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The Scoop: Tues., November 28, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

LGBTQ+ inclusion Tampa and St. Petersburg recently scored perfect scores on the National Human Rights Campaign’s nationwide LGBTQ inclusion assessment. However, this comes as the HRC still deems Florida to be in a ‘state of...
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A proposal in the Florida Legislature would prevent reparations to descendants of slaves

A Senate Republican filed a proposed constitutional amendment to prevent Florida from paying reparations to descendants of slaves.
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Uhuru Solidarity Movement plans “March for Reparations” Saturday in St. Petersburg

This Saturday the Uhuru Solidarity Movement is holding what it’s calling a “March For Reparations to African People” in St. Petersburg. In a press release, the group says the intention of the march is to...
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Uhuru Solidarity leader runs for St. Pete Mayor

A leader in the Uhuru Solidarity Movement announced Wednesday morning that he is running for Mayor of St. Petersburg; Jesse Nevel is running for economic revitalization in the black community and under the slogan of...

Slavery historian sheds light on the dark past that continues to shape the present

Because of America’s role in the history of slavery, many people think the U.S. has a responsibility to repay those who are still being affected by this centuries-long legacy.

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