Posts Tagged: florida

Right-wing enemy of Venezuela opens Sarasota lecture season

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On Wednesday, regime change advocate and former diplomat Diego Arria will be speaking in Sarasota. The talk, titled “Venezuela: A Real Threat in Our...

Protesters in Bradenton defend the rights of immigrants and refugees

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On Sunday, seventeen people gathered at the Manatee County Courthouse in downtown Bradenton to demand an end to US concentration camps for refugees an...

Manifestantes en Bradenton defienden los derechos de los inmigrantes y los refugiados

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Los esfuerzos locales para fortalecer la comunidad y empoderar a los inmigrantes y refugiados continúan en Sarasota y Bradenton.

Pensacola Police fatally shoot unarmed man in front of his four children

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Neighbors lingered in the streets and nearby yards for hours after the incident.

Sarasota students hold climate strikes every Friday in June

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Sarasota Students for Climate will be holding a school strike for climate every Friday in June at the bay front at 3:30pm. They are calling on student...

Teaching in Florida: “Almost all of us work multiple jobs”

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Florida schools are among some of the most underfunded in the United States, ranked 42nd nationally in education spending per-student, which hovers at...

Hillsborough School Board threatens to privatize custodial services, outraging workers, community

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Custodians from the Hillsborough County school district and labor activists protested outside the county’s school board on Tuesday morning in Tampa ...

Islamic Center of Tallahassee and Students For Justice in Palestine hold solidarity vigil honoring Christchurch victims

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There was a touching show of unity as over 40 community members, both Muslim and non-Muslim, came to the steps of the Florida Historic Capitol to obse...

Statue depicting sexual assault tagged #metoo in Sarasota

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Tuesday morning revealed a message of support for survivors of sexual assault painted in large red letters on the 26-foot-tall “Unconditional Surren...

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra greeted by protest in Sarasota

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On February 6, as the sun set over the nearby Marina, protestors gathered outside the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota, Florida, where the I...