WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Monday, March 6th, 2023

Tampa election The last day to vote in the City of Tampa election is tomorrow. On Sunday, members of historically black churches, elected officials, and campaign volunteers joined together for “Souls to the Polls,” a community-based event to raise awareness on voting. WMNF board member, Yvette Lewis, is the president of the Hillsborough County Branch… Read more »

Living Just Enough For The City

Nicole Payne is a candidate for Tampa city council elections and joins the forum discussing housing affordability and ‘Souls To The Polls’. “Eracism” is charged against the powers that be regarding development over black cemeteries forgotten to time and continued erasure of Black History. Noreen Copeland-Miller and Eileen Henderson talk about the “Save Memorial Park”… Read more »

“LEST WE FORGET” on Morning Energy

Election Day is one of the most important days in American History because it provides an opportunity for citizens to exercise their Democratic right to vote. Election day has been occurring in the United States since the late 1800s and November was chosen as the month for Election Day, largely out of cultural farming conveniences (https://www.history.com/news/why-is-election-day-a-tuesday-in-november).  Another important historical… Read more »