Florida House passes measure to limit race-related instruction

Overriding objections from Democrats who called the measure “wrong on all levels,” the Republican-controlled Florida House on Thursday passed a bill that would limit how race-related concepts are taught in schools and in workplace training sessions.

Tampa Black-owned business featured in Forbes

A Tampa Bay woman who started her first business during the height of the pandemic has now been listed in Forbes magazine just months later as one of seven Black-owned businesses everyone should know.

St. Pete's chief of police one of Bay Areas prominent Black voices

The man in the top spot in the St. Petersburg Police Department got his start in law enforcement at a time when departments were hiring minorities in an effort to diversify their forces. At the time, he was not thinking about how his career would shape one of Florida's biggest cities.

St. Petersburg plans for new Black history museum

On Tuesday, St. Petersburg's first Black mayor, Ken Welch kicked off Black History Month by raising the African American history flag over City Hall. Community leaders say they want a new museum to preserve that history.