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FAMU Prepares for Unity in the Community Event, the Harambee Festival

Be sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming Florida A&M University (FAMU) Harambee Festival scheduled for Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cascades Park in downtown Tallahassee. Come out and join FAMU, as we continue the legacy of inspiring unity in the community! The Harambee Festival will feature amazing live performances, vendors from across the region, cultural art,... Read more

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Tampa Bay Black Authors Expo

The Tampa Bay Black Authors Expo started as an idea... a desire to showcase the diverse literary talent that is alive and well in the greater Tampa Bay area!
By creating the first ever expo dedicated to authors of color here in the Bay area, we’ve created a platform for some of this area’s most creative minds to gather, network and share their stories with their community. Event times ... Read more


New England Patriots’ Duron Harmon Says He Won’t Go To White House After Super Bowl Win

Don’t expect to see New England Patriots safety Duron Harmon celebrating his team’s Super Bowl win at the White House this year.

The 28-year-old athlete said he was not planning to attend the ceremony during an interview with TMZ Sunday night following the Patriots’ victory over the Los Angeles Rams.

“Nah, man,” Harmon said. “They don’t want me ... Read more

2017 HBCU College Fair

When:Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 1-5pm 

5101 First Street Northeast in St. Petersburg

The Suncoast Chapter Teens of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. will host its inaugural Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Fair from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on September 17, at Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg. Click here for more information.&nb... Read more

Learn how to speak Spanish Beginner Classes Start Oct. 7th

Location: HCC @ The Regent (Dual purpose building) 6437 Watson Rd. Riverview, FL 33578
Time:  9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Date(s):  10/7/17 - 12/9/17
Students with little or no prior experience speaking the Spanish language can gain a basic understanding of vocabulary and grammar concepts, which allows students to apply what they learn during the conversational par... Read more

Learn how to Speak Spanish Advance Classes Begin October 7th

Location: HCC @ The Regent (Dual purpose building) 6437 Watson Rd. Riverview, FL 33578
Time:  11:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Date(s):  10/7/17 - 12/9/17 
Click here for more information. 
Now that you have mastered Conversational Spanish I and II, you are ready to use your language skills to communicate your thoughts and ideas in a meaningful conversation. In this class, ... Read more

Proudly Presented by For The Family 2nd Annual National FAM Awards

When: November 17, 2017 The 2nd Annual National FAM Awards shines a positive light on the good that people do.  For The Family will honor the Parent, Sister/Brother, Son/Daughter, and Family Volunteer of the Year in an Academy Awards style ceremony on Friday, November 17 at the Children's Board of Hillsborough County.  Currently accepting 1-minute video nominations at ... Read more

United Negro College Fund/ Michael Jackson Scholarship

The Michael Jackson scholarship provides financial assistance to communication arts and social science students attending a UNCF college/university during the current academic year. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship will provide an award up to $5,000 depending on the financial need of the student as verified by the attending University or College. Visit ... Read more

2018 HCC, BBCB Summit CALL for Proposals DEADLINE Oct.31st

Call for Proposals Deadline October 31, 2017 
BBCB is seeking proposals that reflect best practices and substantive work upon which educators, students, and community leaders can act as change agents for developing successful strategies in educational access, equity, persistence and graduating African American and Latino males. Proposals must directly relate to one of the following four Summi... Read more

All Ages Free Tutoring In All Subjects

Monday & Wednesday 5:30 - 7:00 pm All ages welcomed FREE tutoring in all subjects.
Location: St. Mark Baptist Church 1301 37th Street South 33711
Contact Education@stpetesigmas.com for more information or visit www.stpetesigmas.com. ... Read more