St. Pete moves to require landlords to provide notice of rights for renters

St. Pete moves to require landlords to provide notice of rights for renters

Published May 26, 2020 by StPeteCatalyst St. Petersburg City Council last week voted unanimously to approve an amendment requiring landlords within the city to provide a notice of tenants’...

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Joaquin Phoenix calls out film industry's 'systemic racism' in BAFTA speech

Published February 3, 2020 by CNN

Joaquin Phoenix urged the film industry to dismantle a "system of oppression" in an acceptance speech at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday.

Phoenix,... Read more

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What Democrats can learn from Lyndon Johnson's Great Society

Published February 3, 2020 by CNN

Democrats are laser-focused on winning the 2020 presidential election, but what remains less obvious is the vision that will unify them and appeal to others in... Read more

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Google's Black History Month ad is impressive and complicated

Google's Black History Month ad, "The Most Searched: A Celebration of Black History Makers," which aired during the Grammy's and was widely celebrated, is an exciting array of images portraying... Read more

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Michelle Obama Wins Grammy Award For Audio Recording Of ‘Becoming’ Memoir

Michelle Obama is now a Grammy winner. The former first lady took home the trophy in the Spoken Word Album category for the audio recording of her bestselling 2018 memoir... Read more

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‘Doctor Who’ Makes History With The First Black Doctor And Fans Are Loving It

“Doctor Who” on Sunday night revealed its first Black incarnation of the title character, known as The Doctor, portrayed by actor Jo Martin. 

And fans quickly took to social... Read more

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Condoleezza Rice to helm Stanford public policy think tank

Published January 28, 2020 by CNN
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be the next director of Stanford University's Hoover Institution, a public policy think tank, the university... Read more

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Buttigieg vows to work harder on diversity and inclusion in response to staffers' concerns

Published January 28, 2020 by CNN

Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign acknowledged on Tuesday that it has, over the course of several months, responded to concerns from minority staffers... Read more

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Andrew Yang sang with a black church choir. Not everyone said 'Amen'

January 27, 2020 From CNN

As the Rev. Wendy Hamilton was leaving Union Missionary Baptist Church in Waterloo, Iowa, she turned to see some commotion in the choir.

"I looked up and said, 'Is... Read more


Outrage at whites-only image as Uganda climate activist cropped from photo

January 25, 2020 From TheGuardian
Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate has called out racism in media after she was cropped out of a photo featuring prominent climate activists including Greta... Read more


Pending approval from City Council, City of St. Pete could soon get in the seed-funding game

January 24, 2020 From StPeteCatalyst
St. Petersburg City Council will consider changes to the South St. Petersburg Community Revitalization Area (CRA) Redevelopment Microloan Program Thursday, as... Read more