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BET To Air Black Economic Alliance 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum, Moderated By Soledad O'Brien, On June 16

BET To Air Black Economic Alliance 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum, Moderated By Soledad O'Brien, On June 16

June 19, 2019 With the first Democratic caucuses and primaries kicking off in just a few months, many voters find themselves wondering which candidate will fight for the needs of Black...

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BET To Air Black Economic Alliance 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum, Moderated By Soledad O'Brien, On June 16

BET To Air Black Economic Alliance 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum, Moderated By Soledad O'Brien, On June 16

June 19, 2019 With the first Democratic caucuses and primaries kicking off in just a few months, many voters find themselves wondering which candidate will fight for the needs of Black...

What it's like to be a white woman named LaKiesha

What it's like to be a white woman named LaKiesha

June 17, 2019 When you're a white, blonde-haired, blue-eyed woman named LaKiesha, life can get complicated. Strangers burst out laughing when you tell them your name. Puzzled white people ask...

Buttigieg calls for 'Douglass Plan' to boost economic prosperity for African Americans

Buttigieg calls for 'Douglass Plan' to boost economic prosperity for African Americans

June 17, 2019 Pete Buttigieg is calling for a “new Marshall Plan” to create economic prosperity for African Americans, as he seeks to address his biggest vulnerability in the 2020...

Danny Glover to testify at House slavery reparations hearing

Danny Glover to testify at House slavery reparations hearing

June 14, 2019 The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a...

Black Woman-Owned Construction Firm Hired to Build New Terminals at JFK and Laguardia Airports

Black Woman-Owned Construction Firm Hired to Build New Terminals at JFK and Laguardia Airports

June 14, 2019 Being a woman in the male-dominated construction industry could be challenging for some. But for Cheryl McKissack Daniel, who is the president and CEO of McKissack & McKissack,...

June 2019 issue of Program Success Magazine

June 2019 issue of Program Success Magazine

June 12, 2019 Your June 2019 Program Success MagazineYou may View your Digital Magazine by clicking here:  https://joom.ag/vUie - or click on the cover below. You may also View...

Finally, a Policy Proposal That Takes The Housing Crisis Seriously

Finally, a Policy Proposal That Takes The Housing Crisis Seriously

June 10, 2019 On Wednesday, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) became the first 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to propose penalizing cities that exacerbate the housing...

‘Central Park Five’ To Trump: Death Penalty Ad Put A ‘Bounty On Our Head’

‘Central Park Five’ To Trump: Death Penalty Ad Put A ‘Bounty On Our Head’

June 10, 2019 One of the five men who was falsely convicted in the so-called Central Park Five case slammed President Donald Trump for his vicious 1989 attack ads during a Friday event at which...

Amazon's New Tiny Store Kit For $4K is Just What Many Black Entepreneurs Need!

Amazon's New Tiny Store Kit For $4K is Just What Many Black Entepreneurs Need!

June 7, 2019 Black entrepreneurs and others from low income areas often don't have much capital to start a business, but a new tiny store kit being sold on Amazon has changed everything. The...

Meet the New CEO of Bed Bath & Beyond -- One of the First Black Woman to Lead a Fortune 500 Company

Meet the New CEO of Bed Bath & Beyond -- One of the First Black Woman to Lead a Fortune 500 Company

May 29, 2019 Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has announced that Mary Winston, a seasoned public company executive who recently joined the Bed Bath & Beyond Board of Directors, has been appointed...

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SPBL Monthly Meeting & Recommitment Day

SPBL Monthly Meeting & Recommitment Day

June 20, 2019 Thursday at 5:30 PM – 8 PM New Mission, New Meeting Day(s), & more Member Benefits!The St. Pete Business League Board members have been hard at work to make some changes to...

Only 4 Days Left! B.O.S.S Event Orange County Convention Center Construction & Contracting Opportunities

Only 4 Days Left! B.O.S.S Event Orange County Convention Center Construction & Contracting Opportunities

Friday June 21, 2019 8:30 am - 11:00 am Now is the time to learn about constuction and contracting opportunities with the Orange County Convention Center.  Click here to RSVP Today!

F5: Fueling Financial Fire For Females

F5: Fueling Financial Fire For Females

Certified Financial Planner training now offered at SPC’s Workforce Institute June 22nd

Certified Financial Planner training now offered at SPC’s Workforce Institute June 22nd

10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at the SPC EpiCenter, 13805 58th St. N., Clearwater Certified Financial Planner training now offered at SPC’s Workforce Institute The Workforce Institute at St....

NCNW Florida Informational Meeting

NCNW Florida Informational Meeting

June 22nd; 10am-2:30pm Mixer; 3-4:30pm-- Optional Attire: Business or Business Casual This meeting will begin formation of a State NCNW Section! Visit www.eventbrite.com for Reservations...

The Village Market At East Tampa

The Village Market At East Tampa

Naturals Doing Business Summit

Date/Time June 22, 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm      Are you a natural hair woman looking to start a business? Are you currently in business but feel stagnant or stuck? Are you ready to expand and grow your business to a new level but not sure how? If you answered YES to any of the above questions, Naturals Do Business is the Entrepreneurial Summit just for you. Visit www.eventbrite...

Polk County Who’s Who In Business Minority Business Expo And Awards Gala

Polk County Who’s Who In Business Minority Business Expo And Awards Gala

Florida Minority Enterprise Development Conference 2019

Florida Minority Enterprise Development Conference 2019

Date And Time Wed, Jul 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 5:00 PM  What can you look forward to? This conference gives you the opportunity to get valuable information to grow...

Adoption Memoir Book Signing at Duncan McClellan's St. Pete Glass Studio

Adoption Memoir Book Signing at Duncan McClellan's St. Pete Glass Studio

DATE: June 27 TIME: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM LOCATION: Duncan McClellan Glass Studio 2342 Emerson Ave., S. St. Petersburg, FL Catering by Erica Allums Catering (Open to the public) Tombolo...

Join for a bold discussion of Race + The Legacy of Racism in The 'Burg

Join for a bold discussion of Race + The Legacy of Racism in The 'Burg

Date: June 27, 2019 Time: 11:30 am -1:15 pm Event Description: Race + The Legacy of Racism in The 'Burg A recent New York Times article explored how a City once viewed as the...

BPW FL State 2019 Annual Conference: “100 Years Strong”

BPW FL State 2019 Annual Conference: “100 Years Strong”

Black Dress Social Tampa

Black Dress Social Tampa

The Professionals RoofTop Pool Party Bash

The Professionals RoofTop Pool Party Bash

East Tampa STEM Summer camp

East Tampa STEM Summer camp

MARY J. BLIGE & NAS TOGETHER Live Performance

Two of hip-hop and R&B’s most legendary artists – Mary J. Blige and Nas – will be hitting the road together for the first time ever across North America this summer. The hitmaking heavyweights will be bringing a stacked setlist of songs spanning both of their careers that will make this one of the can’t miss shows of the summer. Visit www.957thebeat.iheart.com for...

Summer Bee Series

Summer Bee Series

Geography Bee - Wednesday, July 17 Math Bee - Wednesday, July 24 Sign-in for all Bees begins at 5:30 p.m. Competitions begin at 6:15 p.m. Kids compete for prizes in one of three groups:...

June 17th Project1VOICE play reading: Crumbs from the Table of Joy

June 17th Project1VOICE play reading: Crumbs from the Table of Joy

Monday, July 17, 2019 7:30 PM A memory play by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, Crumbs from the Table of Joy is told through Ernestine, a 17-year-old, African-American...

Exclusive Pre Screening of Disney's The Lion King

Exclusive Pre Screening of Disney's The Lion King

Date: July 18, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  Join the African American Heritage Trail for our 2020 Fundraiser. Sneek Peek of The Lion King. All proceeds will go to benefit the students of...

Womens Empowerment Summit

Womens Empowerment Summit

Date/Time: July 20, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  She Wins Totally Because She Never Gives Up Presents Womens Empowerment Summit.  Contact: Marval King (205) 569-1797 / Kenyatta Rucker (727)...

United Black Golfers Association 5th Anniversary Tournament

United Black Golfers Association 5th Anniversary Tournament

Tampa Summer Business Expo 2019(Free to the public)

Tampa Summer Business Expo 2019(Free to the public)

George Clinton: One Nation Under A Groove Tour

George Clinton: One Nation Under A Groove Tour

Thursday, August 29, 2019 7:30 pm George Clinton’s Farewell Tour with Parliament Funkadelic, “One Nation Under a Groove” makes a stop in St. Petersburg this Summer! Joining...

FORD's Taste of Latino: Food, Wine, Art & Music Festival

FORD's Taste of Latino: Food, Wine, Art & Music Festival

First Friday Mixer Downtown St. Pete

First Friday Mixer Downtown St. Pete

Event Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm  Admission is FREE but if you’d like the drink and to enjoy the food, there’s a $20 fee. You don't want to miss this opportunity to meet positive, like minded people like yourself. We believe in connecting people and building relationships. Your NETwork = Your NETworth. We provide complimentary light appetizers and adult beverages for our pre-register...

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!...