Tuesday December 11, 2018
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BY Maddie Hendrick | Tallahassee, FL | 11/23/18
On November 7, students, activists and community members from around the Tallahassee area gathered at The Plant Arts Center to celebrate the 101st anniversary of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 11/18/18
Students at a local Jacksonville high school are calling foul on a racist dress code policy implemented by administration last week.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Jacksonville District | Jacksonville, FL | 10/27/18
On November 6, Floridians will vote on 12 amendments to the state constitution.
BY Christina Kittle | Jacksonville, FL | 10/21/18
The United States has a notorious history with the national oppression of Black people. In the South, remnants of slave society exist as a constant reminder of this - Confederate street names, school names and monuments are physical reminders one encounters daily - but we see it also manifest in the social structure of the Black Belt South – the historically constituted nation of Black people in the United States.
BY Regina Joseph | Tallahassee, FL | 8/22/18
On August 20, in Missouri, Tenia Williams, a Black transgender woman, was stabbed and choked by a man she met online. Tenia, who wrote about the attack on social media said, "Before providing my address he was well aware of me being transgender. This man never gave me any inclination that his intentions were to kill."
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 7/16/18
On July 13, around 45 people, including family members of Harold Kraai along with the Jacksonville Community Action Committee, Jacksonville Progressive Coalition and other community members gathered for vigil in the San Mateo area of Jacksonville to protest against this police killing of an innocent civilian. Harolf Kraai was a 52-year-old mentally ill man who was gunned down by Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer (JSO) cop Richard Futch on the morning of July 7.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/23/18
Two crucial strike authorization votes are underway at UPS and UPS Freight. On May 16, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) began mailing ballot information to all members at UPS and UPS Freight, who will vote either ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to give union negotiators the authority to call a strike.
BY Michael Sampson | Jacksonville, FL | 5/10/18
The “Protect and Serve Act” is new federal legislation introduced this week that looks to strengthen the Trump era mandate for a stronger police state.
BY staff | Tampa, Fl | 5/02/18
Organized workers and student activists gathered at Centennial Park in Tampa, April 28, to celebrate the victories, past and present, of the working class.
BY staff | MacClenny, FL | 3/05/18
On March 1, the family of DJ Broadus II, an African American man brutally murdered in north Florida, called for and rallied at a second town hall meeting here, at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ.
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