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Bill Withers, singer behind ‘Lean On Me,’ ‘ Lovely Day’ dead at 81

Bill Withers, singer behind ‘Lean On Me,’ ‘ Lovely Day’ dead at 81

Published April 3, 2020 by TheGrio Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “Lean On Me, ” “Lovely...

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Bill Withers, singer behind ‘Lean On Me,’ ‘ Lovely Day’ dead at 81

Published April 3, 2020 by TheGrio
Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “Lean On Me, ” “Lovely... Read more

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WEBINAR FOR ENTREPRENEURS: Maximize CARES Act Access & Choose the Right Emergency Loan Program April 3rd

For One Community affiliated businesses and clients of Pinellas County Urban League, Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corp. (BBIC), Florida SBDC at Pinellas County, St. Petersburg Greenhouse, as... Read more

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Black Businesses Are Buckling Under the Threat of COVID-19

Published March 24, 2020 by TheRoot
The coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating effect on small businesses across the country, but black-owned businesses are likely to feel it more... Read more

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A Black Woman Is Leading The Charge To Create A Vaccine For The Coronavirus

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, a doctor with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), is leading efforts to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus.
Corbett’s work started in... Read more

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Collection Site for COVID-19 Coronavirus Set to Open at Raymond James Stadium open Wednesday -Saturday, from 8 AM to 2 PM

To help ensure the health and wellness of our community, Hillsborough County, working with its community partners Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, BayCare, Tampa General... Read more

Categories: Health Events
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Yes, the Doors of the Church Are Open as Local Congregations Help Contain Coronavirus

“The building might be closed, but the gates of hell shall not prevail against God’s church,” said Pastor Kenny Irby, when he announced on Saturday via Facebook that his church... Read more

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COVID-19 update: Solutions designed to help bridge Tampa Bay through this crisis

Published March 23, 2020 by 83Degreesmedia
Tampa Bay, like the entire state of Florida and the country, is dealing with a new reality. Social distancing has joined the lexicon while... Read more

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A guide to working remotely by locals who do it daily

Published March 17, 2020 by 83Degreesmedia
After 11 years of living locally while operating remotely in a virtual world, the 83 Degrees team and many of our friends, especially those working in... Read more

Categories: Business, Homegoing
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NEW: Hillsborough’s Black Population Surpasses a Quarter of a Million; County Ranks 4th in Florida for Growth

Published March 22, 2020 by TheBurgVotes
Over the past five years of available Census data, Hillsborough County surpassed a quarter of a million black or African American residents (256,400) and... Read more

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An American woman in Italy has advice for life under countrywide quarantine: Follow the rules

Published March 20, 2020 by CNN

In northern Italy, life is very difficult right now. In a country where there have been more than 17,000 cases of the novel coronavirus, staying at home but for a... Read more

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