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Why I Endorse Kriseman and Scruggs in this Tide-Turning Primary Election

– By Pastor G. Gregg Murray, Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church As we wind down to the August 29th primary election, I have seen and heard a lot coming …

Because silence is deadly and inaction = complicity

– By Rev. William Gravely I was about to lay low and say nothing in this city election cycle. My attitude was “let the chips fall where they may.” …

New Survey: Eritha and Maria Driving Energy in District 6 Race

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo After scrapping our first attempt to survey voters about District 6, and scrubbing responses from our second survey (concluded …

Legally, St. Pete mayoral race is nonpartisan. Truthfully, party matters

This article originally appeared on Tampa Bay Times. – By Adam C. Smith, Tampa Bay Times ST. PETERSBURG — The job of mayor, Rick Kriseman said in a …

Toward the REAL Story of St. Petersburg’s Black Economy

– By Imam Askia Muhammad Aquil On August 6, 2017, the Tampa Bay Times published a lengthy front-page article under the headline “Poverty keeps stubborn …

Latest Poll: Kriseman Climbs in Black Vote; Baker and Lassiter Hold Steady

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo The latest poll, conducted yesterday by StPetePolls, shows a dramatic shift in the split of St. Petersburg’s black vote heading …

City Council District 6 Candidate James Scott

Mayor Rick Baker: Candidate for Mayor

Robert Blackmon: Candidate for City Council District 6

Who Really Wants The Black Vote?

– by Keisha Bell Which political party really wants the support and vote of the black community at-large?  At some point, black people must step back …