20-year-old black woman runs for St. Petersburg, Florida City Council on platform of reparations and black community control of the police

On Monday, March 6, 2017, 20-year-old Eritha “Akilé” Cainion threw her hat into the race to become the next councilperson for District 6 in St. Petersburg. She made the announcement while standing in front of the recently shutdown St. Petersburg, Florida Walmart with her proud parents and a group of enthusiastic supporters. “I am 20 […]

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