News

Redistricting lawsuit accuses Sarasota County of discriminating against black voters

Redistricting lawsuit accuses Sarasota County of discriminating against black voters

December 13, 2019 - From Herald Tribune  In a move evoking the civil rights battles of a previous era, three black residents of northern Sarasota County filed a class action lawsuit Thursday...

Read More

Screen shot 2019 12 13 at 11.07.10 am

Redistricting lawsuit accuses Sarasota County of discriminating against black voters

December 13, 2019 - From Herald Tribune 
In a move evoking the civil rights battles of a previous era, three black residents of northern Sarasota County filed a class action lawsuit Thursday... Read more

Main qimg

Africa's the Future: Why Akon Says That African-Americans Should Invest in the Continent

December 10, 2019 - From The Root
After his his single “Locked Up,” Akon was determined not to be your run-of-the-mill one-hit wonder.
The artist and producer had some foresight,... Read more

Valerie powell stafford photo 2  800x467

79 People Who Made Big Career Moves in 2019 (Pinellas County, Florida)

December 10, 2019 - From TheBurgVotes 
– By Gypsy Gallardo for the Power Broker Magazine
“Suited up and ready for 2020” is the spirit that shines through the dozens of... Read more

2019shorecrestrunning e1575381556111

Keeping on track: Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point

December 10, 2019 - From Farragut
Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point
Jazmine Alderman wasn’t always interested in running.
From early... Read more

Screen shot 2019 12 10 at 9.25.18 am

St. Petersburg track star among victims in NAS Pensacola shooting

December 10, 2019 - From Tampabay.com
Lakewood High School track and field star, Mohammed “Mo” Haitham fell victim to the NAS Pensacola shooting according to the Tampa Bay... Read more

Categories: General
Zqqdffvpjfweflhe5oi4

Gabrielle Union Launches New Fashion Collection for Plus Size Women

December 10, 2019 - From The Root
Gabrielle Union is not buying into the concept of “The Forgotten Woman.”
The Being Mary Jane actress, who is already the face of a successful... Read more

Untitled design 7

In 2019, Miss America, Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe are all Black women

In 2019, Miss America, Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe are all Black women. 
Last week, for the first time, black women wore the crowns of all four major pageants... Read more

130607141647 thomas mar 08 story top

The Clarence Thomas myth that refuses to die

December 9, 2019 - From CNN

It's the horror movie villain that won't die, the pop song you can't get out of your head, the out-of-town guest that just won't leave.

It's a belief that's stuck... Read more

Ephraim on stake for aint too proud to beg 800x533

NEW: 5 Big Things for Black St. Petersburg

December 3, 2019 - From TheBurgVotes
–By Gypsy C. Gallardo 
As we enter a new decade, the Power Broker magazine will be publishing a new monthly round-up featuring 5 new developments... Read more

Dsc0862 1*600xx1250 833 0 0

Urban League offers resources to boost women and minority businesses entrepreneurs

Central Florida Urban League CEO Glenton Gilzean, Jr. and Ashley D. Bell, the White House policy advisor for entrepreneurship and innovation, sign a strategic alliance memorandum with the CFUL,... Read more