Q & A

Former Republican Stalwart Ron Filipkowski Is Using Twitter to Shine a Light on the Far Right

Filipkowski used to be the president of the Republican Club of South Sarasota County. Now he monitors extremists and conspiracy theorists and posts what he finds to his nearly 500,000 followers.

08/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Celebration

How to Celebrate Pride Month

A list of events and activities dedicated to celebrating and uplifting our LGBTQ+ community this month.

06/01/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Q & A

A Local Black Lives Matter Leader Talks About the Movement's Past, Present and Future

An interview with the Sarasota Manatee Chapter leader of the Black Lives Matter Alliance

02/11/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Listening to Black Voices

Talent Agent and Attorney Nurisha Harvey on Activism, Implicit Bias, and Equity vs. Equality

Harvey, who grew up with major civil rights activists, talks about where we are today in the struggle for equality.

11/10/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Events

'Control Growth Now' Group to Honor Old Miakka Activist

The group will present longtime local activist Becky Ayech with its 2021 Citizen of the Year award.

10/11/2021 By Staff

Article

Dr. Bernard Watson Played Pivotal Role in Battle Over Priceless Art Collection

The extraordinary life of Sarasota resident Bernard Watson, whose role in a battle over a priceless art collection still reverberates today.

07/31/2015 By Rich Rescigno