Vote Smart: An Informed Voter is a Powerful Voter

This year’s election includes the office of the president. As one can imagine, information is  being spewed out at neck breaking speed. Some will be voting for the first, others not so much. At any rate, being an informed voter is a must. Listed below is some helpful information for both the new and experienced voter. The spin masters are working overtime, so it is imperative that voters educate themselves concerning this upcoming election. The supreme court, police abolishment, voting rights, education, housing, and  healthcare are all on the table.…

We Are Not Powerless – Ahmaud Arbery

We Are Not Powerless! It is a phrase that I repeat to myself anytime I am faced with news that is designed to render me powerless.  In this case, it is the death of Ahmaud Arbery at the hands of three violent and blood thirsty white men, Gregory and Travis McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan. The murder occurred on February 23rd.  The first prosecutor, District Attorney Jackie Johnson of Brunswick recused herself because Gregory used to work in the office with her.    At Ahmuaud’s mother’s request, District Attorney George…

Dismantling Systems that Enable Police Terror

Dismantling Systems that Enable Police Terror  In response to the growing number immigrants in the United States, “the first publicly funded, organized police force with officers on duty full-time was created in Boston in 1838.”   Enforcement looks totally different when black bodies are involved. The horror stories of the treatment of slaves is no secret.  Being subjected to and threatened with death from noncompliance is something that black people are all too familiar with.  Black people have marched, cried and died surrounding the death of their peers at the hands…

Caprice Edmond – Candidate for Pinellas County School Board District 7

Experience, passion, and dedication both inside and outside of the classroom are qualities needed in a school board candidate and Caprice Edmond holds all of those plus more. Too often the practice of placing individuals in leadership that do not reflect the community of which they represent has been the tale of the tape in politics, especially in Pinellas County. However, in this race the community has been very vocal in its backing of Edmond because of her outstanding leadership and presence. Significant campaign endorsements have been received by, the…

Tampa Bay Breakfast Club Hosts Virtual Conversation with Pinellas County Sheriff Candidates.

Tampa Bay Breakfast Club Hosts Virtual Conversation with Pinellas County Sheriff Candidates. The Tampa Bay Breakfast Club with support from the  Florida Immigrant Coalition, Organize Florida and Tampa Dream Defenders, hosted  a virtual conversation segment with candidates seeking to become or remain Sheriff of Pinellas County. Black and Brown citizens are disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system and determining who gets to lead the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department, makes this particular race of utter importance.  The segment was moderated by Pastor Andy Oliver of Allendale Methodist Church and Film…

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