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Emerald Morrow

10 News Tampa Bay

Tampa, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Emerald:

George Floyd’s former Avon Park classmate and coach reflect on racism, police brutality

Floyd had strong connections to the Avon Park community. He attended South Florida Community College in the 1990s. → Read More

Amid pandemic, East Tampa faces what experts consider another public health crisis: gun violence

Public health experts say improving socioeconomic factors is one of the best ways to decrease injuries. → Read More

Renters on edge as eviction moratorium set to expire in one week

With just one week until Gov. Ron DeSantis’ moratorium on evictions expires, many renters across the Tampa Bay area fear they could soon have no place to live. → Read More

New study suggests COVID-19 immunity might only last 6 months, so how safe are you?

Doctors at USF says the nation will need to continue with testing, masks and social distancing. → Read More

How could a second coronavirus wave impact testing?

Florida is one of many states across the nation working toward a full reopening, but with coronavirus mutations already showing up in Europe and China, scientists ma → Read More

The Changing Face of Tampa: city seeks grant to expand Riverwalk

Plans to expand the downtown Tampa Riverwalk are escalating to the federal Department of Transportation. → Read More

Why Tampa Bay's African American community hasn't seen high numbers of COVID-19 cases

Data from Hillsborough County shows African Americans make up 18% of the population, 18% of COVID-19 cases and 18% of virus-related deaths. → Read More

Local seniors celebrate college decision day quarantine-style

The school district posted photos and videos of where students will be attending college in the fall. → Read More

Restaurants can reopen; here's why some are not

Restaurants must not go above 25% of percent maximum capacity. Social distancing will also apply to outdoor seating. → Read More

She lost her disabled son last month. COVID-19 means she can’t have a funeral

Karen Clay of Tampa was her son's caregiver for 39 years. Michael Phillips was disabled, and his mother couldn't be with him in the hospital. → Read More

44 potential African American graves found at shuttered Clearwater school and nonprofit property

Archaeologists with Cardno and the University of South Florida used ground-penetrating radar to make the discovery. → Read More

Locals hope for minimal neighborhood impacts at I-275 expansion hearing

Your Interstate 275 commute through the Tampa Bay area will likely undergo major changes in the next few years to accommodate the population boom and traffic. → Read More

‘Fearless Four’ talk overcoming discrimination in Tampa Police Department

When four African Americans hit a glass ceiling at TPD, they fought racism and discrimination with a federal lawsuit that changed the entire department. → Read More

Funeral home book shows records from lost black cemeteries in Clearwater, helps loved ones get answers

Records show Alexander Funeral Home burials from 1917-1947. → Read More

New exhibit follows friendship of literary giant and trailblazing photographer

The exhibit highlights how a college course with Langston Hughes forever changed the direction of Griff Davis' career in journalism and diplomacy. → Read More

State funding could memorialize erased cemeteries, but some will need more

A new funding request making its way through the state legislature could appropriate $50,000 each for two rediscovered cemeteries in Tampa. → Read More

Archaeologists search for graves from Robles/Brickyard Cemetery in Tampa

Archaeologists began work on Tuesday looking for graves from the Robles/Brickyard cemetery. → Read More

New maps change course of Clearwater cemetery search

The search for graves from an African American, segregation-era cemetery at the FrankCrum property in Clearwater is starting all over again. → Read More

All female-krewe talks breaking barriers at Gasparilla

The Krewe of Alegría was the first all-woman krewe for Gasparilla. → Read More

How neighbor opposition threatened Clearwater graves neighbors are searching for today

As Pinellas County Schools prepare to search for graves from an old African American cemetery on one of its properties, a look into the past reveals why it was moved → Read More