Photos from last weekend's Black Lives Matter Pasco protest outside Wawa

Black Lives Matter activists in Pasco County were at a Wawa over the weekend, which is a departure from the Friday protests…

By CL Staff

Photos from last weekend's Black Lives Matter Pasco protest outside Wawa
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Clearwater Trump truck rally, featured Florida's ‘Back the Blue’ rapper Forgiato Blow

A bunch of the president’s supporters drove their big ass trucks around Clearwater on Saturday and reminded folks that Joe Biden’s gonna…

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Clearwater Trump truck rally, featured Florida's ‘Back the Blue’ rapper Forgiato Blow
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Black Lives Matter and back the blue protesters meet outside South Tampa CVS

Local Black Lives Matter and “back the blue” demonstrators came face to face in South Tampa on Saturday. The meeting happened outside…

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Black Lives Matter and back the blue protesters meet outside South Tampa CVS
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Tampa Police arrest two protesters after car collision in SOHO

Two protesters were arrested by Tampa police on Tuesday night after vehicles collided on Howard Avenue. Creative Loafing Tampa Bay photographer Dave…

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Tampa Police arrest two protesters after car collision in SOHO
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Photos from last weekend’s Black Lives Matter march in New Port Richey

On September 11, Black Lives Matter Pasco County continued its weekly tradition of a Friday evening stroll through New Port Richey. The…

By CL Staff

Photos from last weekend’s Black Lives Matter march in New Port Richey
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Tampa protesters mark 100 days of action by marching through Armature Works and downtown

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor recently said that, “I don’t know that there is anybody in the nation that hasn’t gotten that message……

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Tampa protesters mark 100 days of action by marching through Armature Works and downtown
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Tampa Black Lives Matter protesters gather near USF to honor Jacob Blake, and call for police reform

School’s back in session, and over the weekend, young folks—some flanked by Navy vets—organized around the University of South Florida for two…

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Protesters march from USF to police precinct no. 2 in Tampa, Florida on August 29, 2020.
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New Port Richey police issue BLM protesters noise violations, while city remains quiet on presence of hate group

New Port Richey is a tiny town compared to Tampa (it has just 44 sworn officers compared to more than 900 in…

By CL Staff

New Port Richey police issue BLM protesters noise violations, while city remains quiet on presence of hate group
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Photos from Tampa's Black Lives Matter drive through protest for Jacob Blake

On Thursday, Tampa activists got in their cars, collected themselves at Al Lopez Park and made their way to Ybor City as…

By CL Staff

Photos from Tampa's Black Lives Matter drive through protest for Jacob Blake
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Tampa activists demand justice for Kai Summers, who died in custody of HCSO

On Wednesday, activist group Tampa Dream Defenders brought survivors of state violence and community members to Hillsborough County’s Orient Road jail to…

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Photo by Dave Decker
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Photos from Pasco County's Black Lives Matter march

Sunday saw yet another Black Lives Matter march weave its way through New Port Richey, and while antiracist protesters outnumbered them, a…

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Photos from Pasco County's Black Lives Matter march
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Tampa activists and family of Jonas Joseph continue calls for justice

On Saturday, August 15, activists and family members gathered outside Tampa Police headquarters and marched to the County Courthouse in downtown Tampa…

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Tampa activists and family of Jonas Joseph continue calls for justice
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Photos from New Port Richey's Black Lives Matter march

Paso County’s Black Lives Matter marches have been smaller than those in Tampa, but they haven’t been any less disruptive. In fact,…

By CL Staff

Photos from New Port Richey's Black Lives Matter march
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Tampa police charge protesters with criminal mischief, while the ‘Back the Blue’ mural is ‘under investigation’

On Sunday, more than 12 hours after Creative Loafing Tampa Bay’s initial email to its on-call public information officer, Tampa Police responded…

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Tampa police charge protesters with criminal mischief, while the ‘Back the Blue’ mural is ‘under investigation’
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Tampa protesters marched to Mayor Jane Castor’s house on Friday

Late Friday afternoon, after convening less than a mile away at Lowry Park, Black Lives Matter protestors marched to the nearby Riverbend…

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Photo by Javier Ortiz
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Photos of Portland protesters facing off with federal storm troopers

Last week, Creative Loafing Tampa Bay photographer Dave Decker went on social media to send out a call  saying he felt compelled…

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Photos of Portland protesters facing off with federal storm troopers
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Friends, family and activists call for justice in the death of Tampa teen Josiah Pinner

Over the weekend, friends, family and activists gathered in Ybor City to call for justice for Josiah Pinner, a 15-year-old who was…

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Friends, family and activists call for justice in the death of Tampa teen Josiah Pinner
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Tampa Police pepper sprayed and arrested Black Lives Matter protesters on the Fourth of July

Creative Loafing Tampa Bay is still waiting on a response to its Saturday afternoon email to Tampa Police Media Relations officials, but…

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Chandler Culotta
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Protesters, supporters greet Pence and DeSantis in downtown Tampa

Two small and distinct crowds gathered outside of USF Health’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation on Thursday, June 2, where…

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Photo by Dave Decker
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Photos from last weekend's Black Lives Matter and Pride marches in St. Petersburg

Before last weekend, St. Pete Pride president Chrys Bundy issued a challenge to would-be parade goers thinking about the canceled parade plans.…

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Photos from last weekend's Black Lives Matter and Pride marches in St. Petersburg
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Photos from last weekend's Black Lives Matter protests in South Tampa

Hillsborough Black Lives Matter protesters once again took to the streets of South Tampa over the weekend, for what was one of…

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Photo by Dave Decker
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Photos from Saturday's rainy protests in downtown Tampa

Rain couldn't keep Tampa activists from staging some of the largest local George Floyd protests since the 46-year-old Black man was killed…

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Javier Ortiz
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Photos from Sunday's George Floyd protests in Tampa

Demonstrations expressing sadness, frustration and anger about the murder of George Floyd—and the treatment of Black people by the police—continued on Sunday.…

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Photo by Dave Decker
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Photos of Xetas, Joyeater and Charles Irwin playing Seminole Heights record store Microgroove

Texas duo Xetas stopped in Tampa on Tuesday for a set at Seminole Heights record shop Microgroove where Charles Irwin and Joyeater…

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Xetas
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Photos of Tampa indie-rock band DieAlps! releasing a new album in Seminole Heights

Tampa indie-rock band DieAlps! celebrated the release of its second full-length album, More Important Things, at American Legion Post 111 in Seminole…

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Photos of Tampa indie-rock band DieAlps! releasing a new album in Seminole Heights
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Photos of Tampa punk band Feral Babies reuniting at Microgroove

It makes sense that Feral Babies—a Tampa punk band fronted by one of the city's merriest pranksters, Justin Arnold—would announce a reunion…

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Feral Babies
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Photos from Joyeater's album release show at Nova House Clearwater

Genre-blending Tampa Bay punk-rock and new wave band Joyeater has a debut LP, Naysayer, and it celebrated with a Clearwater gig at…

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Photos from Joyeater's album release show at Nova House Clearwater
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Photos of The Menzingers, Tigers Jaw and Culture Abuse playing Tampa Orpheum

A whopper of a punk-rock bill dropped into Orpheum in Ybor City when The Menzingers rolled through Tampa alongside Tigers Jaw and…

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The Menzingers
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Everything we saw at Absolution Fest in Ybor City

Vancouver based post-punk and new wave band Actors made a little kids day over the weekend when Absolution Fest took over Orpheum…

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Ritual Howls @ Crowbar
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Photos from Sing Out Loud St. Augustine's punk-rock weekend

Sing Out Loud is spending September taking over several St. Augustine, Florida venues (including The Amp and Sarbez), and September 13-14 belonged…

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Coathangers
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