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Justice for Markeis

Justice for Markeis

Photos courtesy of Jabaar Edmond. The Rev. Al Sharpton, Atty. Benjamin Crump and the McGlockton family held a press conference and rally …

Eric Atwater bringing family legacy back to MLK

Eric Atwater bringing family legacy back to MLK

Erika and Eric Atwater   J.A. Jones, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Any Burg native knows Atwater’s and knows the name is …

Tropicana Master Plan: Scenario 2 reveals conceptual plans for post-Rays development

Tropicana Master Plan: Scenario 2 reveals conceptual plans for post-Rays development

By J.A. Jones, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — The City of St. Petersburg revealed the second part of its conceptual redevelopment …

Plessy v. Ferguson: The beginning of Jim Crow

Plessy v. Ferguson: The beginning of Jim Crow

By Jacqueline Hubbard After Reconstruction, the United States Supreme Court on May 18, 1896, issued an opinion in the case of Plessy v. …

The Donaldsons

The Donaldsons

The Donaldsons operated a concession stand on South Mole, a former all-black beach now known as Demens Landing.   By Gwendolyn Reese …

Her blood, sweat and tears

Her blood, sweat and tears

by Keisha Bell Are you aware of her cries, or have they faded out amongst the sounds of cash machines and continued injustices? The last of …

Providing scholarships for the youth

Providing scholarships for the youth

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Gibbs High School counselor and Phi Beta Sigma member Javarius Green …

Making it fit

Making it fit

  By Dexter McCree, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Natasha Walker is an attractive, dark complexioned woman who is confident in …

Times Editorial Board & Sheriff Gualtieri just plain wrong

Times Editorial Board & Sheriff Gualtieri just plain wrong

Dear Editor: Immediately following Rev. Al Sharpton’s visit to Clearwater, the Tampa Bay Times scripted an editorial calling Rev. Al …

Nite Riders host annual back-to-school bash

Nite Riders host annual back-to-school bash

The Nite Riders Van Club By Jeffrey Zanker, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Giving back has been central to the Nite Riders Van Club …

The Emma L. Walker Educational and End Stage Renal Disease Scholarship

The Emma L. Walker Educational and End Stage Renal Disease Scholarship

In 2009, Janice Starling-Williams (pictured) founded the St. Petersburg All Kidney Patients Support Group to offer assistance to kidney …

Overuse of antibiotics and its consequences

Overuse of antibiotics and its consequences

When antibiotics are prescribed for unnecessary conditions, numerous adverse problems arise. Antibiotics kill bacteria and not viruses; …

Working together to end HIV

Working together to end HIV

Bridget Narvaez, RN, Director of Medical and Educational Services EPIC (Empath Partners in Care)   By LaShante Keys, Empath Health …

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