Tampa Bay Breakfast Club Hosts Virtual Conversation with Pinellas County Sheriff Candidates.

Tampa Bay Breakfast Club Hosts Virtual Conversation with Pinellas County Sheriff Candidates. The Tampa Bay Breakfast Club with support from the  Florida Immigrant Coalition, Organize Florida and Tampa Dream Defenders, hosted  a virtual conversation segment with candidates seeking to become or remain Sheriff of Pinellas County. Black and Brown citizens are disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system and determining who gets to lead the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department, makes this particular race of utter importance.  The segment was moderated by Pastor Andy Oliver of Allendale Methodist Church and Film…

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Vote Smart: An Informed Voter is a Powerful Voter

This year’s election includes the office of the president. As one can imagine, information is  being spewed out at neck breaking speed. Some will be voting for the first, others not so much. At any rate, being an informed voter is a must. Listed below is some helpful information for both the new and experienced voter. The spin masters are working overtime, so it is imperative that voters educate themselves concerning this upcoming election. The supreme court, police abolishment, voting rights, education, housing, and  healthcare are all on the table.…

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The Nation Watches As the Minneapolis City Council Votes to Defund the Minneapolis​ Police Department

Defunding police departments now sit squarely on the police reform radar. The concept is new to some and familiar to others. On, Sunday the Minneapolis city council voted to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department and replace it with a model that centers around real community safety. The decision sent ripples through many communities nationwide, as they too wrestle with police violence against its black and brown citizens. Leading this huge undertaking is MPD150, a collective of organizers, researchers, artists, and activists. MPD150 is clear on what their objective is. The…

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Dismantling Systems that Enable Police Terror

Dismantling Systems that Enable Police Terror  In response to the growing number immigrants in the United States, “the first publicly funded, organized police force with officers on duty full-time was created in Boston in 1838.”   Enforcement looks totally different when black bodies are involved. The horror stories of the treatment of slaves is no secret.  Being subjected to and threatened with death from noncompliance is something that black people are all too familiar with.  Black people have marched, cried and died surrounding the death of their peers at the hands…

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Breonna’s Law: No Knock Warrants Banned

Still reeling from her untimely death, the community celebrates a small but important victory. The Louisville police department voted in favor of Breonna’s Law. The legislation will officially ban the practice of no-knock warrants, or warrants that allow police to enter a suspect’s apartment without warning or notice. However, the officers responsible for Breonna’s death are still free. So, the legislation is a good starting point, but ultimately her killers need to face justice. Previous Report Kenneth Walker charges have been dropped. Kenneth Walker was the boyfriend of Breonna Taylor.…

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