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Sen. Darryl Rouson sets the election bar high with support in Hillsborough

State Sen. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg, started off the Hillsborough County portion of his 2022 re-election campaign setting a high bar for any Tampa-based …

September 8: City Council D2 & D6 Candidate Forum Event

$25.00 – $35.00 Visit www.tigerbay.org to register to attend. Members $25, Guests $35 Suncoast Tiger Bay returns to in-person meetings with a the first in …

In Their Words: 3 Things Each Candidate Will Do to Make Life Better for African Americans in St. Petersburg

By Jeffery Peaten, III Tomorrow’s primary is just hours away. Three seats for St. Petersburg City Council are on the ballot tomorrow, not to mention nine …

Why won’t you protect our children?

Florida and Texas currently lead the nation in COVID-19 cases. One of the most troublesome statistics associated with Florida’s newly found distinction is …

Mhariel Summers: Looking for answers and finding them in politics

Mhariel Summers wasn’t looking to enter politics when she decided to go back to college in 2016 — she was looking for answers. Summers, 30, was …

Blackmon’s Post re “Spanish Bartender” Offers 3 Lessons on Racial & Ethnic Identity

(St. Petersburg) – The Tampa Bay Times reported Saturday on a cache of old Facebook posts by mayoral candidate and City Councilmember Robert Blackmon …

5 Reasons So Many Black Voters Still Unsure in St. Pete Mayoral Election

Poll results released Friday show three times more Black voters undecided in St. Pete’s mayoral race, compared to the 2017 election. Over 15% of Black voters …

Who is Rick Baker Really Backing for Mayor? His Money Says Blackmon; But Newton Camp Suggests Otherwise

Two weeks out from the August 24th primary election in St. Petersburg, it’s still an open question as to which mayoral candidate has the backing of …

Former St. Pete Mayor Reveals Playbook for Blocking Black Housing Development; Antique Documents Shed Light on Structural Racism

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo In 1948, St. Petersburg Vice Mayor Samuel Johnson (who later served as mayor, 1951 to 1957), openly confessed to the collusion of …

How St. Pete became the first city in Florida to adopt a CBA Policy

It was a turnaround success when the St. Petersburg City Council voted unanimously last Thursday to adopt a long-hoped-for Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) …

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