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Wesley Chapel man accuses Florida Senate of Stalinist tactics for removing seal with Confederate symbol

This week the Florida Senate approved a rule change that would remove the confederate battle flag from the chamber’s seal; but that effort to get rid of the controversial symbol embraced by racists like the...

Radioactivity looks at how to have an ‘impolite’ discussion on race

Today we listen to the lastest episode of WEDU’s Florida this week, a political talk show that airs on  Friday nights, and is moderated by Radioactivity Host Rob Lorei. This Weeks Panel ( Political Reporter...
Biking While Black DoJ

“Biking While Black” citations decline in Tampa

Update from Friday, August 28: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn has announced the creation of a Citizens Review Board to review issues related to the Tampa Police Department.  The number of citations Tampa Police are issuing...
Kathy Castor at USF

Low-performing Pinellas schools prompts Castor letter to feds

Tampa-area Congress member Kathy Castor has written to the U.S. Department of Education asking them to look at how the Pinellas County School District is spending federal money that is supposed to go to schools...
Rene Flowers

Pinellas School Board member reacts to Times report

This week the Tampa Bay Times began publishing results of an investigation into several low-performing elementary schools called “Why Pinellas County is the worst place in Florida to be black and go to public school.”...
Lisa Montelione

Community discussion Tuesday on “bicycling while black” in Tampa

On Tuesday evening The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is asking for the public’s input on the Tampa Police Department’s practices of issuing citations for traffic and bicycle...

Listeners weigh in on Confederate flags and St. Pete’s history of lynching

Listeners weigh in on Confederate flags and St. Pete's history of lynching

Race, weed and social justice

Deggans and USF professor Roy Kaplan about how might decriminalization of drug possession affect racism

Nightline Co-anchor Byron Pitts talks race and the media, and we discuss the Republican letter to Iran

Nightline Co-anchor Byron Pitts talks race and the media, and we discuss the Republican letter to Iran

Author Ian Haney Lopez explains racial codewords and “dog-whistle” politics

Law Professor and Author Ian Haney Lopez explains racial codewords and "dog-whistle" politics

Activists demand black control of the police in their neighborhoods

in St. Petersburg community activists held a forum on police violence and institutional racism.

Ferguson solidarity rally planned for Friday in Tampa

Ferguson solidarity rally planned for Friday in Tampa

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