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Sybil Wilkes ‘What You Need To Know’

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1. Florida Bill Targeting “Diversity, Equity, or Inclusion” on College Campuses Moving Closer to DeSantis Signature

Gov. Ron DeSantis in Des Moines


What You Need to Know:


A controversial bill was passed by the Florida House last week which many fear will endanger all hopes of maintaining diversity, equity, and inclusion in Florida public universities. By proposing more stringent policies and new guidelines for instruction on the campuses of Florida public universities, State Rep. Alex Andrade (R) introduced House Bill 999, stating, it is “designed to address growing issues lawmakers across Florida have seen in recent years.” Adding, it “aims to course correct some of the course programs that have lost their way.”

CBS News reports the recently passed House bill bans “state colleges and universities from using funds to ‘promote, support, or maintain any programs or campus activities that espouse diversity, equity, or inclusion [DEI] or Critical Race Theory rhetoric.’”

2. Dejà Vu All Over Again: Donald Trump Riles Up Supporters With Arrest Talk

PALM BEACH, FL-NOVEMBER 8: Former President Donald Trump answer


What You Need to Know:

Former President Donald Trump took to his own social media site, “Truth Social,” over the weekend floating his indictment, telling followers that he was going to be arrested Tuesday and encouraging his followers to, “PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!”

While the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has said it is preparing for the possibility that Trump could be indicted as soon as this week, there was no confirmation that it will or when this will occur. 

The former president did not state that he was told of any charges. There were no suggestions from his camp that he was informed about any charges being filed. However, last week, Trump was invited to appear before the grand jury, which legal analysts agree is the step before indictment. 

3. U.S. Pregnancy Deaths Dropped in 2022, After COVID…

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