Florida chapters of the pro-Palestine organization, Students for Justice in Palestine, have not been deactivated by Gov. Ron DeSantis, despite the order released by State University System’s chancellor Ray Rodrigues more than three weeks ago.
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Roughly one month after Hamas attacked Israel Oct. 7, Florida lawmakers convened in Tallahassee for a special session focused on showing support for Israel in its war against the Palestinian militant group.
New Alachua County Sheriff Emery Gainey has spent his first month combatting staff shortages and advocating for increased funding from the state and county.
Gov. Ron DeSantis and Chancellor of the State University System of Florida Ray Rodrigues ordered Florida universities to deactivate two state chapters of a national pro-Palestinian organization Tuesday, claiming the organizations show support for "Hamas terrorism."
Since the violence began two weeks ago, Clay Robinson said Palestinian and anti-Zionist voices have been largely neglected. Zionism is the Israeli national ideology that Judaism is both a nationality and religion and that Israel is an ancestral land that exists for the Jewish community.
A Rosewood resident was sentenced to federal prison a year after an attack against six Black men.
Florida, que alguna vez fue un estado indeciso durante mucho tiempo, se ha vuelto más rojo desde las elecciones presidenciales de 2016 y el gobernador Ron DeSantis asumió el cargo en 2018. Hay 5,2 millones de republicanos registrados y 4,7 millones de demócratas registrados en el estado al 22 de agosto, según el sitio web de la División de Elecciones de Florida.
In Alachua County, the Hispanic community brings a variety of perspectives and beliefs to the importance of voting and political issues.
The public event ‘Truth-Seeking and Democracy’ was co-sponsored by the African American Studies Program and Bob Graham Center for Civil Service. The speakers, Cornel West and Robert George, are known for their close friendship and widely different political ideologies.