By

Jaylin Jones
State legislators are currently in the process of redistricting, a process that occurs every 10 years and involves reforming old voting districts based on population shifts recorded by Census figures. Florida legislators have submitted two new district maps that preserve the two majority-Black Florida Districts, but DeSantis wants to use his own proposed map, which...
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Florida Republicans are pushing a wave of Anti-LGBTQ legislation this year. House Bill 1557 and Senate Bill 1834, referred to as the “Don’t Say Gay” bills by opponents, herald their effort. House Bill 1557 will “[prohibit] a school district from encouraging classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in primary grade levels or in...
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Black Mississippi senators staged a walkout to protest a bill described as a ban on Critical Race Theory. The walkout brought national attention to legislation they did not have the votes to contest, and it pushed attention onto the actions of the Senate’s majority white leadership. Senate Bill 2113 appears harmless, mandating that no public...
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