Back in the day, Tropicana Field displaced the Historic Gas Plant District. Now, the City of St. Petersburg plans the community’s return.
Black History Tampa Bay
Once known for abundant farms and groves, the neighborhoods of St. Petersburg’s Childs Park have a diverse history spanning over 110 years.
This Hate is Ours to Hold: Nikesha Elise Williams processed her pain through writing after hearing the news on the Jacksonville shooting.
‘Black Pioneers: Legacy in the American West’ officially opened to the public Friday night, Sept. 9, at The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art in St. Pete.
Rosalie Peck and Jon Wilson created richly detailed chronicles of life in St. Petersburg’s historically Black neighborhoods.
In part two of our special series, we dive deeper into the history of Lincoln Cemetery and other historically Black burial grounds in the county.