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Rick Kriseman to fly Carter Woodson African American History Museum flag in honor of Black History Month

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In honor of Black History Month, St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman will raise the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum flag over City Hall. This is the 40th anniversary of Black History Month, which is held throughout February each year. The move comes not only as an honor to the museum in recognition of African-American history and the fight for civil rights through American history, but as the city’s commitment to ensuring the survival of the museum located in…

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Rick Kriseman says St. Pete will purchase Carter G. Woodson African-American History Museum

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The City of St. Pete will buy the Carter G. Woodson African-American History Museum. Mayor Rick Kriseman announced he will work with City Council and staff to begin the process. The first step is figuring out how much to pay for the Midtown building. “There’s a lot to do and it will not happen overnight,” Kriseman said. Next steps also include figuring out how to pay for the building once a purchase price is determined. The city will also have…

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