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A New Deal for St. Pete

A New Deal for St. Pete

BY HOLLY KESTENIS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – The south side community has talked for years about what it will take to empower change …

Unity through Reparations Movement holds rally

Unity through Reparations Movement holds rally

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – While the restricted mayoral debate between the two-front runners took place Tuesday …

Being youth disciples don’t come easy

Being youth disciples don’t come easy

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG –Being a Christian as a young person requires developing true grit, spiritually, …

Let’s stay focused

Let’s stay focused

Dear Editor: This week, thousands of ballots will be mailed out to voters across the city. This election will be decided within the …

The road to public safety is paved with reparations and economic development for the black community

The road to public safety is paved with reparations and economic development for the black community

Dear Editor, I once heard our current mayor Rick Kriseman say that a “budget is a moral document.” If that’s true, then the Kriseman …

Too many dying!

Too many dying!

BY DR. BASHA P.JORDAN, JR., Hope Alive Outreach ST. PETERSBURG – America, wake up! St. Pete, wake up! Church, wake up! There are 90 …

What is public safety?

What is public safety?

Dear Editor: Throughout this campaign for District 6 City Council, I, Eritha ‘Akile’ Cainion, have heard the term “public safety” …

African American graduates of 1975 plans for 60th birthday celebration

African American graduates of 1975 plans for 60th birthday celebration

  ST. PETERSBURG – The year is 2017 and the African American Graduates of 1975, Inc. (AAG ‘75) are turning 60!  Most classmates were …

Sister Dianne Hughes is back on the radio

Sister Dianne Hughes is back on the radio

  ST. PETERSBURG – Gospel music lovers will be glad to learn that Sister Dianne Hughes is back on the FM radio dial in St. Petersburg …

Filmmakers screen film to City Hall

Filmmakers screen film to City Hall

BY JABAAR EDMOND, Contributor ST. PETERSBURG –The star of the film “Art in the City” Cranston Cumberbatch and director Jabaar Edmond …

Millennials battle for charity at Extreme Mud Wars

Millennials battle for charity at Extreme Mud Wars

BY MOLLY HUNSINGER, The Digital Bullpen ST. PETERSBURG — More than 500 contenders frolicked in the mud for charity at the eighth …

Daughters keep their mother’s dream alive

Daughters keep their mother’s dream alive

BY DEXTER L. MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG – In honor of their mother and her love for the community, the late Emma Walker’s …

The St. Pete New Deal: Community based economic development plan

The St. Pete New Deal: Community based economic development plan

Dear Editor: For most of the last 40 years, community activists have waited on new administrations to come in and announce their economic …

Actions speak louder than words

Actions speak louder than words

Dear Editor, I’m sure we are all familiar with the infamous video of mayoral candidate Paul Congemi giving the audience a true vision of …

The Isley Brothers bring soul & classic R&B to St. Pete

The Isley Brothers bring soul & classic R&B to St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG – For more than 50 years, The Isley Brothers have received acclaim as “the rocking soulful legends that started it …

What have you done for us lately?

What have you done for us lately?

BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Senator Darryl Rouson spoke optimistically about his recent accomplishments at …

The face of the uninsured, part 2

The face of the uninsured, part 2

BY JOYCE NANETTE JOHNSON, Staff Writer This is the continuation of my daughter’s journey to obtain medical assistance for a …

Saving our culture: A Nutritional overview series, part 2 of 3

Saving our culture: A Nutritional overview series, part 2 of 3

ST. PETERSBURG — Summer is here, temperatures are rising and there are so many things to be grateful for; not to mention the three …

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