Friday, March 1, 2024

Education Department launching an investigation into death of Nex Benedict


The Department of Education said Friday that it is opening an investigation into the death of Nex Benedict, a 16-year-old Oklahoma high school student who died one day after getting into a fight in the girls bathroom at school, where they were allegedly bullied for months over their gender identity.....Read More

What Stogie Had For Lunch

Bacalao
Moro and Platanos


The Florida GOP Clarifies What School Vouchers Can Buy


2024 Local Candidates

Gathered here is a list of all the 2024 local candidates who have currently filed with the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections office as of 3/1/2024.

Candidate names link to that candidate's campaign website. Where a campaign website doesn't exist, the link is to the candidate's Facebook page.

Candidate names for Judicial seats link to their campaign website or to their official Hillsborough County Judicial website.


Advocates fight for Tampa-area homeless kids, offer lifelines


While groups across the Tampa Bay area are working to combat homelessness, some are making sure that a specific group doesn’t get overlooked: homeless children.....Read More

'This Woke And Weaponized Government Needs To Be Defanged': Matt Gaetz Hammers New CR Proposal


Thursday, February 29, 2024

Gaza officials: Israeli forces opened fire into Palestinian crowd

photo by H.Veit / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Palestinians were trying to access basic humanitarian aid from trucks when the shooting started, killing more than 100 people and wounding hundreds of others.....Read More

Florida poised to redefine antisemitism as bill heads to DeSantis


As Israel continues its conflict with Hamas— Florida is on the cusp of expanding its definition of antisemitism.....Read HB187

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Republicans Brawl Over Who Mistreats Women Worse


Tampa Hoods: Ybor City

7th Ave

Ron DeSantis Does NOT Wear High Heel Boots


La Setima, Ybor City

Tampa's Famous Avenue

Top 10 Things to do in Tampa Florida 2024!


Ybor Life

7th

Grammy’s Chicken Soup - Cassie Jean and the Fireflies


It takes a Con Man to Know a Con Man: Rick Scott would ‘absolutely’ support convicted Trump for president

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) said Tuesday he would support former President Trump as the party’s nominee for president, even if he’s convicted of a crime.....Read More

Study finds possible link between racism and increased risk of stroke in Black women


According to the CDC, someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds.  But according to new data from a Boston University study, it appears that racism is increasing the risk of stroke for Black women.  That report was done in connection to the university's Black Women's Health Study. It followed more 48-thousand Black women between 1997 and 2019.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

VP Kamala Harris Says College Students Will Get Paid From Taxpayers To Register Voters Ahead Of 2024


Vice President Kamala Harris announced Tuesday that college students would be able to collect federally-funded work study for registering voters.

Harris’s announcement of the new policy was posted on X, formerly known as Twitter. The federal work-study program is intended to allow students to earn money for day-to-day expenses while at college, according to the Department of Education.


Monday, February 26, 2024

Stop The Florida Bear Bill


Ybor Paparazzi

Lexii

Matt Gaetz scandal: bombshell texts exposed


La Setima, Ybor City

 Tampa's Famous Avenue

Cigar roller - Ybor City


AAUP sanctions New College of Florida after politically motivated “egregious and extensive violations”


A major American academic association made up of faculty and other professionals has voted to sanction New College of Florida in Sarasota.....Read More

Hillsborough program tackles disproportionate impact of gun violence, focusing on youth prevention


The impacts of gun violence are widespread, but data shows communities of color are affected at a higher rate. A study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found one in five Black adults feel gun violence is a constant threat to their community, which is more than double among white adults.....Read More

Rallygoers ‘March for Palestine’ in Sarasota


Dozens participated in a “March for Palestine” on the Sarasota Bayfront on Saturday.

The event was set to begin around 5:30 p.m. The attendees started the march on the bayfront and then marched downtown.

Video and Article HERE

Clearwater church spreading message of love after vandalism on Black Lives Matter sign


A Clearwater church is turning a negative into a positive after its Black Lives Matter sign was vandalized. They debuted a new sign showering love back into the community.....Read More

Ybor Paparazzi

Glen, Lexii and Wayne

DeSantis Officially OUT OF CONTROL As Florida Schools Giving Up


Ybor Paparazzi

Tom