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Progressive groups protest elimination of affirmative action; DEI programs in Florida

Yesterday about a dozen activists gathered in protest of a plethora of changes in education by the Republican supermajority in the Florida state legislature, as well as the US Supreme Court’s overturning of affirmative action....

“Tampa 5” celebrate getting extension on their court cases

Members of the University of South Florida community who were arrested on campus in March were in court today. Defendants say they now have more time to build their case. The defendants were arrested in...
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Florida lawmakers target university campus diversity efforts

the Florida House gave final approval to a bill to prevent colleges & universities from spending money on diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives.

Senate panel backs ending higher ed ‘DEI’; Florida’s controversial HB 999 now goes to the full House and Senate

A measure that seeks to prevent colleges and universities from spending money on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives is ready to go before the full Florida Senate and House amid strong objections from Democrats, with...

USF Students protest DeSantis’ attacks on DEI in Florida colleges

Today at the University of South Florida about a dozen students with Students for a Democratic Society protested a law to ban majors and minors in gender studies, Critical Race Theory, and related studies that...

USF students call for dropped charges outside State Attorney’s office

In response to 4 campus arrests earlier this month at a protest against House Bill 999, about 20 demonstrators gathered today in front of the Hillsborough County Courthouse calling for justice. [Chanting] “Justice for….Tampa 4!...

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