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Florida lawmakers are shielded from turning over documents related to Ron DeSantis and the “Stop Woke” law

A federal appeals court has shielded 14 current and former Florida lawmakers from having to turn over documents.
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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.
Florida redistricting

Updated: Florida takes aim at judge’s ruling that its redistricting is unconstitutional

Attorneys for Florida argued that its redistricting plan eliminating a Black-majority district abolished a “race-based electoral monopoly.”
Florida redistricting

Both sides seek a quick resolution to the fight over Florida’s Congressional district maps

Both sides in a battle over a congressional redistricting plan asked an appeals court to fast-track the case to the Florida Supreme Court.
Florida redistricting

Judge rules that Florida’s Congressional redistricting plan is unconstitutional

A circuit judge ruled that a congressional redistricting plan pushed by Gov. Ron DeSantis violated the Florida Constitution.
Florida redistricting

Judge weighs arguments in a challenge to Florida Congressional redistricting

A Leon County circuit judge Thursday heard arguments in a battle about Florida's congressional redistricting plan.
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Florida’s ‘Stop WOKE’ restricts businesses from training on some race-related issues; a court will hear a challenge

A judge previously agreed with businesses and a consultant that Florida's Stop WOKE restrictions violated the First Amendment
NPR TV critic Eric Deggans

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans on how the media still wield dangerous words to divide us

Eric Deggans, the first TV critic for National Public Radio, on Tuesday (Aug. 15) discussed the state of media and race on WMNF WaveMakers with Janet and Tom. Just over a decade ago Deggans wrote...
FAMU

Florida urges the judge to reject FAMU students’ case alleging racial discrimination

State education officials asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit by Florida A&M University students alleging discrimination against the historically Black school.
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Black lawmakers seek changes to Florida’s “shameful and disgusting” education standards

Members of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus are asking state education officials to revise new African-American history standards.
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Florida accused of violating judge’s order in “Stop WOKE” case

Plaintiffs accuse Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration of violating a judge’s order that blocked parts of the Stop WOKE law from being enforced.
University of South Florida

DeSantis wants Florida colleges and universities to list resources they are putting into activities on diversity, equity and inclusion and critical race theory

Gov. Ron DeSantis wants state colleges and universities to explain resources they are putting into activities related to diversity, equity and inclusion and critical race theory.

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