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Archive for Friday, February 26, 2021

Intersection: CPAC; Joe Gruters; Anna Eskamani

The Conservative Political Action Conference takes place in Orlando over the weekend. Its a chance for the leading lights in the conservative movement to burnish their credentials and to test the waters for a potential presidential campaign. It will be former president Donald Trumps first major appearance since leaving office- and since his banishment from twitter and acquittal in his second impeachment trial. 
Published in Intersection Podcast

Black Churches in Orlando: Empowerment

The Black church has always been a major advocate pushing for Black empowerment. Since the early days, when slaves used to meet and pray for a better future to the Civil Rights Movement, it was an institution where members of the Black community could find solace and sanctuary.
Published in Central Florida News

Black Churches in Orlando: Desegregation

The Black church was a great place to feel empowered and to encourage others to join in activist efforts. Harry T. Moore wouldnt have been able to register thousands of Black voters had it not been for the church. So when was the first Black church established in Orlando?
Published in Central Florida News

Black Churches in Orlando: Black Lives Matter

The Black church has played a long time role in organizing and supporting the Civil Rights Movement: from Martin Luther King, Jr. and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference, to a networking system to encourage disenfranchised Black people to vote and join activist groups. The church continues to play a vital role as a focal point for activism today. 
Published in Central Florida News