Culture & Society

Congressional Dems bent the universe toward justice this week. We need to keep pushing

Hopes of getting an increase to the piteously low federal minimum wage tucked into the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill were dealt a serious...

Gov. DeSantis opens conservative conference with praise for Limbaugh, no mention of Trump

Gov. Ron DeSantis opened the American Conservative Union’s annual CPAC conference in Orlando on Friday by urging delegates to follow the example of the...
Florida Capitol

Ordinary citizens will largely be left out in the 2021 legislative process

With the Florida Legislature convening next week, regular citizens trying to participate in the legislative process will face tough hurdles under COVID-19 protocols set...

DeSantis adds vaccination sites in communities of color but some Blacks are distrustful about...

Despite Gov. Ron DeSantis' efforts to increase vaccine doses to residents in communities of color, some Blacks remain mistrustful about the medical system and...

Game-changing one-dose vaccine could be in states’ hands shortly

WASHINGTON —States struggling to provide enough COVID-19 vaccines are likely just a few days away from a pivotal development in the vaccination race: the...

Vilsack is sworn in as USDA secretary—virtually

WASHINGTON—Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday swore in former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a second time around...

U.S. Senate panel calls on governors, mayor to talk big new infrastructure package, including...

WASHINGTON—Senators who could decide the fate of President Joe Biden’s push for a major new infrastructure package seemed open to his priorities at a...

Violating freedom of speech is no way to overcome homelessness

The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the Florida economy and, according to social service providers, has made more people homeless, despite attempts to block evictions.Along...

Big uptick in vaccine supplies for states expected soon

WASHINGTON — Executives from five COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers told Congress Tuesday that they expect to significantly boost the number of shots delivered to states...

FL Legislature 2021: Black lawmakers have to struggle to gain leadership roles, address issues...

Black voices in the political sphere in America have come a long way since the early days, when myriad civil rights activists such as...

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