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Civil Rights

Bacardi Jackson, new ACLU of Florida leader, points to the “urgency of now”

Bacardi Jackson is taking the mantle as executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida.

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...

DeSantis Wants to “Protect” the Cops…..from Accountability?

Gov. DeSantis signed into law a measure to limit the reach of Civilian Review Boards that seek greater transparency and accountability for police misconduct. Does the law really do that, or is it moot as...

Madam President: Progress From Agitation in Black Tampa

Hillsborough County N.A.A.C.P. President, Yvette Lewis talk vision, reconciliation and a major event, ACT-SO: Afro-academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics. Lewis applaud progress on the race reconciliation Resolution 568 on Tampa city council and the...

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,...

Two Important Books On American Women’s Lives

Felicia Kornbluh – A Woman’s Life Is a Human Life  A Woman’s Life Is A Human Life – My Mother, Our Neighbor and the Journey from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice is the story of...

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...
Nadine Smith, executive director of Equality Florida

Equality Florida head questions sheriff’s response to killing of gay man at Tampa dog park

Nadine Smith, executive director of Equality Florida, is questioning the response by the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office to the shooting death of a gay man at a Tampa dog park who had told friends the shooter...

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...

Crisis of the US Courts, Florida Inflation

The United States courts are key to the system of checks and balances. We are witnessing a court reverse progress on settled law. Is there a crisis of the courts? A constitutional crisis? Also, inflation...

Racial Capitalism. The Language Revolution.

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza – Before Gentrification – The Creation Of DC’s Racial Wealth Gap Tanya Maria Golash-Boza delves into fascinating yet often daunting details to explain how a century of redlining, disinvestment, and the War...
MLK memorial DC

MLK Jr Day: Food Justice and Inequality

The continuing fight for food and economic justice is highlighted as we celebrate the birthday of the “Drum major for justice” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. library of Congress Hunger and homelessness speak to a...

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