Tar balls have begun washing up on the shores of Pensacola Beach in Florida’s Panhandle. Escambia County emergency managment officials are working with state officials to make sure Pensacola Beach and the outlying areas receive as much aid as possible. WUFT-FM’s Lynsey Saunders talked with Senior Producer for Florida Public Radio, Trimmel Gomes, about BP’s response to the oil reaching Florida’s shores.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89Trimmel.mp3]
The Alachua County branch of the NAACP and the United Church of Gainesville’s Racial Justice Task Force are sponsoring a town hall called “Understanding Racial Inequities: Where Are We Now?” at 4 p.m. in the Thelma Boltin Center, at 516 NE Second Ave.