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Food Not Bombs calls for pretrial support of homeless man

A young homeless man faces a pretrial hearing tomorrow in a Tampa courtroom. Members of a local peace group are calling on people to pack the room to show support for Ashton Stotter. Jimmy Dunson...
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Tampa Police didn’t racially discriminate when handing out more citations to black bicyclists: DoJ

The Tampa Police Department issued disproportionately more citations and tickets to black bicycle riders – but it was not intentional racial discrimination; those are some of the conclusions of a Department of Justice report released...

Black Lives Matter protesters ejected from Donald Trump rally in Tampa

Today on Radioactivity, we hear from Donald Trump supporters and protesters from Monday’s rally in downtown Tampa. It was the latest stop in on a campaign trail that has recently been marked with violent skirmishes...
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Tamir Rice protest Tuesday in St. Pete

On Monday an Ohio grand jury declined to indict the two officers involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November 2014; Tuesday afternoon in St. Petersburg there’s a protest to support Tamir Rice and...

Year in Review: Stories that had us talking in 2015

As the year 2015 comes to an end this week, we take time to review some of the top stories that had us talking this year. Gay marriage was legalized by the Supreme Court in...
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Tampa rally against white supremacy

A student group in Tampa is rallying Wednesday evening in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis and against white supremacy; Students for a Democratic Society Tampa is holding what they say is an emergency...

Black Millennials are taking black twitter to the streets

Hacktivists and activists, black twitter and black lives matter hashtags are all over social media but what do they mean to black millennials? A recent report by The Black Youth Project entitled “Black Millennials in...
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USF students to rally in solidarity with Mizzou

On Thursday afternoon USF students will rally in support of students at the University of Missouri who have faced threats of violence after the school’s president and provost resigned in response to student protests; black students...

Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. talks about new book, Black Lives Matter movement

By Rob Lorei Today on Radioactivity, we are joined by Leonard Pitts Jr., a Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Miami Herald and author of Grant Park, a historical fiction novel about an assassination plot...

Bernie Sanders supporters “Feel the Bern” at St Petersburg debate viewing party

Bernie Sanders delivered the goods to his base and beyond during the first live Democratic presidential debate. Last night more than 40 people showed up to watch the debate at a Bernie Sanders viewing party...
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Preview of Trans Lives Matter rally in Tampa

At least eighteen transgender women have been killed this year in the United States. This week there have been vigils and rallies across the country calling attention to violence against trans women. Friday night there...

Young protesters demonstrate in Tampa for police accountability

Young protesters demonstrate in Tampa for fair policing

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