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The Scoop: Wed., September 27, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Congressional redistricting trial For thirty years, North Florida had a district where African-American voters could elect their preferred candidate to Congress. The removal of the...
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Quality of Life in the U.S.

The U.S. Census reports on measures of poverty long and short term while workers are utilizing their voices and power to strike in a crucial...
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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...
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Walking Through Birmingham – Telling its Civil Rights Stories 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...
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A Surprise on the Civil Rights Trail in Birmingham

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...
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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...
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Activists call for release after Leonard Peltier positive for COVID-19

Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Around 20 people gathered outside the Federal Courthouse in downtown Tampa Monday, demanding Leonard Peltier’s release. The 77-year-old is incarcerated just an hour north of...
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Supporters of Leonard Peltier will rally Tuesday in Tampa

Here’s an update the situation of Native American activist Leonard Peltier, who has been in jail for decades — he’s now in the U.S. Penitentiary, Coleman, north of Tampa; two events are planned for Peltier...
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Former US attorney calls for clemency for Leonard Peltier

One of Florida’s most famous prisoners is hoping President Barack Obama will grant him clemency before leaving office; Native American activist Leonard Peltier was convicted of killing two FBI agents during a 1975 shootout, but...
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Peltier supporter: Obama clemency would be “his last opportunity at freedom”

One of the most famous prisoners in the United States is housed just north of Tampa at United States Penitentiary, Coleman.; some people even go so far as to call American Indian activist Leonard Peltier...

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