When the violence doesn’t go viral: police brutality in Black Sarasota

When the violence doesn’t go viral: police brutality in Black Sarasota

  Corey Mobley. Rodney Mitchell. Chad Washington. Unarmed black men being injured or killed at the hands of police officers breaks mainstream news fairly frequently in cities across the United States these days. While many Sarasota natives have been kept...
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Black Lives Matter Manasota continues to empower black lives

Black Lives Matter Manasota continues to empower black lives

  An update on the Rodney Mitchell campaign, a fifth annual toy drive and a discussion on the safety pin trend, were all on the agenda at the Black Lives Matter Manatee-Sarasota meeting, held on the New College campus in...
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BLM protest marches through downtown Bradenton

BLM protest marches through downtown Bradenton

Outside the Downtown Bradenton Central Library, a growing group of people gathered a half an hour before noon. Those in attendance included students, community members, leaders, parents and grandparents. People of varying races and backgrounds gathered there t...
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Manasota BLM chapter moves meetings to NCF

Manasota BLM chapter moves meetings to NCF

Black Lives Matter has been active for years now, but with a new school year comes the chance for members of New College, as well as the greater Manasota community to get involved. The Black Lives Matter of Manasota mission...
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