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Matthew Bane and Michelle Ellena are part of a group trying to save Egmont Key.

Non-profit group working to protect historic Egmont Key from sea level rise

Egmont Key, a 250-acre island at the mouth of Tampa Bay, is rich in history and wildlife but is threatened by sea level rise. A volunteer group is trying to mitigate that and is looking...

Nonviolent Resistance. A Presidential Candidate Vs. Democracy

A Ministry of Risk – Philip Berrigan’s Writings on Peace and Nonviolence Edited by Brad Wolf From the battlefields of World War II to the front lines of peace activism, Philip Berrigan evolved from soldier...
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Here are some Memorial Day events in Tampa Bay

A variety of groups around the Tampa Bay area are holding events throughout the Memorial Day weekend to honor fallen members of the military. Some groups will hold remembrance services and others festivals and backyard...

Fire and Ice: The story of Ersula Odom, trailblazing black business owner of Sula Too

Fire and Ice Interviewed: Ersula Odom, Black Business owner of Sula Too located in the Tampa Bay Area. Ms. Odom, owner of Sula Too publishing company, is located, in the Ersula's History Shop, at 1421 Tampa...

Fire and Ice interviewed: Richard a Black Business Owner of The Elite Factory, in the TampaBay Area

Fire and Ice interviewed: Richard a Black Business Owner of The Elite Factory, in the TampaBay Area a professional gym that welcome everyone to train and develop good health habit whether you are up...

Conspiring To Confuse

Conspiracies theories are everywhere. In mere moments after the Baltimore Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse wild speculation erupted. It was terrorists. It was a government plot. Five days after the massive steel truss bridge was...

Ashley Gantt, Mike Beltran, discuss the 2024 Florida legislative session

The Skinny survived Mitch Perry’s 60-day exile in Tallahassee, and today he returned to the WMNF Tampa studio to start a recap of the legislative session that should run a few weeks. Democratic Ashley Gantt,...

Women’s History Month: Power of Fight

Women were instrumental in saving two schools headed for closure in Tampa. Women fight and win consequential battles with little notoriety. Women historically have had to battle against slavery and empowered the abolitionist movement, against...

Beach Wade-in Civil Disobedience

Host Patró Mabíli commemorate the protest energy of the Civil Rights Movement. This is a mission to ‘Know Their Names’. Those who were enslaved, those who resisted Injustice and those who were lynched in the...

Desegregation launched a Political Revolution: Black History Month commemoration

Host Patró Mabíli sheds light on Community Speaks. The 1948 order desegregating the U.S. armed forces started a momentum of desegregation culminating in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Also, hope for compensation justice for...

The Right To Protest

The Tampa 5, female protesters arrested at USF, will not face trial but have agreed to community service as part of a year-long diversion program. Why did the police escalate the physical contact if there...

Episode 20: Interview with Tarneisha Peters, Director of BBIF small business loan institution

Episode 20: Interview with Tarneisha Peters, Director of BBIF small business loan institution

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