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In Florida, as in other states, the NRA spends disproportionately more money through its political action committees (PACs) on Republicans than it does on Democrats. Find out what members of Florida’s congressional delegation had to say about the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting contrasted with the amount of money NRA PACs have spent for or against each elected official, based on a Florida Center for Investigative Reporting review of Federal Election Commission campaign finance data. Read the full story.

AMERICAN MASTERS Presents “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise,” Reflecting on the Life of the Renowned Author/Activist; and Smokey Robinson Is Honored With the Esteemed Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song THE TALK – RACE IN AMERICA and New Documentaries from INDEPENDENT LENS Discuss Race Relations Then and Now

Large numbers of Caribbean nationals, who claimed to have voted against Donald Trump, may not yet be ready to eagerly embrace him. But they’re finally coming to grips with the inevitability of him as president of the United States. Generally, those in and outside the U.S. have taken a wait-and-see approach regarding how the billionaire businessman will perform in the White House. They’re hoping a Trump administration will not disrupt their quest for the American Dream, starting with his scheduled swearing into office Jan. 20.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Caribbean politicians and academics last month reacted to the election of billionaire Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, expressing hope for continued good relations with Washington even as they acknowledged the region should be prepared for an influx of nationals returning home. Sir Hilary Beckles, chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), warned the Caribbean to be prepared for returning nationals and other migrants from North America. Sir Hilary said Trump’s philosophies and policies could lead to a demographic change in the Caribbean overtime.

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