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​ Sylvia’s Queen of Soul Food Restaurant closed

​ Sylvia’s Queen of Soul Food Restaurant closed

BY IMAM ASKIA MUHAMMAD AQUIL, Contributor ST. PETERSBURG — Following an unsuccessful Court hearing held last Thursday, June 23, the …

NAACP held school board candidate forum

NAACP held school board candidate forum

BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG –Candidates vying for three seats on the Pinellas County School Board attended a forum …

Foundation makes its inaugural round of grants to community organizations

Foundation makes its inaugural round of grants to community organizations

L-R, Curtis Hollomon, Ron Peterson, Albert Lee, Monte Trammer and Steve Dupré   BY GYPSY C. GALLARDO, Contributor ST. PETERSBURG – …

Eliminating failure factories

Eliminating failure factories

James Martin BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — The Winning Reading Boost program is looking for volunteers to help …

Your point of view

Your point of view

Goliath Davis III ST. PETERSBURG —The second of two summer community meetings on the status of education for African-American students in …

Aryon just believed

Aryon just believed

  BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG – In starting at Northeast High School, Aryon Johnson didn’t know what to expect. …

Julian Jackson: The sliding marshal

Julian Jackson: The sliding marshal

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG —  It’s hard to imagine an aspiring U.S. Marshal or an agent of the Drug Enforcement …

The team behind the ‘Failure Factories’ series

The team behind the ‘Failure Factories’ series

 BY DEVIN RODRIGUEZ and DEVON BONNELL, USFSP Student Reporters     ST. PETERSBURG – The numbers were damning. At five predominantly …

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