Young activists, faith leaders, and community members in Florida plan to deliver a cease and desist letter to Governor Ron DeSantis and state lawmakers in response to the recent racially motivated murders in Jacksonville. The demonstrators accuse DeSantis and the GOP-controlled state legislature of promoting hate with their divisive rhetoric and culture wars. They argue that DeSantis’s policies, including banning African-American history in classrooms and books by Black authors, contribute to an atmosphere that fuels violence. The two-day demonstration, led by Bishop William Barber and various groups, aims to hold DeSantis accountable and address critical issues such as poverty, gun violence, and voter suppression.
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