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Honoring the legacy of Kenny Leon

Honoring the legacy of Kenny Leon

Front row L-R: Sarah E. Ward, Kenny Leon, Dr. Katurah Jenkins-Hall, David Davidson | Back row L-R: Marshal Lester, Loretta Monroe Calvin, …

Integration in St. Pete

Integration in St. Pete

L-R, Patrick A. Jackson, Ronnell Montgomery, Dr. Kanika Tomalin and Kenny Irby   BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – …

The road to success

The road to success

Dr. Tonjua Williams   BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Speaking at a Legacy Week event earlier this month, Dr. …

Daddy-daughter dance offers a party with a purpose

Daddy-daughter dance offers a party with a purpose

BY J.A. JONES, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — This Saturday, Feb. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m., The B.I.G. Entertainment Group will hold their …

I AM Rosa Jackson

I AM Rosa Jackson

By Gwendolyn Reese In 1973, Rosa Jackson, a retired dietary worker, started a family and community tradition of serving Thanksgiving dinner …

Celebrating Black History Month with ASALH

Celebrating Black History Month with ASALH

By Jennifer Gamble-Theard Black history month is a time when people of African ancestry can come together in memory of our rich past. …

The wife of

The wife of

by Keisha Bell Have you ever truly taken the time to appreciate the sacrifices that women have made so that others could have a better …

Northeast hearts toward Douglas High

Northeast hearts toward Douglas High

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG – The students at Northeast High School are filled with words of hope and encouragement …

Local filmmakers explore suicide in web series

Local filmmakers explore suicide in web series

L-R, Anthony House (director of photography), Ryan Brison (writer/director), Demetrius Diaz (creator/co-director)   BY KARIN …

Mayor to rename library after President Obama

Mayor to rename library after President Obama

ST. PETERSBURG – Mayor Rick Kriseman announced the renaming of the city’s main library, located at 3745 9th Ave N, to honor President …

Food is medicine

Food is medicine

BY JEFFREY ZANKER, Staff Writer The Cooking Matters program from the University of Florida (UF) Family Nutrition Program (FNP) returns to …

Memorable Moments: “NAACP launches drive for 5,000 new members”

Memorable Moments: “NAACP launches drive for 5,000 new members”

By Gwendolyn Reese The headline “NAACP launches drive for 5,000 new members” appeared in the St. Petersburg Times “Local” and …

The defeated critique

The defeated critique

by Keisha Bell Do you guard what enters your body, your spirit and your mind? Negative messages linger all around, but do you reject that …

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