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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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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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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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Small business loans handed out

Yesterday morning, Kelly Massey of the UWF Small Business Development Center presented to the Escambia County Commission the list of 50 businesses were awarded Escambia…

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Powerful video from local ministers: ‘The time is now’

A Reflection on MLK’s Letter from Birmingham Jail Clergy from seven historic downtown religious communities in Pensacola, FL reflect on Martin Luther King Jr’s “Letter…

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