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After 41 years, Tiger Bay political club discusses racism in St. Pete

July 15, 2019
Some of the realities of blacks and whites living side by side in St. Pete were discussed at the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club during their lunch meeting entitled “Race & The... Read more

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City Council approves LaSister, Amoroso for Housing Authority board

July 12, 2019
Last month, the St. Petersburg City Council approved the City of St. Petersburg’s appointment of former assistant Pinellas County administrator James Dates to the embattled St.... Read more

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Florida might be making a 'dent' in opioid epidemic, new numbers suggest

July 10, 2019
Florida might finally be seeing some relief from the opioid crisis. New numbers from state officials show a dent in overdose deaths.
The state’s Medical Examiners Commission... Read more

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A Detroit festival charged white people $20 and black people $10, then they got hit with backlash

July 8, 2019

An Afrofuturist group says it reversed its decision to charge white people more for tickets to its Detroit festival than black and brown people because they received threats, an... Read more

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First on CNN: Pro-Booker super PAC launches black voter push

July 8, 2019

As part of a push to advance Cory Booker's presidential ambitions, a pro-Booker super PAC is launching a campaign to reach half a million black voters in four states to persuade... Read more

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FAMU’s Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative Announces Pensacola Community Forum

The forum will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the auditorium at the Brownsville Community Resource Center, 3200 West DeSoto Street, Pensacola,... Read more

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Youth Farm in St. Petersburg teaches kids gardening, cooking and business skills

July 2, 2019
Kareem Alexander is building a farm, a Youth Farm that is designed and operated by kids.
“Our creativity can stretch as far as we want,” Kareem says about the urban... Read more

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Harris dropped a bomb on Biden that's bigger than politics

July 1, 2019

(CNN) "Black people will forgive anything!"

I've heard that line from so many black friends and relatives over the years that it's become sort of a running joke. A... Read more

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Minimum wage ballot effort raises concerns

June 28, 2019
Local chambers of commerce are mulling whether to join the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association in opposing an effort to place a Florida constitutional amendment on next... Read more

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In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost

June 27, 2019
In the Democrats’ first presidential primary debate Wednesday night, the candidates each hit on the need for change, but showed differences about how they would achieve such... Read more