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Jacksonville mayor removes Confederate statue; Pensacola petition nears 12K signatures

Early Tuesday morning, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry ordered city workers to remove the bronze statue of a Confederate soldier that had been displayed in downtown…

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Mayor defends Confederate monument out of respect for women

In a text to a citizen asking to rename Lee Square to its original name, Florida Square, and remove the Confederate monument, Pensacola Mayor Grover…

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Protesters: ‘We will not be going anywhere’

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Protesters encamped near Graffiti Bridge are being told by city officials that they need to relocate to a different location. The…

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The Monumental Question

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly The question is recurring. The answer is always the same: not yet. This question was asked again—shouted from the crowd —…

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Presser Notes: Mayor doesn’t want ‘Any more foolishness’

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly After a wild weekend that saw Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson commit to a group of protesters blocking the roadway at the…

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Alexander answers questions at candidates forum

By C. Scott Satterwhite After a week of nation-wide protests stemming from the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, former Chief of Police David Alexander…

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Pensacola added 1,623 voters, mostly whites on the west side

Pensacola has added 1,623 new voters since the end of May 2019. according to the Supervisor of Elections’ website. Whites made up 67% of the…

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The Inevitable Confederate Monument Question

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly As Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson spoke to protesters at Graffiti Bridge on Saturday, an inevitable question was shouted from the crowd:…

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Saturday Protests:Rain, Racism and Roadway Negotiations

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly It was aggressive negotiations to be sure — linking arms and blocking traffic at the foot of the Pensacola Bay bridge…

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