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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, …

Kriseman and Nevel Come Out on Top in Survey of Black Millennials

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo Young voters surveyed over the past week by the Power Broker Media Group chose current Mayor Rick Kriseman by more than two-to-one …

Jesse Nevel

Jesse grew up in a family of Jewish activists for social justice who influenced him to take action to change the world. During his childhood in Miami, Jesse …

Eritha Akile Cainion

Akile is a 20-year-old woman, born and raised in the poor and working class sectors of the black community on the south side of St. Petersburg, Florida, by her …

Why Women Will Lead the Black Vote in St. Petersburg’s 2017 Elections

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo Whether we’re talking about the August 29th primary election or the November 7th general election, we can all be certain that …

Awakening Anti-Politics and Social Change: A Millennial Movement Inspires St. Petersburg

– By Sharlene Emmanuel Social media and the internet have changed the way we view our world, our government, our culture, and most importantly ourselves. …