THE 'BURG VOTES

Opinion

Turnout Tanked in Black Precincts in Pinellas; It’s Time to Talk About Why

Image Oprah Magazine/OWEN GILDERSLEEVE – Gypsy C. Gallardo for Power Broker Media Group In one of the most politically active African American …

FYI to Pinellas County Leaders – Black Folks Don’t Do “Step” and “Half” the Same as White People; Brody Should Get His Job Back

Photograph by Robin Hammond, Nat Geo Image Collection – Gypsy C. Gallardo for Power Broker Media Group Last Friday, Senior Assistant Pinellas County …

Bloomberg’s $3.5 Million Spend w/ Black Media is Peanuts, But He’s Putting His Money Where His Mouth Is

– Gypsy C. Gallardo for Power Broker Media Group (Image by Tennessee Tribune) On February 12th, the nation’s leading black media trade organization …

Amendment & Candidate Picks by Rene Flowers

  Rene Flowers is Chairperson of the Pinellas County School Board; she is school board member for District 7. Rene Flowers Picks #RidetheBlueWAVE United …

Black Leaders Disagree on 12 Constitutional Amendments

This year’s crop is one of the largest yet of constitutional amendments that Florida voters will have to decide. Twelve amendments in all will appear on your …

Amendment Positions by Florida Senator Darryl Rouson

Florida Senator Darryl Rouson is current Chairman of the Pinellas County Legislative Delegation; he represents Senate District 19 and was one of 37 members of …

Amendment Positions by Pinellas Commissioner Ken Welch

Ken Welch is Chairman of the Pinellas Board of County Commissioners; he represents District 7. My positions on the 12 amendments Amendment 1 – No: this …

Gillum “crushed it” in South St. Pete; but will enough white voters back him to win Pinellas?

Attorney Bridgette Michelle and family with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum in August 2018 at St. Pete’s Rush Hour restaurant Andrew …

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 …

I continue the fight by backing Mayor Rick Kriseman

Anthony Cates pictured above with then newly elected Mayor Rick Kriseman in 2013 -By Anthony Cates, III I ran for Mayor to create opportunity for all of St. …