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MLK Day Parade and Family Fun Day

MLK Day Parade and Family Fun Day

BY HOLLY KESTENIS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG –Next Monday, Jan. 16, the famous MLK Day Parade will take place winding through the …

Politics of resentment

Politics of resentment

Dr. Wilmer Leon, left, and Pastor Clarence Williams BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Political scientist Dr. Wilmer …

Lecture series brings brightest minds to St. Pete

Lecture series brings brightest minds to St. Pete

Dr. Julianne Malveaux   BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Dr. Julianne Malveaux, former president of Bennett College …

Johnnie B. Mack goes home

Johnnie B. Mack goes home

Johnnie B. Mack at her 90th birthday party in 2015   ST. PETERSBURG – Community activist Johnnie B. Mack departed this life Tuesday, …

CASA offers comfort for the abused

CASA offers comfort for the abused

BY JOYCE NANETTE JOHNSON, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — The cry for help against domestic violence crosses all socio-economic, gender, …

Corey Givens, Jr. announces candidacy for City Council, District 6

Corey Givens, Jr. announces candidacy for City Council, District 6

ST. PETERSBURG – This past Monday, community activist Corey Givens, Jr. officially filed to run for St. Petersburg City Council, District …

The Florida Dream Center cleaning up neighborhoods

The Florida Dream Center cleaning up neighborhoods

Volunteers sprucing up the Childs Park area back in August   BY HOLLY KESTENIS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG –Florida Dream Center …

Habitat for Humanity sprucing up the neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity sprucing up the neighborhood

BY HOLLY KESTENIS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Each year when Martin Luther King, Jr. Day rolls around, residents swarm downtown for …

SCLC providing for the needy

SCLC providing for the needy

SCLC members stopped to pose for a photo, and quickly went back to preparing for their MLK Day of Service project and the MLK festivities …

Hair by Ahsile: Giving back to the community

Hair by Ahsile: Giving back to the community

Sherry O’Brien cutting hair at Hair by Ahsile for homeless people from Tent City and Safe Harbor in 2013   BY JOYCE NANETTE …

Caring for veterans

Caring for veterans

BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Veterans in St. Pete will get some winter blankets and cozy hoodies this Martin Luther …

Leadership skills key focus of school club

Leadership skills key focus of school club

Fairmount Park Elementary fifth-graders practice how to conduct a peer mediation session during a recent meeting   BY DEMORRIS A. …

ANSO foster Salvation Army MLK project

ANSO foster Salvation Army MLK project

By Jeffrey Zanker, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG —  The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Association of Naval Service Officers (ANSO) continues …

Keith Young moves to his heavenly home

Keith Young moves to his heavenly home

By Allen A. Buchanan ST. PETERSBURG — Farewell services honoring the life of Keith Richard Young were held at Bethel Community Baptist …

Local chapter honors STEM professionals

Local chapter honors STEM professionals

ST. PETERSBURG — In celebration of the release of the movie ‘Hidden Figures,’ the ladies of Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa …

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