“Our civil rights have risen or fallen based on our voting rights. When we vote we have had increased protections. If not, we see a decline. So vote,” — Tameka Hobbs, native Floridian and African Studies history professor at Valdosta State University in Georgia.
Black History

What’s at stake in Florida on Election Day?

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Locally, this election could result in Florida gaining its first Black governor and attorney general, the restoration of voting rights to ex-felons, new legislation to improve blighted Black communities, the end of a 20-year stretch of Republicans controlling the state, and so much more.” […read more]