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Lizzie Donald: 100 years and counting

Lizzie Donald: 100 years and counting

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – “I don’t know if you heard me, but I said 100 years!” boomed Roderick Green, …

Winning Reading Boost

Winning Reading Boost

BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Kids don’t typically rate learning over the summer as an activity on par with riding …

Black to School

Black to School

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — The Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum celebrated “Black to …

The line is drawn in the blood of black children

The line is drawn in the blood of black children

Dear Editor: I’d first like to start this off by appreciating those who, in light of this tragedy, support those who have been murdered. …

No permanent friends, no permanent enemies, only permanent issues

No permanent friends, no permanent enemies, only permanent issues

BY LESLIE WIMES Bob Johnson, one of the founders of Black Entertainment Television, is coming to St. Petersburg. He, through his company …

Rest in power: Jimmie Goshey, Dejarae Thomas, and Keontae Brown

Rest in power: Jimmie Goshey, Dejarae Thomas, and Keontae Brown

Dear Editor: On the morning of Aug. 6, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department released to the city that six African teenagers were …

Reparations and justice for the three black teens murdered by Pinellas Sheriff’s Department

Reparations and justice for the three black teens murdered by Pinellas Sheriff’s Department

Dear Editor: The murder of Dejarae Thomas, 16, Jimmie Goshey, 14 and Keontae Brown, 16, by the Sheriff’s Department Aug. 6 in Palm Harbor …

Edifyd Praisers bid farewell

Edifyd Praisers bid farewell

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG –The husband and wife team known of Edifyd Praisers threw a party at the Enoch Davis …

Veterans get it done on time!

Veterans get it done on time!

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Having served in the United States Army for 10 years as a military police officer, Ada …

Food Is Medicine expands reach to Campbell Park

Food Is Medicine expands reach to Campbell Park

BY MOLLY HUNSINGER, Neighborhood News Bureau ST. PETERSBURG – Food Is Medicine, a nationally-recognized program that provides health …

Elder Johnnie Lee Williams called to final rest

Elder Johnnie Lee Williams called to final rest

BY Dexter McCree, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Growing up in the Highland Oaks neighborhood on 23rd Street South, the children, …

Molding our youth as champions for the future

Molding our youth as champions for the future

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Last Friday, the City of St. Petersburg hosted an event celebrating this year’s …

BCDI celebrates a year of success

BCDI celebrates a year of success

BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — The Black Child Development Institute (BCDI) of the Greater Tampa Bay Chapter held its …

It’s not too late to get that summer body!

It’s not too late to get that summer body!

BY SHANGO NTOYAMBAA, Contributor ST. PETERSBURG — This time of year is the greatest time to get the summer body you’ve always wanted. …

Pinellas hosts two Global Latch On events

Pinellas hosts two Global Latch On events

  BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Mothers and babies bonded at the Global Big Latch On breastfeeding event held at …

Want to lower your Medicare costs?

Want to lower your Medicare costs?

  Many seniors and individuals with disabilities enrolled in Medicare contact agencies for assistance because they are having financial …

Stubborn poverty in Midtown

Stubborn poverty in Midtown

Dear Editor: The Tampa Bay Times published an article in last Sunday’s paper about the stubborn poverty in Midtown that the city could …

Why I endorse Eritha Akile Cainion for District 6 City Council and Jesse Nevel for Mayor

Why I endorse Eritha Akile Cainion for District 6 City Council and Jesse Nevel for Mayor

BY OMALI YESHITELA I endorse the campaigns of Eritha Akile Cainion and Jesse Nevel for District 6 City Council seat and mayor respectively. …

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