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Archive for Friday, February 24, 2017

Intersection: Police & Community Relations In Sanford

Five years ago, Sanford became the focus for protests after the shooting of unarmed Black teenager Trayvon Martin. Protesters were outraged that the shooter, George Zimmerman, was not arrested. Eventually the police chief, Bill Lee, was fired, and Sanford hired a new police chief Cecil Smith. The shooting also highlighted old divisions between the city of Sanford and the historic African American community of Goldsboro. Intersection's Matthew Peddie sat down with police chief Cecil Smith and mayor Jeff Triplett to talk about what the city has done to address those divisions.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Podfest, OCSC Stadium, Fear Market and Gods and Monsters

Podcasting is a fun and inexpensive way to get your voice and ideas out to the public and its huge! Orlando has several popular podcasts including one called Scotch and Good Conversation which happened to have me on as a guest because hello! Im me. If youd like to learn more about podcasting you can attend the final day of Podfest Multimedia Expo all day Saturday. For more info go to podfest.us. Tour the brand new Orlando City Soccer stadium during the Stadium House Party! Youll get to peek inside the locker rooms, the expensive sky seats you cant afford (well this is WMFE, so maybe some of you can afford them) meet some of the team members and eat ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City