Gainesville would be the first city in Florida to sue.Read More »
Gainesville Doesn’t Meet Criteria To Be Certified As ‘Welcoming City’ To Immigrants. Two Proposals Could Help Change That.
In December of 2016, Mayor Lauren Poe proclaimed Gainesville a "Welcoming City" — Florida's first. But when criteria was developed the next year for cities to become certified as welcoming, local immigration advocates discovered the city was far from meeting them.Read More »
The ordinance would prohibit the relocation, removal, renaming, or any other disturbance to memorials of U.S. veterans and presidents.Read More »
Putnam Board Of County Commissioners Voted To Move A Confederate Monument. Now They’re Considering An Ordinance To Protect It.
On Confederate Memorial Day in 1924, the cornerstone was laid for a monument that, nearly a century later, has caused a twisting, emotional, yearlong debate in Putnam County with no clear end in sight.Read More »
On Saturday, history unfolded in Palatka, Florida, as the community gathered to celebrate Juneteenth as a federal holiday for the first time.Read More »
Jehad was born into a powerful family in Syria. But in America, where his asylum case has been pending for over eight years with no updates, he learned what it means to be powerless.Read More »
When a large tent city downtown was shut down shortly after, the residents were told they could encamp around the shelter instead. It seemed like a neat solution. The rest of the city was relieved to not see them anymore.Read More »
Fleming was known as a long-time champion of human rights and a pillar in the Alachua County community.Read More »
Your daily breakdown of coronavirus news and numbers in Florida.Read More »
The daily breakdown of coronavirus news and numbers in Florida.Read More »