Florida Supreme Court hears arguments on protest law amid allegations of targeting Black activists

The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to a law that enhanced penalties during protests that turn violent.
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Tuesday, June 6th, 2023

Listen: Florida prisoners living with HIV Florida now leads the country in the percentage of prisoners living with HIV. WMNF’s Chris Young reports on the various causes that may have led our state to this...

Some Florida prisoners are on strike to protest conditions

A number of prisoners in Florida have gone on strike; the work stoppage began yesterday, on MLK Day, in what they’re calling a “nonviolent protest of conditions” known as Operation PUSH. Panagioti Tsolkas is an organizer with...
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Tampa vigil for hunger-striking Palestinian journalist

A Palestinian journalist on hunger strike in an Israeli jail is in failing health and activists in Tampa are organizing a vigil Tuesday evening to call attention to the case of Muhammad Al Qiq. Dezeray Lyn,...
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New Tampa group sends Books to Prisoners

A prisoners’ rights group is calling attention to mass incarceration at the same time as trying to help people behind bars by sending them books. Tampa Books to Prisoners is part of a larger network....

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