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Some ‘Splaining to do re St. Pete’s Black Vote 2020; 10 Facts that Say Dems Unprepared for the Next Big Election

Some ‘Splaining to do re St. Pete’s Black Vote 2020; 10 Facts that Say Dems Unprepared for the Next Big Election

Published November 23, 2020 by The Burg Votes African Americans in Pinellas County turned in their highest vote count ever in the 2020 Presidential Election, contributing mightily to one of the...

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Some ‘Splaining to do re St. Pete’s Black Vote 2020; 10 Facts that Say Dems Unprepared for the Next Big Election

Some ‘Splaining to do re St. Pete’s Black Vote 2020; 10 Facts that Say Dems Unprepared for the Next Big Election

Published November 23, 2020 by The Burg Votes African Americans in Pinellas County turned in their highest vote count ever in the 2020 Presidential Election, contributing mightily to one of the...

2021 Grammy nominations announced: Beyoncé leads among nominees

2021 Grammy nominations announced: Beyoncé leads among nominees

Published November 25, 2020 by CNN Nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday, with Beyoncé leading among the nominees with nine. Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and...

Romaine in at least 15 states voluntarily recalled over possible E. coli risk, FDA says

Romaine in at least 15 states voluntarily recalled over possible E. coli risk, FDA says

Published November 23, 2020 by CNN A limited number of cases of organic romaine lettuce hearts have been recalled because of a possible risk of E. coli. The US Food and Drug Administration...

Renowned artist Esther Mahlangu urges Africans to hold on to their traditions

Renowned artist Esther Mahlangu urges Africans to hold on to their traditions

Published November 22, 2020 by The Guardian  Pioneering Ndebele artist fears young people are losing a sense of their roots One of Africa’s best-known artists has made an...

NAACP LDF Lawsuit: Trump Violated Voting Right Act

NAACP LDF Lawsuit: Trump Violated Voting Right Act

Published November 21, 2020 by Huffpost The NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Black Michigan voters against President Donald Trump and his campaign Friday, accusing...

Wisconsin’s Rising Democratic Star Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes Is Scared

Wisconsin’s Rising Democratic Star Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes Is Scared

Published November 20, 2020 by Huffpost  Joe Biden won Wisconsin. That is a big deal. Donald Trump won it in 2016, and it was high on the list of states Democrats knew they needed to fight...

Pope salutes NBA 'champions' for work on racial justice during Vatican meeting

Pope salutes NBA 'champions' for work on racial justice during Vatican meeting

Published November 23, 2020 by The Guardian Pope Francis lauded a delegation of NBA players who met him at the Vatican on Monday as “champions” and said he supported their work on...

David Dinkins, New York's first Black mayor, dies at 93

David Dinkins, New York's first Black mayor, dies at 93

Published November 24, 2020 by CNN David Norman Dinkins, the genteel first and, to date, only Black mayor of New York City who dedicated much of his public life trying to improve race relations...

St. Petersburg focuses on minority, women-owned businesses in disparity study

St. Petersburg focuses on minority, women-owned businesses in disparity study

The final phases are underway for a disparity study by the city of St. Petersburg, designed to ensure local businesses owned by people of color and women get city contracts. Mason Tillman...

Here’s who won out in the Pinellas County general election

Here’s who won out in the Pinellas County general election

Published by St. Pete Catalyst  While we may not yet know who won the presidential election, we do have the results for the local races that will make the most difference in our daily lives....