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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

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 …

“I did not endorse Baker,” one pastor speaks; others reveal same

Pastor Ron Gibson (above) celebrating his anniversary at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church – By Gypsy C. Gallardo It was one week ago that I spoke …

Crib Sheet: Differences between “Midtown,” “South St. Pete,” and “Black”

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo Most everyone knows that the area located south of Central Avenue is home to a lion’s share of St. Petersburg’s black …