White Supremacist group targets Florida gubernatorial candidate

Racially-charged phone calls targeting Florida’s black Democratic gubernatorial nominee were from a white supremacist video podcast linked to incendiary robocalls in Iowa and California, AP reported on Sept. 2. The recorded calls feature someone claiming to be Andrew Gillum, urging voters to support his campaign in an old-time minstrel dialect.  In an interview on State … Read more

Gillum warns Desantis to be ‘careful’ with his words

Sunday, Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum, warned his opponent, Ron DeSantis to watch his words during “Meet the Press,” the Orlando Sentinel reported. Tallahasse voters received a racially-charged robocall mocking Gillum over the Labor Day weekend. The call, which was sent out by a neo-Nazi group, quickly became the topic of discussion. “I think … Read more