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Fire and Ice interviewed: Richard a Black Business Owner of The Elite Factory, in the TampaBay Area

Fire and Ice interviewed: Richard a Black Business Owner of The Elite Factory, in the TampaBay Area a professional gym that welcome everyone to train and develop good health habit whether you are up...

A Voice for the Truth Commission, Energy Crisis

African farmers look to the past and the future to address climate change Host, Walter L Smith II, declares The Forum is the place to analyze the work of Tampa’s new Truth and Reconciliation Commission....

Power To The People: race and executions

Forum co-host Annie Miles provoke discussion regarding the death penalty. Is pro-life in contradiction with a pro-death penalty stance? Race, who decides who lives and who dies in Florida and in America is explored. Host...

Florida Guns Fuel Haiti Violence

A 2023 United Nations report exposes schemes through Florida gun show straw buyers to funnel guns into Haiti. As violence escalates into Haiti suburbs Florida is proving to be unwelcoming sending forces to return asylum-seekers...

Reconciliation Resolution, Energy Omnibus Bill

Sister Connie Burton and the Sunday Forum/Fourth Estate crew Tampa civic activist, Connie Burton, returns to WMNF to visit the Forum to discuss Tampa City Council Resolution 568. The Racial Resolution was the city’s attempt...

Haiti Crisis, U.S. and World Paralysis

Hands off Haiti! Over two centuries ago, the people of Haiti defeated European colonialism and established the world’s first Black republic. Today in the face of chaos people are taking on the fight for their...

Beach Wade-in Civil Disobedience

Host Patró Mabíli commemorate the protest energy of the Civil Rights Movement. This is a mission to ‘Know Their Names’. Those who were enslaved, those who resisted Injustice and those who were lynched in the...

Desegregation launched a Political Revolution: Black History Month commemoration

Host Patró Mabíli sheds light on Community Speaks. The 1948 order desegregating the U.S. armed forces started a momentum of desegregation culminating in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Also, hope for compensation justice for...

Black History: Soul Food and Culture

A motley crew: Frank Crum, Patró Mabíli, Annie Miles and host Walter L. Smith II. City of Tampa’s Frank Crum returns to reiterate the huge Black History movie and soul food event currently underway. Social...
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Florida Senators walk out after racist comments in support of monument bill

Public comment on a Florida bill to preserve monuments spiraled into racism and hate speech on Tuesday. WMNF's Chris Young reports.

The Tampa Police Department is partnering with UNCF for a Black History Walk for Education

This month, The Tampa Police Department Black History Committee is partnering with UNCF for the 2024 Black History Walk for Education.
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Supportive comments about how the bill would protect “white culture” and “white supremacy” could jeopardize a bill to protect monuments in Florida

Florida Senate President Kathleen Passidomo raised questions about the fate of a proposal to protect historic monuments and memorials.

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