Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler, husband of Moms For Liberty cofounder, accused of sexual battery by alleged menage a trois lover

Christian Ziegler, Florida’s GOP chairman and husband of Sarasota County School Board member and Moms of Liberty co-founder Bridget Ziegler, is under criminal investigation after...
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A decade after Rick Scott refused $1.25 billion from feds, a Florida lawmaker proposes $50 million for private passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Florida lawmakers are championing hundreds of projects including $50 million for Brightline to extend rail from Orlando to Tampa.
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Here comes the Sun: Talking pro women’s soccer in Tampa Bay

The new professional women’s soccer team has a name - Tampa Bay Sun FC-will kick off its inaugural season in August 2024.
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A yellow and blue soccer team logo unveiling ceremony

Responding to Food Insecurity in Florida with Gulf Coast JFCS

It’s Thanksgiving time and our thoughts turn to food and those who may not have it. Our friends from Gulf Coast JFCS joined us to...
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Get answers about open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace

Information how navigators can help you choose the Obamacare plan that’s best for you and if you are eligible for financial assistance.
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Backers say the Florida Supreme Court should OK an abortion rights initiative

Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment fired back at Florida's Attorney General Ashley Moody who wants the measure blocked from the 2024 ballot.
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A proposal in the Florida Legislature would prevent reparations to descendants of slaves

A Senate Republican filed a proposed constitutional amendment to prevent Florida from paying reparations to descendants of slaves.

Episode 20: Interview with Tarneisha Peters, Director of BBIF small business loan institution

Episode 20: Interview with Tarneisha Peters, Director of BBIF small business loan institution

Ladies First: Women Commemorated and Appreciated

The Forum was guest hosted by Annie Miles, writer and entrepreneur. She took the Fourth Estate by storm. Today historical figure Sojourner Truth and Josephine Baker were remembered. Tina Turner and Queen Latifa were celebrated....

Hearing set in a case alleging state discrimination against FAMU

On Nov. 8 a court will hear a request to dismiss a lawsuit alleging discrimination against historically Black Florida A&M University.

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen – Entrepreneur in construction

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen - Entrepreneur in construction Mr. Alexander, 3rd, CEO of AlexanderGoshen a construction business received an award for emerging excellence in the construction industry.  AlexanderGoshen...

A Critical Time for Community

Community Speaks need your support to remain on the air. Hear the end of a speech by Heather McGhee of DEMOS. Hear a special song written  and performed by local Hip Hop Artist, ADDEK. His...
Florida redistricting

Claim of racial discrimination is a key as trial starts over Florida congressional redistricting

Attorneys for voting-rights groups told federal judges that an overhaul of a North Florida congressional district in 2022 was motivated at least in part by racial discrimination and violated the U.S. Constitution.

Preserving History and Community

The Jackson House gets a historical marker and $1 million dollars for renovation. The boarding house which housed Black travelers to Tampa, FL during segregation has been neglected to a dangerous point. Over the past...

Education, Civic Engagement in the Sunshine State

Kimbery Brown-Blunt visits the Forum to announce an important Legislative Education Forum to discuss empowering communities through education, justice and civic engagement. Panelist will include elected Democratic State Senator Darryl Rouson, Representative Fentrice Driskell, Hillsborough...

Bombingham & Dynamite Hill: Birmingham Civil Rights Trail with Julie Buckner Armstrong

We are republishing a few posts that Dr. Julie Buckner Armstrong wrote for WMNF when she was researching her home town, Birmingham. She is a guest on Art in Your Ear on Friday, September 1,...

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...

Episode 20: Drew Ware owner of CEO Experience/The Ultimate Networking for Entrepreneurs’ Events

If your business needs resources; loans, networking, and collaboration with other businesses you should be there at the CEO Experience events.   CEO Experience event has keynote speakers from the business community local and state.

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