Saint Petersburg

Fight for $15 rally in Tampa part of a bigger social & living wage movement

Strikes, walkouts and rallies in Tampa and Saint Petersburg were part of a nationwide protest demanding a 15 dollar an hour minimum wage. Tuesday’s events in the Tampa Bay metro area culminated with a rally...

Things you need to know about collecting African-American Art

Knowing what to buy is as important as liking what you buy when collecting African-American Art. Gallerie 909, of Saint Petersburg, is situated in the historic African American neighborhood the Deuces is working to make...

Grassroots organization harassed by cops in Saint Pete for feeding the hungry

  Grassroots organization faces challenges in getting undernurished fed. Last evening as the sun set on Mirror Lake in downtown Saint Petersburg Food not Bombs catered a vegan and vegetarian homemade buffet. A small group...

Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee Eckerd College Interview

Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee is engaging as she urges for community outreach. Last evening at Eckerd College in Saint Petersburg the Liberian Nobel Peace Prize winner spoke to students, staff and residents about the global...

Escher dazzles at the Dali Museum in Saint Petersburg

A new art exhibit showcases M.C. Escher ability to make the surreal look real. Saturday 22 August the Dali Museum in Saint Petersburg unveiled an exhibit dedicated to this 20th century Dutch artist. The longer...

Over the rainbow: St. Petersburg LGBT Pride Parade

On the heels of several Supreme Court decisions, the LBGT Pride parade in Saint Petersburg capped off a historically progressive week

Floridians tell Tallahassee: do your job, pass a budget and fund Amendment One

Citizens demand Florida legislators uphold their duty and pass a budget to properly fund Amendment One

Historical amnesia about lynching in St. Petersburg: the John Evans plaque

A small aluminum plaque, memorializing a victim of Saint Petersburg racial violence in 1914, is collecting dust in city archives.

Workers strike and rally in St. Petersburg demanding higher minimum wage

The fight for $15 movement, advocating a $15 an hour minimum wage, took their grievance to the steps of Saint Pete City Hall.

The fate of the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Museum takes a possible upturn

The city of Saint Petersburg is poised to buy the Dr. Carter G Woodson African-American museum and museum's administration is reservedly upbeat

Report exposes link between dirty money and Florida’s dirty waterways

The advocacy group, Environment Florida, exposes top water polluters and the influence of dark money flowing into Florida in a report released today.

St. Pete police chief and mayor want a social contract with the community

at Gibbs High School in south St. Pete, citizens and police officers chatted about ways to make the police presence feel more responsive in the community.

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