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WRXB has gone dark

WRXB has gone dark

Gene Danzey, picture, launched WRXB in 1975, sold it in the late 1990s and passed away on May 29, 2012. WRXB was the first black-owned …

The struggle for the Manhattan Casino and its legacy continues

The struggle for the Manhattan Casino and its legacy continues

BY V. Anita Holifield, Contributor ST. PETERSBURG – The St. Petersburg community is fortunate to have historically significant physical …

Helping people, changing lives

Helping people, changing lives

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer CLEARWATER – Pinellas Opportunity Council (POC) is in its 49th year of service to the community, and …

Read the credits

Read the credits

Ella Baker    BY KEISHA BELL Performers are applauded when taking a bow on stage. The show does not go on, however, without the input …

A call for unity

A call for unity

Dear Editor: The 2017 mayoral race in St. Petersburg is over. The incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman was re-elected by the city to serve four …

17 women who slayed in 2017 in politics, business, education & community

17 women who slayed in 2017 in politics, business, education & community

Top Row: Rene Flowers, Martina Sykes Bottom Row: Dr. Tonjua Williams, Terri Lipsey Scott   By Gypsy C. Gallardo Just in time to …

A call to action!

A call to action!

Children’s Board Heart Gallery Tampa Bay Jeremiah by Pezz Photo   TAMPA BAY – One Church One Child of Florida challenges …

I AM: Alvin J. ‘Al’ Downing

I AM: Alvin J. ‘Al’ Downing

  BY GWEN REECE Alvin J. “Al” Downing, influential jazz musician, bandleader, teacher and member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. Born in …

Supergirl Jada celebrates

Supergirl Jada celebrates

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG –Every child has an alter ego that helps them to escape the demands of school, direction …

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