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Tampa’s Fearless Four Fought Discrimination in City Employment

MidPoint learns the history of The Fearless Four: four Black Tampa policemen who, in the face of heavy backlash, filed a racial discrimination complaint against the Tampa Police Dept. in the 1970's, which helped spark...
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Arguments are set for July 1 in Florida’s fight against new federal Title IX rules

A judge will hear from Florida and other states to block a new Biden administration rule about sex-based discrimination in education programs
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The FAMU discrimination ruling is challenged

Six Florida A&M University students have asked an appeals court to overturn a judge’s ruling that dismissed a potential class-action lawsuit.
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A federal judge tosses out a case alleging that Florida has discriminated against FAMU

A judge has rejected a potential class-action lawsuit that alleged Florida discriminated against historically Black Florida A&M University.
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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.
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A court won’t rehear the fight over an elections law, handing a victory to Ron DeSantis and the Florida legislature

A full federal appeals court declined to take up a challenge to a Florida elections law that opponents contend discriminated against Black voters.
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Hillsborough County continues to push for greater awareness of new tenant protections, more than one year out

The Hillsborough County Commission last year approved a ‘Tenant’s Bill of Rights’ ordinance that, among other things, contains a ban on what’s known as source of income discrimination. This provision prohibits landlords and property owners...

A new law in St. Petersburg bans landlords from discriminating against housing voucher recipients, but some argue it doesn’t go far enough

Under a new city law, landlords in the increasingly unaffordable city of St. Petersburg can now face a financial penalty for denying housing to applicants who use government assistance, such as Section 8 housing vouchers,...
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Students protest USF’s Bill Young building name

Student groups at the University of South Florida are once again ramping up their campaign to get Bill Young’s name taken off a campus building; they say the university should not honor the late member...

Transgender man and woman discuss issues trans community still face

Transgender man and woman discuss issues trans community still face

Green Party to hold annual meeting in Tampa, and ACLU official calls for investigation into profiling by Tampa Police.

Green Party to hold annual meeting in Tampa, and ACLU official calls for investigation into profiling by Tampa Police.

Tampa celebrates Civil Rights Act anniversary

Tampa celebrates Civil Rights Act anniversary

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