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Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Last year, Wilton Gregory made history as Washington, DC's first African-American archbishop. On Sunday, speaking following his Angelus prayer from St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, Pope...

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Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Last year, Wilton Gregory made history as Washington, DC's first African-American archbishop. On Sunday, speaking following his Angelus prayer from St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, Pope...

Killer Mike's new Black-owned bank receives 'tens of thousands' of account requests in less than 24 hours

Killer Mike's new Black-owned bank receives 'tens of thousands' of account requests in less than 24 hours

A new majority Black and Latinx-owned and operated digital bank hopes to make supporting Black-owned banks and businesses a little easier for consumers. Greenwood was created by Bounce TV...

A Black man who was led through Galveston, Texas, by police officers on horseback is suing the city for $1 million

A Black man who was led through Galveston, Texas, by police officers on horseback is suing the city for $1 million

A Black man is suing Galveston, Texas, and its police department for more than $1 million after a 2019 incident in which he was handcuffed and tied to officers on horseback as they led him down a...

North Carolina Outward Bound School Executive Director Retires After 14 Years, New Interim Appointed

North Carolina Outward Bound School Executive Director Retires After 14 Years, New Interim Appointed

Lawson, the newly appointed Interim Executive Director, has served on the NCOBS Board of Directors for six years. His professional career has been primarily dedicated to public service....

California to consider slavery reparations after landmark law passed

California to consider slavery reparations after landmark law passed

California will consider paying reparations to descendants of slavery, becoming the first state in the US on Wednesday to adopt a law to study and develop proposals around the issue. The law...

These days, having hope as a Black woman can be hard. But history shows progress is possible

These days, having hope as a Black woman can be hard. But history shows progress is possible

On 24 September, a Kentucky grand jury delivered an unsurprising verdict: Breonna Taylor’s killers would walk free. The frequency of Black killings at the hands of police does not lessen the...

2020 US Election Voting Information Resources

2020 US Election Voting Information Resources

Make Sure You're Registered to Vote Register to vote, or check to make sure your registration is correct and up to date. To register online in Florida, the...

Financial Help Now Available for Pinellas County residents and businesses

Financial Help Now Available for Pinellas County residents and businesses

Apply today at www.CARES.Pinellas.gov

Florida denies pardon to Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade

Florida denies pardon to Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade

A state panel on Wednesday denied a request to grant a full pardon to Desmond Meade, the man who led the historic push for Florida’s felon voting rights restoration, known as Amendment...

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Researcher Receives over $1 Million in NSF Grants for Multi-Institutional Bacteria Research

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Researcher Receives over $1 Million in NSF Grants for Multi-Institutional Bacteria Research

Jamel Ali, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in chemical and biomedical engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. By Trisha Radulovich A FAMU-FSU College of Engineering researcher,...

Bay Area Events

Light Up The Night: An Open-Air Concert Series

Light Up The Night: An Open-Air Concert Series

Performances run October 9 through November 22, 2020 Tickets will be sold in one-week increments to accommodate exchanges for inclement weather. A SOCIALLY DISTANCED OUTDOOR PERFORMANCE! Light...

1Pier One Community Invites Family and Friends Trick or Treating at The Pier Marketplace

1Pier One Community Invites Family and Friends Trick or Treating at The Pier Marketplace

There will be Prizes, candy, excitement and more. Come support your local businesses and enjoy a night out with family fun. 

AFRIKIN 2020: A NEW WAY OF BEING Broadcast

AFRIKIN 2020: A NEW WAY OF BEING Broadcast

A virtual panel discussion with leaders from Africa and the Diaspora to address high-priority goals for the global community. An exploration of key questions on a changing world and COVID-19...

2020 General Election November 3, 2020

2020 General Election November 3, 2020

Voter Registration Deadline: October 5, 2020 Visit www.votepinellas.com for more informaion. 

5CP Presents Talent’s Comedy Takeover

5CP Presents Talent’s Comedy Takeover

Sat, November 7, 2020 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM 5Chances Presents Talents Comeday Takeover 5 Chances is bringing the funny along with headliner Talent, featuring comedians Aldo Marachlin,...

WAS Collaborative Meeting

WAS Collaborative Meeting

Wrap Around Service Collaborative Meeting: Togetherness, 11A-12:30P with preparation time starting at 10AM https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuceqsqT8tHt3VLUsGjJmY__BkV2wIyIbt

3rd Annual Thanksgiving Basket Give Away

3rd Annual Thanksgiving Basket Give Away

Celtic Thunder Ireland

Celtic Thunder Ireland

Celtic Thunder returns to Ruth Eckerd hall with their IRELAND Tour, a brand-new revue show that revisits their most popular Irish and Celtic songs of the past decade and celebrates the influence of...

The African American Golf Expo And Forum February 21 - 23, 2021

The African American Golf Expo And Forum February 21 - 23, 2021

Jim Beatty, President of Jim Beatty Golf Ventures and Executive Editor of the African American Golfers Digest, the nation’s leading African American golf publication, announced...