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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


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

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Whoopi Goldberg fires back at her ‘View’ co-host Meghan McCain who snaps, ‘So, I don’t get to talk’

June 25, 2019
Whoopi Goldberg just might be at her wit’s end with The View co-host Meghan McCainwho caught an attitude on Monday because she couldn’t weigh in on a discussion before... Read more

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7 Powerful Takeaways From Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Testimony To Congress About Reparations

June 24, 2019
Reparations are emerging as a front-and-center debate and likely to be a hot topic during the 2020 election.
Black leaders including actor Danny Glover have been outspoken about the... Read more

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10 Juneteenth Stories That Prove We Are Our Ancestors Wildest Dreams

June 24, 2019
Juneteenth is a celebration of Freedom Day, a holiday that commemorates the last enslaved African Americans in the United States being declared free.. This year, a few... Read more

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Local Nonprofits Offer Free Construction Skills Course For Women

More construction jobs are becoming available in the Tampa market and women can be a part of this growth by learning the fundamentals of construction. The program funded by Hillsborough County... Read more

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BET To Air Black Economic Alliance 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum, Moderated By Soledad O'Brien, On June 16

June 19, 2019
With the first Democratic caucuses and primaries kicking off in just a few months, many voters find themselves wondering which candidate will fight for the needs of Black... Read more

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What it's like to be a white woman named LaKiesha

June 17, 2019

When you're a white, blonde-haired, blue-eyed woman named LaKiesha, life can get complicated.

Strangers burst out laughing when you tell them your name. Puzzled white people ask... Read more

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Buttigieg calls for 'Douglass Plan' to boost economic prosperity for African Americans

June 17, 2019
Pete Buttigieg is calling for a “new Marshall Plan” to create economic prosperity for African Americans, as he seeks to address his biggest vulnerability in the 2020... Read more


Danny Glover to testify at House slavery reparations hearing

June 14, 2019
The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a... Read more