More than 100 new state laws took effect on July 1, covering issues from regulating electric bikes to increasing fines for bear poaching.
Since the breakfast company’s announcement that it would retire the brand, many have wondered about the history behind the character on the ubiquitous syrup bottle.
Downtown St. Petersburg was a place of celebration Friday on the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth – the day the last slaves were liberated in the American south.
154 years ago Friday, Texans celebrated the first Juneteenth.
Through ambition and hard work, Barbara Manzi broke the glass ceiling in the industry of distributing raw metals. In honor of African American Heritage, this trailblazer is what's right with Tampa Bay.
In the days of segregation, African Americans were not allowed to stay downtown, so they took rooms at a boarding house in Plant City.
Throughout the month of February, there will be one seat on each HART bus that no one can use. That’s because that one will be reserved in honor of Rosa Parks.
This year's Black History Month theme highlights over a century of voting struggles for black Americans.
From traffic lights to caller ID, here’s a few inventions created by African Americans that make life easier.
With a dream and a mission, the founder of Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is changing the artistic landscape of Sarasota.
The City of St. Petersburg continued their Black History Month tradition by raising the Dr. Carter G. Woodson flag Saturday morning to kick off the month-long celebration.
For Black History month, a non-profit is seeking volunteers to help with a weekly clean-up initiative at Historic Evergreen Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, the resting place of many of the city’s African-American leaders of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The backstory of how Black History Month became an annual celebration in the United States is often overlooked.