Barbara Rhode, founder of the Red Tent Women’s Initiative in St. Petersburg, talks about the non-profit’s trauma-centered program that gives women at the end of their incarceration counseling, education and the tools for a successful life after confinement. She was joined by Melissa Greene, a past participant in the Red Tent Initiative. We also heard from state Rep. Dianne Hart, from Tampa, who chairs the Florida Legislative Black Caucus, a group of established in the 1960s. She talked to WaveMakers about Gov. Ron DeSantis, Black history and her efforts to bring more humane conditions to Florida’s prison system.
Florida bill to allow people to carry concealed weapons without licenses will get a quick hearing
The Florida House next week will move quickly on a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons without licenses.
New College of Florida president is ousted; Richard Corcoran is named its new president
A revamped New College of Florida Board of Trustees removed President Patricia Okker & replaced her with Richard Corcoran.
Unlock your weight loss potential with Dr. Dan Cardelicchio
In this podcast episode, Dan Cardelicchio seeks to motivate, educate, and inspire listeners to break the cycle of poor lifestyle choices and weight gain, but discovers the complex neurological, physical, and emotional components of weight loss that must be addressed for lasting success.
Here’s what Dan Cardelicchio and I cover:
1. How does emotional eating manifest in our lives and what can we do to break the cycle?
2. How does neuroplasticity relate to weight loss and what impact does it have?
3. What are the potential health risks of consuming gluten and how can we test for it?
Dan Cardelicchio is a chiropractor and an adjunct professor at the University of Bridgeport with an MS degree in Human Nutrition. He is a functional medicine practitioner, offering advanced functional lab testing to create personalized programs of care to help people achieve their weight loss goals.
Black History Celebration and Film Fest, Police Violence
Frank Crum from Tampa’s Black History Celebration Committee to discuss the theme of the Film Fest: Black Love. A sponsor also will raise funds for a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) scholarship. Laura Rodriquez officially joins the Fourth Estate crew. Jose Vasquez, a local Candidate for a Tampa City Council City-wide seat, talks police… Read more »
The Fabulous, Fearless, And Infamous Abortionist. 2023 Oscar Nominations Assessed.
In her epilogue to Madame Restell, author Jennifer Wright says, “Around the world, women are gaining greater control over their bodies. Though not in America. So, tell the next generation that there was a time when we owned our bodies. Tell them they still deserve to, and that, whatever the age, it is not the… Read more »
City officials in Florida could face increased disclosure rules
Florida elected municipal leaders & appointed city and county managers, may have to provide more-detailed accounts of their personal finances
“The Importance of Self-Education” on Morning Energy
Since 2005, many people from around the world have been collectively commemorating the loss of victims of the Holocaust. January 27th was chosen as the International Holocaust Remembrance day because this day marks the anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi Concentration and Extermination camps by Soviet Troops). January 2023’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day came… Read more »
Elisha Bixler: Bee saving and bee keeping
Elisha Bixler is the owner of How’s Your Day Honey, a live bee relocation and honey business located St Petersburg, Fl.
Holocaust Remembrance Day
Michael Igel, Chair of the Florida Holocaust Museum discusses his family’s own Holocaust experiences, the importance of Holocaust remembrance, Holocaust education in the age of “Stop Woke,” the rise of anti-Semitism… again, how to address it, and more.
City Council member Lynn Hurtak on working with the Mayor
Tampa City Council member Lynn Hurtak talks about transportation, affordable housing, sustainabilty and working with the Mayor.
Duke Energy & Tampa Electric customers face higher bills
Duke Energy and Tampa Electric are seeking state approval to pass along hundreds of millions of dollars in additional costs to customers.
High school students from Sweden point out differences with the U.S. like guns and free health care & college
We talked with students from Sweden about what it’s like in the U.S. compared to Sweden for things like health care and education.
Long COVID: Diagnosing & Treating Chronic Inflammation
Experience the power of AI in healthcare and take the first step towards finding relief from long COVID and other chronic illnesses with the Healthy Steps radio show.
Here’s what I cover in this episode:
1. Uncovering the mystery behind long-COVID, and evidence-based opinions of Dr. Fred Harvey
2. Exploring the latest diagnostic process designed to identify patients with long-COVID, and the implications of the findings for treatment.
3. Examining how Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing health care and helping us better to understand the complex mechanisms behind chronic inflammatory conditions.
Florida closes a deal to protect Peace River valley land in DeSoto and Hardee Counties
Florida has closed on a $37.8 million deal to keep more than 16,000 acres of ranch land in Southwest Florida from future development.
In Florida, Kamala Harris vows to ‘never back down’ on abortion rights
In Florida, Vice President Kamala Harris vowed that she and President Biden will “never back down” on abortion rights.
Judge blasts Governor Ron DeSantis but dismisses Andrew Warren’s lawsuit
A judge found that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ suspension of Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren violated the law. But the judge ruled that he lacked the power to reinstate Warren.
No Advanced Placement studies in Florida so far
Fallout from the blocking of AP African American studies in Florida which is being tested in 60 schools across the U.S. More discussion on the environment.
The Optimism Of Jared Yates Sexton. UFOs Or UAPs? New Music To Indulge In
Jared Yates Sexton – The Midnight Kingdom – A History Of Power, Paranoia, And The Coming Crisis “I realize people think of me as a doom-sayer” announces Jared Yates Sexton at the beginning of our conversation, Then, he admits, “After writing this book, I’m optimistic!” That’s quite a statement from a writer who is known… Read more »
A new bill is being proposed in Florida to reduce taxes on affordable housing
A new bill (SB 220 and HB 229)is being proposed that would reduce taxes on affordable housing units in Florida.