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Seminole gambling

Florida lawmakers look at recognizing tribes

State recognition of three Native American tribes in the Panhandle has been proposed in the Florida House and the Senate in 2024.
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Transgender student rights Students walked out of a Broward County high school to support trans rights. A transgender student played on the girls’ volleyball team, leading to school staff being investigated.   Global temps foreshadow...
Santa Rosa Band of the Lower Muscogee Tribe in Florida

A bill would lead to Florida recognizing three panhandle tribes

Florida would give state recognition to three Native American tribes in the Panhandle, under a bill filed by a Pensacola Republican.
Seminole gambling

Florida’s sports betting plan is put on hold by the U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halted a ruling allowing the Seminole Tribe of Florida to offer sports betting throughout the state.
Seminole gambling

Seminole Tribe of Florida gets a legal victory in its sports betting case

A court denied a rehearing after upholding a deal giving the Seminole Tribe control over sports betting throughout Florida.

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...

Florida Indigenous activist sets out on mission to heal men of his home Lakota tribe

The spirit of the Lakota tribe came to St. Petersburg this Saturday as members of Florida Indigenous Rights and Environmental Equality raised funds and awareness for a project to bring healing back home. The Common...

Florida Indigenous activists protest massacres of native children at Christian schools in Canada

Indigenous rights activists gathered in St. Petersburg this weekend to demand action from the Catholic Church following the discovery of more than 1,000 graves filled with native children. The children were killed at schools in...

Considering America’s Soul

In his new book, American Rule – How A Nation Conquered The World But Failed Its People writer and political analyst Jared Yates Sexton takes us on a journey through the history of the United...
Trump supporters suqare off with Black Lives Matter protesters

Protesters react to Trump’s Florida trip: “Get out of Tampa”

President Trump flew to Tampa, Florida for a fundraising event last Friday afternoon with hundreds of supporters greeting him along his motorcade route to The Pelican Club in the Belleair neighborhood of Pinellas County. Attendees...

Car vs Protester: driver released and protester arrested.

On Saturday a protester was hospitalized and arrested after being struck and carried off by a vehicle that had driven through a demonstration in Hyde Park. About 50 people had gathered to show support for activist and...

Activists Protest Killing of Civilians by Border Patrol

Last Wednesday in Tampa’s Ybor City a group of about a dozen people protested the killing of people in Mexico by US Border Patrol agents. The Associated Press is reporting this morning that: “U.S. authorities...

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