Controversy over the lights of the Acosta bridge; Critical theory of race; World Skateboard Championship; JME
Nate monroe covers history since The Florida Times-Union, and joined us with the last one.
Critical breed theory
Activists gathered on Thursday morning on the downtown FSCJ campus to protest the State Board of Education’s vote to ban critical race theory from schools. Ben frazier from the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville joined us with their perspective on the situation.
Skateboard World Championship
Jacksonville was chosen as the host city for the inaugural Street League Skateboarding World Championship this fall. It will take place at the downtown Riverfront Plaza, the former site of The Jacksonville Landing. Alain Verlander, CEO of Airstream Ventures, the local event organizer, told us about what lies ahead.
JME musical experience
This week, WJCT extended the Jacksonville Music Experience (JME) online presence with a new online platform dedicated to local music and curation. JME contributor Matt Shaw Joined us with details, as well as some picks for our monthly JME DJ sessions.