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32nd annual Leadership Awards Breakfast

32nd annual Leadership Awards Breakfast

Bishop Marvin Sapp inspired a sold-out crowd on Monday, Jan. 15 at the NCNW’s 32nd annual Leadership Awards Breakfast   BY CINDY …

35 years of students honoring Dr. King

35 years of students honoring Dr. King

Samantha Ryan BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – The Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest is in its 35th year and once …

2018 Interfaith Memorial Service

2018 Interfaith Memorial Service

Iman Abdul Karim Ali, Tampa Bay Area Muslim Association BY CINDY CARTER, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – There are more than 4,000 …

Local community leaders honored for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Local community leaders honored for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  BY GABRIELLE SETTLES, Contributor PINELLAS COUNTY –  In the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr., a group of community leaders in …

Young, gifted and black

Young, gifted and black

Lorraine Vivian Hansberry   BY KEISHA BELL Have you ever thought about the effects that those who are young, gifted and black endure …

I AM: John Hopkins, Sr.

I AM: John Hopkins, Sr.

Mr. John Hopkins, Sr. receiving one of many awards    John Hopkins, Sr. was born October 16, 1911, in Bartow. A scholar and an active …

Ya La’Ford’s “Glyphs” weave St. Pete community into a global arts fabric

Ya La’Ford’s “Glyphs” weave St. Pete community into a global arts fabric

BY J.A. JONES, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — At artist Ya La’Ford’s exhibit, “Glyphs,” on display at Florida CraftArt through …

Deputy Mayor to pull double duty

Deputy Mayor to pull double duty

ST. PETERSBURG – Next month, Deputy Mayor Dr. Kanika Tomalin will take over as city administrator as well as being second in charge of …

Read to Remember, Remember to Read

Read to Remember, Remember to Read

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG — In light of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s quest for peace and harmony, the …

Community Medical Mall

Community Medical Mall

BY Dexter McCree, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG — That Monday in April of 2000 is a memorable day for Janice Starling-Williams. On that …

Through her eyes: The MLK Candlelight Vigil

Through her eyes: The MLK Candlelight Vigil

Kenadi Smith   BY KAY-KAY SMITH, Neighborhood News Bureau ST. PETERSBURG — Standing at just above four feet with silky brown skin …

MLK Day of Service Events

MLK Day of Service Events

On Monday, the 16th Street corridor got a little bit brighter as local artist Carlos “Zulu Painter” Culbertson added a mural of Dr. …

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