Gladys Knight Live at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Gladys Knight Live at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Tue, Mar 3 at 7:30 PM Don’t miss the legendary Empress of Soul as she takes the “Midnight Train to Georgia” for this intimate performance on the Ruth Eckerd Hall stage. $135...

THAP Community Assistance Event and Program 2020

THAP Community Assistance Event and Program 2020

When: Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Need Help with: Security and Utility Deposits? Behind on Your Mortgage or Rent? Don't Know Where to Start? Financial Assistance Program Housing...

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...