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Florida Can’t Block Former Felons From Voting If They Owe Money And Can’t Pay: Judge

October 21, 2019 – From HuffPost.com  Florida election officials can’t block a group of nearly 20 people with felony convictions from registering to …

In the U.S., black, brown and poor people suffer the most from environmental contamination

Washington Post At the end of August, the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency released its Affordable Clean Energy Plan to reduce carbon …

Tyler Perry donates $100K to Andrew Gillum

  Miami Times Online  The interest of national media in the high-wattage race for Florida Governor may have faded in recent days; however, Democrat …

Enough of the Insanity: What We Need is a Little “Crazy” this Election Cycle

– By Cesar Garcia For anyone who knows me, you have heard me say this before: the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting …

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 …

A Lakeside Chat with Theresa “Momma Tee” Lassiter

Black Votes & Voter Turnout Rates

Mayoral, Midterm & Presidential Elections, 2001 to 2016 Black Vote as Share of Total Vote – City of St. Petersburg Select elections 2001 to 2016 …

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 …

That Candidate “Look”- Questioning your own Sub-Conscious Bias about Black Candidates

– By Attorney Keisha Bell In determining the most “qualified” candidate, does the “look of leadership” matter to you?  Do you …