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Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix

Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix

Dr. William Strudwick was finishing a shift at Washington, D.C.'s Howard University Hospital when his wife, Maria, texted. Their 19-year old son, Cole, wanted to join a protest five days afterthe...

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Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix

Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix

Dr. William Strudwick was finishing a shift at Washington, D.C.'s Howard University Hospital when his wife, Maria, texted. Their 19-year old son, Cole, wanted to join a protest five days afterthe...

FBI, NASCAR investigating after noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage

FBI, NASCAR investigating after noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage

A noose was found in the garage stall of Black NASCAR driver, Bubba Wallace on Sunday prompting an investigation by the FBI. The incident occurred on the first day that racing was set to resume...

Family, friends gather in Atlanta for Rayshard Brooks public viewing

Family, friends gather in Atlanta for Rayshard Brooks public viewing

The rain did not stop hundreds of people from attending a public memorial for Rayshard Brooks on Monday. Outside of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, they lined up with masks to say...

600 NYPD Police Officers Consider Leaving the Force

600 NYPD Police Officers Consider Leaving the Force

With the violent attacks directed at the US police officers, Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik claimed as much as 600 NYPD officers have considered leaving the force. In an...

Officer Brett Hankison fired for misconduct during Breonna Taylor shooting

Officer Brett Hankison fired for misconduct during Breonna Taylor shooting

The mayor of Louisville, Kentucky announced Friday that Officer Brett Hankison is being fired from the Louisville police department over his involvement in Breonna Taylor’s shooting...

 Black Travel & Tourism Webinar

Black Travel & Tourism Webinar

The Cultural Heritage Alliance for Tourism, Inc. (CHAT) in partnership with Black Meetings & Tourism and Visit Tampa Bay invite you to join a virtual conversation with Top U.S. Black travel and...

St. Pete now has a giant ‘Black Lives Matter’ street mural

St. Pete now has a giant ‘Black Lives Matter’ street mural

Similar to D.C’s recent mural, and the others that have popped up since, St. Petersburg now has a street with giant letters spelling “Black Lives Matter.” The City of St....

The City of St. Petersburg Announces New St. Pete Pier Grand Opening Date

The City of St. Petersburg Announces New St. Pete Pier Grand Opening Date

Residents and visitors are invited to explore all 26 acres of St. Pete’s newest waterfront attraction beginning Monday, July 6.   St. Petersburg, FL (June 19, 2020) -- The new Pier...

A Black Man Was Found Hanging From a Tree, and a Community Demands Answers

A Black Man Was Found Hanging From a Tree, and a Community Demands Answers

Publish June 13, 2020 by NYTimes  City officials in Palmdale, Calif., said on Saturday that they support calls by activists and residents who have demanded an independent investigation into...

Entrepreneurs buy entire blocks in Fifth Ward to revitalize and bring in black-owned businesses

Entrepreneurs buy entire blocks in Fifth Ward to revitalize and bring in black-owned businesses

Published June 16, 2020 by Chron What inspires Houston real estate broker Jay Bradley is to serve, strengthen and give back to his community. It's that drive that helped forge a plan with ...

Bay Area Events

POSTPONED Gulfport's July Fourth Celebration

POSTPONED Gulfport's July Fourth Celebration

NOTE: This event has been postponed for September 5th, 2020. Visit their website for more information.  Please Celebrate Independence Day all day long at Gulfport! Wake the kids up to...

Al Rucker Airs on WUIM 99.1 FM

Al Rucker Airs on WUIM 99.1 FM

The Al Rucker Show is going to Saint Petersburg, Florida! Be sure to tune in every Saturday from 8-10am! Visit www.facebook.com/events for more information. 

New St. Pete Pier Opening

New St. Pete Pier Opening

It's time to exPIERience the new St. Pete Pier! The Pier District and St. Pete Pier will be open on Monday, July 6 at 5:00 PM. Details related to the safe opening of this 26-acre waterfront...

Nonprofit Connect: Advocacy

Nonprofit Connect: Advocacy

Each month we have a great turnout of leaders of organizations, large and small. Come prepared for active networking! Please pass this invitation along to other nonprofit leaders. We want to build...

Virtual Pinellas School Board District 4 Candidate Forum

Virtual Pinellas School Board District 4 Candidate Forum

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm Before you vote for School Board in District 4 on August 18th, here’s your chance to hear from and question the candidates.

LWIB2K20 looks who’s in Business

LWIB2K20 looks who’s in Business

Saturday July 11th 2k20  10am- 5pm Over 150 Vendor Booths Only 3-6 like vendors allowed soooo register early! LWIB2K20 looks who’s in Business Network/ showcase/ Shopping Event) is a...

Int'l Children's Film Series at The Royal

Int'l Children's Film Series at The Royal

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 2 PM – 4 PM Cultured books presents Int'l Children's Film Series at The Royal. A yearlong family film series celebrating films from around the...

Virtual Pinellas School Board District 7 Candidate Forum

Virtual Pinellas School Board District 7 Candidate Forum

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm Before you vote for School Board in District 7 on August 18th, here’s your chance to hear from and question the candidates. Visit www.teachingfortheculture.com...

Small Business Network Beach Bash

Small Business Network Beach Bash

Time: 12pm-5pm Entrepreneurs of St. Petersburg Generously Gives Back to Local Families In Need!With necessary living expenses on the rise and families out of work, J&S Communications is super...

St. Pete Grouper & Craft Beer Fest - Free Admission

St. Pete Grouper & Craft Beer Fest - Free Admission

Friday, July 24, 2020 at 6 PM – 11 PM St. Pete/Clearwater is the GROUPER CAPITAL of the world and we’re all about celebrating the tasty, flaky white fish. Join Gulf to Bay and Visit...