Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Man, 91, Jailed For Threatening Pastor With Gun

Posted on 05 July 2018. CORNELIUS E. JONES               A 91-year-old man was taken into custody and charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm. His bond was set at $45,000. According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, the...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Howard Alum Opens Hotel Dedicated To Black Culture

Maya J. Boddie | Blavity While attending Howard University, Damon Lawrence worked in the hotel industry as a front desk agent, and decided he would own his own hotels one day with one exception–his business would cater exclusively to blackness. “Bl...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

What Is a Short Sale and Who Does it Benefit?

By Brian O’Connell | The Street Homebuyers looking for a good deal on a property purchase can get a price break on a short sale – if they understand the short-sale process completely. What Is a Short Sale? A short sale occurs when a home owner sel...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

What Is Escrow and Why Is It Needed?

By Brian O’Connell | The Street Homebuyers, especially first-time homebuyers, may not fully understand the issue of escrow and how it relates directly to a home purchase. But understand it they should, as escrow plays a vital – and protective – ro...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Rallying to support separated families

J.A. Jones, Staff Writer TAMPA — The “Keep Families Together” rally Saturday, June 30 at Tampa’s Joe Chillura Courthouse Square was an opportunity for all of Tampa Bay to unite and speak out against the current administration’s policies around refu...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Should Blacks Celebrate the Fourth of July?

Reggie Fullwood 2 Reggie Fullwood by Reggie Fullwood Happy Birthday America. Approximately, 242 years ago our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence. Many of the forefathers would be extremely proud of their “baby,” but most certainly e...