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11th annual Uhuru Halloween Haunted Night

11th annual Uhuru Halloween Haunted Night

ST. PETERSBURG — Uhuru Halloween Haunted Night has been scaring folks for the last 10 years. The African People’s Education and Defense …

Fighting cancer with friends, family and God

Fighting cancer with friends, family and God

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG –Black Nurses Rock and Allstate united to host the 2017 Breast Cancer Awareness, …

Beautillion Militaire 2017 induction ceremony

Beautillion Militaire 2017 induction ceremony

WWE superstar Thaddeus Bullard, center, helped induct 25 new beaux into the 2017-18 Beautillion Militaire.   BY RAVEN JOY …

The New Deal for St. Pete summit

The New Deal for St. Pete summit

Bro. John Muhammad   BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Last month, a summit to glean ideas from the community for …

Unfulfilled promises

Unfulfilled promises

By Goliath J. Davis, III, Ph.D., Contributor As we approach the Nov. 7 Mayoral General Election in St. Petersburg, I am reminded of two of …

Career Fair and Showcase of Services Oct. 16

Career Fair and Showcase of Services Oct. 16

This photo was taken at last year’s Career Fair and Showcase of Services at PTC   BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG …

She is that good

She is that good

Althea Gibson   BY KEISHA BELL Comedian Steve Martin once said, “Be so good that they can’t ignore you.” Have you ever thought …

Why I will not vote for Mayor Rick Kriseman

Why I will not vote for Mayor Rick Kriseman

  Dear Editor: When we elect our local officials, we trust them to lead us and to protect our interests in times of need. In my 26 years …

Save the Manhattan Casino

Save the Manhattan Casino

Dear Editor: I am a lifelong resident of the 22nd Street community. I have always had the dream of having a restaurant and lounge in my …

Lend a helping hand to children in need

Lend a helping hand to children in need

  ST. PETERSBURG — One Church One Child Churches in the St. Petersburg District Area Young People’s Division (YPD) of the African …

Gladiators past and present celebrate Homecoming pageantry

Gladiators past and present celebrate Homecoming pageantry

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG –Gibbs alumni classes kicked off the evening’s events at Gibbs High School’s …

Adult volunteers needed at St. Anthony’s Hospital

Adult volunteers needed at St. Anthony’s Hospital

  ST. PETERSBURG – Delivering flowers, helping in the gift shop or even baking fresh cookies for families and visitors, these are just …

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