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Men In The Making celebrates another year of success

Men In The Making celebrates another year of success

The 2017-18 class of Men In The Making celebrated their rite of passage ceremony Friday, May 11 at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort in downtown …

Lakewood High’s Kazana Bennett garners scholarship to Korea

Lakewood High’s Kazana Bennett garners scholarship to Korea

Kazana Bennett   By J.A. Jones, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – What started with an elementary schooler’s interest in K-pop …

Activist Kofi Hunt encourages people to ‘get on the bus’ for Campaign for Living Wages

Activist Kofi Hunt encourages people to ‘get on the bus’ for Campaign for Living Wages

Kofi Hunt   By J.A. Jones, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Organizer Kofi Hunt once thought he would be a graphic artist, but today, …

Her integrated opportunity

Her integrated opportunity

BY Keisha Bell African-American women have had a long and well-documented history of being denied opportunity because of the specific …

Black higher education after the Civil War

Black higher education after the Civil War

  In “From Slavery to Freedom: A History of Negro Americans,” initially published in 1947, John Hope Franklin and Alfred A. Moss, Jr., …

Breaking stereotypes

Breaking stereotypes

BY INDHIRA SUERO ACOSTA, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Five kids, three dads–one young African-American woman. Ashley Wright, 30, fits …

Is This America? Jabaar Edmond weighs in on Childish Gambino’s message

Is This America? Jabaar Edmond weighs in on Childish Gambino’s message

BY J.A. JONES, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG —  A week later, some of the furor over Donald Glover’s, aka Childish Gambino, instant …

Happenings on the Deuces!

Happenings on the Deuces!

By Dee Uses, Contributor ST. PETERSBURG – The I-275 underpass on Seventh Avenue South and Twenty-Second Street is 90 percent complete. …

In the spirit of Mother’s Day

In the spirit of Mother’s Day

                Let us truly appreciate our mothers, caregivers and queens, overall, who hold deep spaces in our lives by …

NAACP, Miles Davis, and Tyron Lewis on view in ‘Can I Get a Witness: Photographs by Herb Snitzer’ at the MFA

NAACP, Miles Davis, and Tyron Lewis on view in ‘Can I Get a Witness: Photographs by Herb Snitzer’ at the MFA

By J.A. Jones, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG –  After 61 years photographing political change, urban life and the African-American …

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