NewFM Political Director Dwight Bullard is quoted in the May 27th piece by USA Today’s Ledyard King about Sen. Bill Nelson’s re-election race against presumptive Republican nominee and current Governor, Rick Scott. : Continue Reading
The New Florida Majority (NewFM), endorsies Florida State Senator Annette Taddeo for full term in District 40, calling her an inclusive leader that has championed affordable housing, a livable wage and educational access for all children in Tallahassee. Continue Reading
In Florida, and across the South, young parents give birth against great odds. Many pregnant people—particularly young Black mamas— are policed and shamed for their choices to have children. Continue Reading
Online and offline events the week of May 14 – May 20, including Jacksonville march against Confederate symbols, mark 153rd Anniversary of the Civil War Emancipation of African Americans in the Sunshine State. Miami, FL – The fight to remove Confederate symbols and the restoration of voting rights are just some… Continue Reading
On Tuesday, May 8th, black students from across Miami-Dade County hosted, “Beyond the March,” a youth-led town hall on violence at Little Haiti Cultural Center to discuss the violence that they face daily and ways to implement solutions. A packed room filled with students, parents, law enforcement and elected officials… Continue Reading
Black women are three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women. It’s time we join together to say: Black mamas deserve to survive pregnancy and childbirth.
Officials and community groups settle lawsuit that claimed that long outdoor lines that the state oversaw for food assistance in the aftermath of Irma discriminated against persons with disabilities and the elderly. Miami, FL – Over 150,000 Floridians who started, but did not complete, pre-registration for the federal disaster food assistance program… Continue Reading