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Affordable housing development breaks ground in Skyway Marina District

Affordable housing development breaks ground in Skyway Marina District

The ceremonial first shovels of dirt were turned Wednesday for SkyWay Lofts, an affordable housing development in St. Petersburg’s Skyway Marina District. The $16.2 million development, at...

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Affordable housing development breaks ground in Skyway Marina District

The ceremonial first shovels of dirt were turned Wednesday for SkyWay Lofts, an affordable housing development in St. Petersburg’s Skyway Marina District.
The $16.2 million development, at... Read more

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USF St. Pete teams up with local leaders to address racial inequities

Published by StPeteCatalyst 
Issues surrounding racial inequities have dominated conversations at both the national and local level, and University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg... Read more

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Don’t make 17-year-old Kenosha shooter a hero

The treatment of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse of Antioch shows why America has a policing problem. This 17-year-old vigilante is no hero.
How does a teenage vigilante get to be the hero?
A... Read more

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Vogue Enlists Black Artists Kerry James Marshall and Jordan Casteel to Paint History-Making September Covers

2020 has been the most dizzying year in recent memory, upending much and not enough of our sense of our security, place, and hope in the future.
This disorientation is so pervasive that even the... Read more

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Arrests made in killing of Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC after 18 years

Jam Master Jay died almost 18 years ago but two suspects have now been indicted in the unsolved mystery of his murder.
Law enforcement official sources told the New York Times on Monday that an... Read more

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Elijah McClain's family files civil rights lawsuit against Aurora, Colorado

The family of Elijah McClain filed a civil rights lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Aurora, Colorado, in federal court.

"Aurora's unconstitutional conduct on the night of August 24, 2019, is... Read more

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Black-owned companies are shutting down twice as fast as other businesses

Black-owned businesses have been hit substantially harder by the coronavirus pandemic than companies overall, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

The New York Fed on Wednesday... Read more

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Florida Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Many States Due To COVID-19

This story is part of an NPR nationwide analysis of states' revenue and budgets during the pandemic.
In a state that depends on tourists, what happens when there are few to none? After months of... Read more

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The Centre for Women Opens Satellite Office in St. Petersburg

 The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women, one of Tampa’s most venerable and innovative nonprofits, has opened a satellite office in St. Petersburg to assist female entrepreneurs and... Read more

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Black girl, 9, youngest person to die from COVID-19 in Florida

Published July 28, 2020 by TheGrio
A 9-year-old girl, who had no known underlying conditions, is the youngest person in Florida to have died from complications of the coronavirus. 
Kimora... Read more

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