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Radioactivity Wednesday: Controversial mural evokes more police violence against activists in Tampa

August 12, 2020 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Tension is brewing in downtown Tampa involving mural painters, Food Not Bombs, BLM protestors, police and Neo Nazis. Last night four more people were arrested...
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Tampa groups feed hungry people while practicing social distancing in coronavirus era

Here is a link with many coronavirus resources More and more people are losing their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic and many of them need food and other services. Several local groups are organizing...

People affected by homelessness still face troubles in Tampa

Tampa Food Not Bombs posted on its Facebook page that it was concerned that benches had been removed from Gaslight Square Park in downtown Tampa. The post also tells about how the belongings of some...
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Tampa activist helps refugees in Europe

A Tampa activist is helping refugees in Europe; Dezeray Lyn works with several activist groups including Food Not Bombs Tampa and Mutual Aid Disaster Relief. She’s assisting refugees now in Western Europe through her group...
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Will Marco Rubio show for Tampa town hall meeting?

Four topics on this MidPoint: 1) an activist in Tampa is organizing a town hall meeting and has invited Senator Marco Rubio, 2) Monday is Presidents’ Day, but one of our guests is helping to organize...
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No arrests in latest food share by Tampa Food Not Bombs

There were some very tense moments – but no arrests – Tuesday morning as Tampa Police faced off against volunteers sharing food without a permit in a city park; this follows on the heels of...

Tampa Police arrest 7 for sharing food without permit

On Saturday Tampa Police arrested seven volunteers with Tampa Food Not Bombs for sharing food with hungry people in a city park without a permit — and activists say a repeat scene could occur Tuesday...
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Police disrupt food sharing by Tampa Food Not Bombs

A couple times a week, the Tampa chapter of Food Not Bombs shares food with people in a park downtown; but Tuesday they were told to stop. WMNF News spoke with Mark Beloch, who is homeless...
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Will Florida Legislature consider a Homeless Bill of Rights?

A new bill is being proposed by Florida homeless advocates; it’s called the Homeless Bill of Rights. Our guest on MidPoint is Rev. Bruce Wright, with The Refuge and the Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign....
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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...

Grassroots organization harassed by cops in Saint Pete for feeding the hungry

  Grassroots organization faces challenges in getting undernurished fed. Last evening as the sun set on Mirror Lake in downtown Saint Petersburg Food not Bombs catered a vegan and vegetarian homemade buffet. A small group...

Tampa FNB activist ends hunger strike after judge’s decision halting Ft. Lauderdale feeding rule

Tampa FNB activist ends hunger strike after judge's decision halting Ft. Lauderdale feeding rule

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