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Ethnic Tension

Pro-Palestine demonstrators arrested at University of South Florida

Listen: Activists clashed with police at the University of South Florida Monday as they set up an encampment near the middle of campus. They’re joining college activists nationwide protesting the Israel/Hamas war. “From the river...
Palestine Israel flags

Activists refuse to pay federal taxes over US funding of Israel

Listen: The United States is receiving increasing scrutiny for giving billions of dollars in financial support to Israel. One activist group is protesting the aid by refusing to pay federal taxes. Lincoln Rice has been...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Friday., October 20, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

CAIR demands safety for Americans The Israel-Hamas war has left many dead or missing, including American citizens. One Tampa non-profit is demanding the government do more to ensure the safety of all American citizens in...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Mon., October 16, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Floridians fly, not refugees Last Thursday Republican presidential candidate and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an Executive Order to fly Floridians stranded in Israel back to the US. However, the Governor says the United States...

Sarasota woman’s stepson missing after Hamas attack on Israel

One Sarasota woman is searching for her stepson, who is among the missing Israelis after Hamas's deadly attack.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., October 12, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Medicaid processing issues A state Senate committee met yesterday morning in Tallahassee to discuss Florida’s turbulent Medicaid redetermination process. One key topic on the table was excessively long wait times for Medicaid’s call center.  ...
israel palestinian Palestine solidarity protest in Tampa 15 May 2021. By Blannie Whelan/WMNF News.

Hillsborough County demonstration sparks controversy as Gov. Ron DeSantis criticizes support for Palestine

Listen: On Sunday, hundreds gathered near Tampa to show support to the people of Palestine. However,  Governor DeSantis took to social media to call the demonstrations abhorrent. The demonstration came after Hamas fighters attacked Israel...

Episode 19: Earnest Coney Chief Executive of CDC of Tampa

CDC of Tampa is a social service organization that is responsible for making society better by providing skills for the modern workforce, real estate for low to affordable housing, and youth programs.  This CDC organization...

An Unequal Democracy

Heather McGhee, a distinguished Senior Fellow at the Public-Policy Center DEMOS deliver a speech which asks “Who is an American?” Has U.S. Democracy become as Unequal as our Economy? Perhaps the question to ask is:...

Episode 17: Pro Se Experience in Federal Courts by Andrea Debose

In the federal court system, over three hundred thousand Pro Se represent themselves. A look into the Pro Se world was defending self in Federal Courts and winning. Today the interview will be with Ms. Andrea...

A Wake Up Call

Walter urged listeners to “Wake up” to the struggle and covers a host of issues to highlight the need for political organization in a crucial time. A review of local calls for community engagement regarding...

Justice and Equity

A wide-ranging discussion about economic justice, the inequality resulting from the closing and repurposing of Just Elementary School serving predominantly Black communities. Neo-colonialism and the Black petis bourgeois who imitate white racist policies to the...

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