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The Mayoral Morning After…

By Ken Welch, Vice Chairman of the Pinellas County Commission This local election cycle has been remarkable in a number of ways. The Mayor’s race has set new …

For Opportunity, For Inclusion, I endorse Kriseman for Mayor

– By Rev. Dr. Deborah Green, President & C.E.O. of Earth Mission Endorses Kriseman Today, I Rev. Dr. Deborah R. Green, President & C.E.O. of …

For the record

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

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 data on poverty in St. …

Black Democrats “Defect” in St. Pete Elections

(Lessons from History & for the Next Two Months) – By Gypsy C. Gallardo Several media outlets have highlighted the fact that a significant share of …

Black-White Divide in District 6 Results

The brave eight souls who competed in the District 6 race; from left – James Scott, Maria Scruggs, Jim Jackson, Justin Bean, Eritha Cainion, Gina Driscoll, …

Justin Bean, Gina Driscoll finish one-two in St. Pete District 6 race; Recount likely

– by Phil Ammann An eight-person field has narrowed to Justin Bean and Gina Driscoll in the St. Petersburg City Council District 6 race. They will …

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. They are …

NEW: Kriseman Edges Ahead of Baker in Black Vote; Nevel Inches Up

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo Just six days out from the primary election, Mayor Rick Kriseman has edged ahead of Baker in the black vote for the first time, …

Facts re: Fight for the Manhattan; Anybody Interested?

Above: Gloria Campbell & Chuck Egerter, President & Secretary of the Manhattan Casino Legacy Collaborative, were key drivers behind the group’s …