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Brooklyn Opens New State Park Named After Late Civil Rights Leader Shirley Chisholm

July 19, 2019
During the fourth of July weekend, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the opening of the first phase of Brooklyn’s new park, Shirley Chisholm State Park. 
According to... Read more

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Art O'Hara's Memorial Service July 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm

July 18, 2019
In loving memory of Art O'Hara July 12, 1951 - June 25, 2019 
Art O’Hara, Executive Director of R’Club Child Care, Inc. and Louise Graham Regeneration Center... Read more


'Whitey's on the moon': why Apollo 11 looked so different to black America

July 17, 2019
The date was 15 July 1969. As the Saturn V rocket towered over the launchpad, about to send the first men to the moon, two dozen black families from poor parts of the south,... Read more

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Pete Buttigieg unveils new details of racial justice plan in bid for black voters

July 17, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled new aspects of his plan for racial justice Thursday morning, pledging that it would "help heal our racial divides with... Read more

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Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Founder Of African American Museum, Found Dead In Car Trunk

July 17, 2019

A 75-year-old Louisiana woman who founded an African American history museum was discovered dead in the trunk of a car, and police said Saturday that investigators were working... Read more

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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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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