Photo credit: McKenna Schueler, June 2020, Tampa, Florida Last year, Tampa Bay collectively witnessed a global health crisis, and the beginnings of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Millions of Floridians filed for unemployment, as residents grappled for financial assistance. With over 7,000 dead from COVID-19 across the Tampa Bay region, local residentsContinue reading “Changes in How Tampa Bay Responds to Crisis One Year After The Murder Of George Floyd”
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What Happened in 2020: Professional Highlights
Last year was a year of many firsts, personally and professionally. My first publication in a local news outlet. My first online publication in a national magazine, in the wake of Florida’s passage of the state’s $15 Minimum Wage Initiative. My first time reporting on local and state elections for a readership rather than simplyContinue reading “What Happened in 2020: Professional Highlights”
“We’re Here and We Will Be Here”: Black Collective Movement Activists Have Become Leading Organizers in Tampa’s Fight for Racial Justice
The Black Collective Movement’s young and tenacious organizers oppose systemic oppression in all its forms.