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17 Women Who Slayed in 2017

In Business, Education, Politics, & The Arts –          By Gypsy C. Gallardo Just in time to cozy-in for the holiday and New Year break, the …

5 Quick Facts: The Black Vote Factor in Yesterday’s Contest

The victors: newly re-elected Mayor Rick Kriseman and Deputy Mayor Dr. Kanika Tomalin at last night’s celebration – By Gypsy C. Gallardo Yesterday’s …

Take this seriously: 4x more black voters still undecided in mayor’s race

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo It’s incredible that 18% of likely black voters are still undecided in St. Pete’s mayoral race, according to the newest and final …

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 …

NEW: Black & Latino Turnout Broke Records Last Week!

–By Gypsy C. Gallardo Just after 2 p.m. today, the Supervisor of Elections released data on the racial make-up of voters in last week’s primary …

So now what? What about the black agenda for District 6

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo By now it’s widely known that yesterday’s recount by the Supervisor of Elections settled the question of who will vie for our votes …

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 …

Who really won black precincts last night

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo; WUSF News Photo The Tampa Bay Times reported last night that former Mayor Rick Baker won Midtown precincts by about 340 votes, which …