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Human Rights

Redemption Radio

Thad Bereday, host of the Redemption Radio podcast, a former lawyer and former prison inmate, and his pastor, Rev. Justin LaRosa of The Portico, a non-traditional, social justice-focused church in downtown Tampa, both join Shelley...

MidPoint: Legal issues in the news

Former Chair of the Florida ACLU Legal Panel James Shaw Jr. joined Shelley for an open discussion to share some of the interesting legal issues in the news.

“Commemorating World Humanitarian Day” on Morning Energy

World Humanitarian Day is a global celebration dedicated to honoring people who have dedicated and in some cases lost their lives during their steadfast commitment towards helping others. World Humanitarian Day was founded by the...

‘Not a short-term fight’: the Tampa Bay Abortion Fund is in it for the long haul

The U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision last week, ending the federal constitutional right to abortion, unleashed a flurry of emotions. Shock. Fear. Desperation. And for anti-abortion advocates, a sense...

Surly Voices: the voices at stake with Roe v. Wade

Following Politico’s publication of a leaked document from the United States Supreme Court, noting its intentions to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case, the controversy has been loud. However, the voices being amplified, such...

MidPoint: Tampeño provides relief in Ukraine

As the tense war continues between Ukraine and Russia, one Tampa local has helped make an impact and provide relief to those in need. Mark Wright, a local Tampa attorney who recently spent time at...
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St. Pete activist group hosts community event to discuss housing justice

The People's Council of St. Petersburg is hosting a community event Wednesday night to discuss solutions to address the local housing crisis.

Community activist Connie Burton looks to fill Tampa City Council vacancy

Applications opened this week for members of the public who wish to fill the City Council vacancy left by former City Council member John Dingfelder, who resigned earlier this month over a contentious public records...

Surly Voices: Civil Rights are still our fight

This week on Surly Voices, hosts Liz and Donna tackle the modern movements of civil rights, both within the state of Florida and outside. From the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill to the anniversary of Bloody...

“Having A Heart Of Compassion” on Morning Energy

There is a saying that, “No Man Is An Island”.  This saying comes from a sermon by the seventeenth-century English author John Donne, and means no one is truly self-sufficient and that we all must...

Reproductive rights advocates want you to eat tacos and drink beer to support abortion services

A group of reproductive rights advocates is challenging social media to eat tacos and drink beer for charity. The Tampa Bay Abortion Fund launched one of its flagship fundraising events in Safety Harbor this week....

A Blueprint For Global Action

Robin Broad and John Cavanagh are passionate about their cause. The story they tell in The Water Defenders – How Ordinary People Saved A Country From Corporate Greed tells the inspirational story of a community...

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