Kelly Benjamin is a a community activist and longtime Creative Loafing Tampa Bay contributor who first appeared in the paper in 1999. He also ran for Tampa City Council in 2011.
A year after George Floyd’s murder, Tampa activists navigate task forces and slow moving review board changes
A vote on the CRB is set for today, May 20.
By Kelly Benjamin
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Joe Haskins, Tampa champion of working class bicycle riders, has died at age 79
He’ll be remembered with a memorial ride to his wake on Sunday.
Some participants skeptical after Tampa Mayor Jane Castor’s policing task force opens on Saturday
The next meeting is on July 18.
By Kelly Benjamin and Ray Roa
Tampa Police Chief says 'George Floyd had to get murdered' for people to come to Citizen Review Board meetings
Board member Rev. Bartholomew Banks later chastised Dugan’s behavior.
Tampa's police community review board is a sham, and it was built to fail
For one, the CRB can only review closed internal affairs files given to it by the police.
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