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The Weekly Challenger turns 50!

The Weekly Challenger turns 50!

BY LYN JOHNSON, Publisher ST. PETERSBURG – Fifty years ago today, The Weekly Challenger came into existence. My father, Cleveland …

Another point of view

Another point of view

BY PAMELA DAVIS, THE ST. PETERSBURG TIMES NEWSPAPER IN EDUCATION: A SPECIAL WEEKLY PAGE Originally published Feb. 16, 1998 This …

Newton, Edwards and Baker put FEMA at citizens’ fingertips

Newton, Edwards and Baker put FEMA at citizens’ fingertips

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Filing FEMA applications for relief funds became a lot easier last Wednesday and …

Community helping community

Community helping community

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG –The Enoch Davis Community Center reopened last Thursday after being closed for the …

Jack & Jill’s Historically Black College Fair connects students to a variety of higher learning opportunities

Jack & Jill’s Historically Black College Fair connects students to a variety of higher learning opportunities

  ST. PETERSBURG – On Sunday, September 17, more than 250 students from Tampa bay communities participated in the Historically Black …

St. Petersburg’s Black Poverty Rate Falls Again, Reaches All-Time Low

St. Petersburg’s Black Poverty Rate Falls Again, Reaches All-Time Low

  By Gypsy C. Gallardo, CEO, The 2020 Plan │ September 21, 2017 Last week, on September 14th, the U.S. Census released its newest …

Read. Write? Vote! Part 2

Read. Write? Vote! Part 2

By Keisha Bell Remember when it was illegal for slaves to write? Reading and drawing were tolerated, but writing was disallowed. …

For the record

For the record

Goliath J. Davis, III, Ph.D, Contributor As many of you know, I worked as former Mayor Rick Baker’s Deputy Mayor for Midtown Economic …

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